Why Nate Diaz is still ranked at lightweight?

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  1. executionermma

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    More than 18 months without fighting. His last fight was a loss, at UFC 202, August 20.. of 2016.

    If they're going to remove Cain and Ronda due to inactivity, Nate Diaz should be removed as well. He's ranked #8 and is occupying a active fighter's spot. Not sure how this journeyman and his almost .500 record are ranked ahead of guys like Chiesa, Vick, Iaquinta etc

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    He moves that needle.
     
  3. 20falarVerdades

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    He has a perpetual top 10 spot just like Condit
     
  4. BoD 2.0

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    To justify to the public a fight with Conor. Who also shouldn't be ranked at LW anymore.
     
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  6. executionermma

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  7. Emjay

    Emjay And again and again and again and ag.. zzzzzzzz

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    Rankings don't matter
     
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  8. ThatGuy7698

    ThatGuy7698 Even when I'm wrong, I'm right.

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    Well why is Conor McGregor still Lightweight champ and the #2 P4P fighter when his last fight was in November of 2016.........
     
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    Because ; maybe Conor wants to fight him and they dont want to show the public he is not fighting an inactive fighter
     
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    We know why, sure it's absurd still; we know why.
     
  11. Typrune Goatley

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    I agree. I like Nate and I believe he could beat some top 10 fighters but a year and a half of inactivity is the time anyone should be removed from rankings.

    Deepest weight class and too many good fighters deserve that top 10 ranking.

    I would love to see him fight again and prove his ranking but it looks like that is not happening.
     
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    UFC rankings have been a joke since it was introduced. Is anybody really surprised by this?
     
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    Cause danas his bitch
     
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    THOSE are the questions the reporters should be asking. And not the typical shitty questions they ask.
     
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    Nate's last LIGHTWEIGHT fight was in December of 2015... His two fights with mcdumdum were at welterweight. 2 lightweight fights over 4 years and still holding down a top 10 hahaha.
     
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    because he is the only one McNugget want to fight so they have to keep him relevant
     
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    He is the unofficial lightweight champ.
     
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    Nate has never moved any needle...he just happened to fight the biggest ppv draw of all time....nate fighting anyone else, doesn't do anything...so he's not a needle mover in the slightest.
     
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    Because the media members that are still left making rankings, all 14 of them, are pretty ridiculous. One of them, Andreas Hale, writes or wrote for Sherdog.

    The rest, I don't know if I've heard of half of them. David Brown writes for the Cherokee Scout? What's the Cherokee Scout? Seriously, that's a question, I went to their website and it's "the local news and information source for Cherokee County, North Carolina." The dude wrote a recent Op-ed about a rooster dying. I'm not making that up. https://www.cherokeescout.com/opinion/david-brown-richard-roosters-last-crow

    He's one of the 14 voices of UFC rankings - does he know MMA? If he's well-informed, and happens to be a sherdog poster reading this, please PM me so we can talk.
     

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