Why was Diaz vs Masvidal stopped?
New York-based neurologist Dr Nitin K. Sethi decided Nate Diaz could no longer continue after the third round against Jorge Masvidal because of a nasty cut above his eye, which was opened up in the first round.
Is Diaz vs Edwards Cancelled?
Diaz has a minor, undisclosed injury and his welterweight fight with Edwards will no longer take place as the co-main event of UFC 262 on May 15 in Houston, sources confirmed to ESPN on Monday night.
Who is better Masvidal or Diaz?
Masvidal’s win over Diaz happens to be his last and only the second time Diaz has lost by TKO in his 33-fight career. Two consecutive defeats to the aforementioned current undisputed champion in Usman have since followed for Masvidal — the most recent coming at UFC 261 in April 2021.
Did Masvidal and Diaz fight twice?
“[Masvidal] wants to defend [the BMF belt] against Diaz. They were the first two to fight for it, so he wants to put it up versus Nate again,” White said. Masvidal and Diaz squared off last November in the main event of UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden in New York for the inaugural BMF championship.
What happened to Nick Diaz?
On September 14, 2015 the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Diaz for 5 years and fined him $165,000 following his failed drug test of marijuana metabolites at UFC 183. Following his appeal four months later in January 2016, the suspension and fine were reduced to 18 months and $100,000.
Who was Leon Edwards supposed to fight?
Edwards vs Chimaev Leon Edwards was originally supposed to fight Chimaev at the main event of UFC Fight Night 183 on December 19, 2020. However, the Chechnyan-born Swedish fighter contracted COVID-19 and suffered lingering symptoms that left him in hospital on several occasions.
How much did Drake put on Jorge Masvidal?
Drake has never been shy about putting some money on major sporting events, but his luck ran dry Saturday night. The Canadian rapper reportedly put down $275,000 on Jorge Masvidal to beat Colby Covington in their welterweight fight at UFC 272.
What did Masvidal say to Diaz?
‘ I don’t like to leave the ring with my opponent conscious!” Jorge Masvidal wants to dance with Diaz again. ‘I don’t like to leave the ring like this, with my opponent conscious. ‘There’s only one way to do it and that’s baptize.