Why did Nate Diaz Pull Out Of UFC 244?
Nate Diaz Pulls Out Of UFC 244. Nate tweeted “So until UFC, USADA or whoever is F*****G with me fixed it, I won’t be competing.”
All the fans around the world are extremely gutted and are still hoping this fight will still go on, somehow, some way. Nate Diaz Pulls Out Of UFC 244 after a ‘false’ test suggested that he had ‘elevated levels’ of illegal substances in his body following a pre fight drug test.
Diaz was scheduled to fight Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 for a custom made belt called ‘The Baddest Mother****** In The Game’ belt, which would have been awarded by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson.
Nate Diaz Pulls Out Of UFC 244 and justifies why in lengthy message he putout to his fans on twitter:
Who will replace Nate Diaz at UFC 244?
Sources say that Leon Edwards will step up for the BMF belt againt Masvidal.
UFC Reporter Chisanga Malata tweeted that he has spoken directly with the UFC who said that they have Leon Edwards on standby in case the fight does not go ahead.
Jorge Masvidal has said that he is still ready and up for the fight with Nate Diaz. However the USADA will have the final say on the matter.
Who is UFC fighter Leon Edwards?
The name may not ring any bells, but Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal’s beef stems all the way back to March, Masvidal punched Edwards in the face after words were exchanged backstage following UFC London.
Edwards has been gunning for Masvidal ever since.