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Nate Diaz Savagely Responds To Dana White After He Teases Trilogy Bout, Calls Conor McGregor 'Fragile'

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Nate Diaz Savagely Responds To Dana White After He Teases Trilogy Bout, Calls Conor McGregor 'Fragile'

​Nate Diaz has hit out at Conor McGregor after Dana White teased a blockbuster trilogy bout between the UFC stars. 

The UFC president talked up McGregor vs. Diaz 3, with the Irishman closing in on his Octagon return. 

"We're still working on [the Diaz-Poirier] fight. That fight's not done yet. I wouldn't count out a Conor-Nate 3," he told TMZ Sports. 

"Listen, I'd be shocked if that fight didn't happen again."

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But Diaz reckons McGregor needs to get some wins under his belt before clashing for a third time. 

He also branded the 33-year-old 'fragile' following the fighter's leg-break in his last bout against Dustin Poirier. 

"Conor’s gonna have to get him some wins and prove he’s not so fragile first," he tweeted.​

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The Stockton star hasn't fought since his defeat to Leon Edwards last summer, but is eyeing a return to action. 

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Image: PA

What's more, he's looking for one more fight before walking away from the sport and he has an opponent in mind. 

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He wants to fight Poirier, which is in the works according to White. 

Diaz said: "I would like to fight Dustin Poirier. Like now. Like I've been trying to. If there's any mix-up it's him, and them, and the game.

"I want the fight now. What's up Dana White? Let's get this retirement fight cracking so I can get out of this fight game. I'm done with it."

Diaz vs. Poirier was scheduled for UFC 230 back in November 2018. 

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However, 'The Diamond' was forced to withdraw, with the bout scrapped. Fast forward four years, they could finally meet. 

Like Diaz, Poirier is also coming off a loss having lost to UFC lightweight champion Charles Oliveira​.

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Topics: Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor, Dana White, UFC

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