When Nick Diaz Hilariously Laid Down In Anderson Silva Fight
Nick Diaz could be returning to the UFC next year and if it's anything like his last bout, fans are in for a treat.
Diaz has teased a return to the Octagon and his long-awaited UFC comeback could come in 2020. He hasn't fought since his defeat to Anderson Silva back in 2015.
Stockton's own dropped a decision to Silva, which was then overturned to a no-contest after both fighters failed drug tests, but the middleweight bout didn't lack entertainment.
Silva received a taste of his own medicine as Diaz taunted him throughout their fight, including a crazy opening sequence in the first round.
Diaz gestured to Silva before laying down on the Octagon floor in one of the most bizarre moments in MMA history.
He continued to troll his opponent by standing against the fence, attempting to usher him in. This will never get old:
The date is April 19th, 2018 :calendar_spiral:
Nick Diaz is no longer suspended and is free to fight in the UFC again.
This moment from his fight with Anderson Silva will never get old... pic.twitter.com/tudjWGrnQo
- UFC on BT Sport (@btsportufc) April 19, 2018
Diaz went on to lose to Silva and he hasn't fought since, but it appears the 36-year-old is eyeing a sensational return to the sport.
He called for a fight with Jorge Masvidal who beat his younger brother Nate at UFC 244.
"I'll fight anybody," he told Ariel Helwani. "This guy [Masvidal] can do anything he wants to do right now to make the most money possible.
"I'm like, you know, do the damn thing... I'm doing my part, you do yours. They can do their part and then the show could go on.
"You know, it's on you Dana," he added. "It's on you, UFC... that's on them. It's in your hands now. Cowboy Stadium."
Masvidal vs. Diaz? Watch this space.