Aaron Bronsteter an MMA reporter for TSN Sports has first breakout this News. He said “BREAKING: Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler IN THE WORKS (not yet official) as a co-main for an event in September per Dana White.” check out his embedded tweet below.
BREAKING: Nick Diaz vs. Robbie Lawler IN THE WORKS (not yet official) as a co-main for an event in September per Dana White.
— Aaron Bronsteter (@aaronbronsteter) July 7, 2021
Another MMA Reporter Brett Okamoto has aslo responded on same news, As per him UFC has been working on it for a time and Lawler has interest into this fight.
“UFC been kicking this around for a bit now. Lawler wants it, per sources. A rematch 17 years in the making ….” Said Brett Okamoto
UFC been kicking this around for a bit now. Lawler wants it, per sources. A rematch 17 years in the making …. https://t.co/Wnlf23eDP7
— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) July 7, 2021
In Case if you dont know what was happened in their first fight check out the video from below embedded tweet.
17 years later we get the Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler rematch
— Jason Williams (@jasoneg33) July 7, 2021
Dana White has also said that he is interested in making nick diaz fight this year. ao we can asuume it would be september or october of this year.
Nick Diaz has been training for his comeback since while now. we can say that by watching his social accounts. he has posted his triathon photos, jiu jutsu training photos etc…
Triathlon Season ???????? pic.twitter.com/d4XEFL1bBo
— nick diaz (@nickdiaz209) July 1, 2021
Nick Diaz (26-9, 2 NCs) will be returning after 6 years, initially he was suspended for 5 years by Nevada Athletic Commission for positive test of marijuana. later this suspension was reduced to 18 months but even after the suspension Nick Diaz has never made it back to Octagon.