Nate Diaz reportedly negotiating to make UFC return

Conor Mc Gregor Owen Roddy

UFC President Dana White recently stated that the UFC would have to wait to see what the court did to him first, and it's speculated that the world's MMA leader will do little if anything to do their biggest star in hopes of booking him for a lucrative megafight with the undefeated Russian champion sometime later this year or in early 2019. Ronda Rousey is a full-time WWE wrestler now, Jon Jones remains unable to fight and it's anybody's guess when McGregor will fight again after he attacked a bus transporting fighters prior to UFC 223 in April.

Diaz last appeared in the UFC in August 2016 where he was on the wrong end of what some still consider to be a controversial majority decision to rival Conor McGregor.

"He's gotta be punished by the law first", White told TMZ.

McGregor is now facing multiple charges of assault and has a court date set for June 14. There are five levels of felonies in NY, he's charged with the two lowest, D and E (note: "NY classifies felonies on an A through E basis, in order of severity)".

Conor McGregor has shared a picture on Instagram showing him working out with his partner, Dee Devlin while their child plays in the background.

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When the question of Khabib's chin was brought up, Roddy believes that Khabib's recent trend of going the distance will prove faulty against a McGregor punch.

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Nate Diaz is getting ready to make a high-profile UFC return, as he's sick of waiting around on the sidelines.

White has however refused to confirm that a deal is in place for the lightweight to fight at that event. "Khabib will fight in Russian Federation at some point, but it wont be that fight".

White would also like to see McGregor return to action and fight Nurmagomedov, but he also wants the bout to happen in Las Vegas.

ESPN.com reported UFC 227, which takes place august 4 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, could host Diaz's return.

"Khabib will fight in Russian Federation at some point, but it wont be that fight". However, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor are not potential opponents, leaving Eddie Alvarez, Dustin Poirier and Kevin Lee as options. "It's too big. Ya gotta do it in Vegas".

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