As the argument surrounding the scoring of McGregor vs Diaz wages on, we look at the unsettling implications of a debatable outcome in a sport that is supposed to hold definitive truths.
Just days after Diaz vs. McGregor 2, the early odds for a possible third fight between the two have been released. And once again, they favor the Irishman.
The first time we saw Conor hurt, Nate took his back and choked him out. This time, the Irishman rallied and managed to (just about) come away with the win.
Nate Diaz insisted that he won't fight again until a rematch with Conor McGregor takes place.
With no title on the line when he fights Nate Diaz at UFC 202, the Irishman is defending something he can't wrap around his waist: his persona.
Nobody cared about UFC 202 until Diaz stormed out of the David Copperfield Theater yesterday.
Historically, Diaz reacts well when the odds are stacked against him, but not so much when people expect him to underline his growing status as one of the best lightweights in the UFC.
For years, Nick Diaz was the darling of MMA fans but in the space of a few months his younger brother Nate has taken the spotlight. We compare and contrast MMA's most famous siblings.