Diaz is in Florida to assist his teammate Chris Avilla as he takes on Anthony Taylor in a rematch on the undercard of Paul vs Woodley
Nate Diaz has come underneath fireplace for his half in a backstage brawl throughout Jake Paul’s weigh-in for his rematch with Tyron Woodley.
The UFC star is in Florida this weekend to assist teammate Chris Avilla who faces Paul’s sparring accomplice Anthony Taylor on tonight’s undercard.
However Diaz stole the headlines final night time when he was concerned in a fracas which noticed water bottles thrown earlier than safety intervened.
And Taylor accused Diaz of biting off greater than he might chew.
“It was fairly sticky on the market however we had the mop and cleaned it up,” he informed The Schmo.
“You understand, Nate’s all the time on the lookout for one thing to begin however he could not swallow what he might chew. My staff was there, his staff was there and he backed out like a bit pet.”
Bellator champion AJ McKee was additionally in attendance, and stated: “They prefer to throw bottles; I prefer to throw arms. You understand Nate and the entire little squad, they prefer to throw bottles.
“It’s a little private over right here. I’ve been capable of set my feelings apart this whole time however I really feel like it’s past that, he’s [Taylor] not touched in my presence.
“That’s out of respect for me or all people else. The extent of disrespect has been dished out and it received’t go unprecedented.”
Diaz’s look in Florida has elevated hypothesis that he will probably be Paul’s subsequent opponent.
The Californian has one combat left on his UFC deal and is clamouring for a conflict with Dustin Poirier early in 2022.
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He would then be free to depart the promotion and pursue a conflict with Paul.
His brother Nick might additionally face Jake’s brother Logan on a double-header subsequent summer season.
And Paul stated this week: “Look, there’s lots of s*** discuss going forwards and backwards, and I’d like to make that combat occur, if it’s even attainable.
“I do know he’s with the UFC, so no matter occurs will occur however that’s a large combat, and I believe the folks must see that one.
“I’ve obtained to get by way of Tyron, perhaps Tommy [Fury]. Who is aware of? Perhaps Nate Diaz, perhaps Conor McGregor. The highway path is huge proper now.”