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FULL CAMP NATE: TRAINED, MOTIVATED, IN SHAPE

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  1. FeloniousMonk Red Belt

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    His fight against Michael Johnson
    was just made available by UFC Brasil.
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    Imo, it was the last time we saw Diaz
    in his best shape ever. His previous
    fight to this, against Dos Anjos, he
    came in a little heavy. After that
    beating he took from leg kicks
    & takedowns... Nate must've known
    that he was backed into a corner by
    both the company & the community.
    From Dana & the "needle mover"
    comments, to the AC fiasco with his
    brother & preventing Nick from
    cornering him, etc.... He knew he had
    to put his foot on the gas against a
    truly dangerous, fast & well trained
    south paw with not much notoriety
    behind his name. This is the fight that
    set up the famous post fight interview
    which led to his name being thrown
    into the hat for the McGregor fight.



    Imo, it's a good way to gauge how
    sharp & strong Nate could potentially
    come in for the Mcgregor rematch.
    Johnson is not a small man & he is
    no doubt one of the fastest, if not,
    THE fastest fighter at LW. Plus, he's
    a south paw, whose tough as fuck
    & comes out quick. Sound familiar?

    I understand that this fight is at 155.
    But with the adequate amount of time
    to prepare, the cut to 170 will be
    healthier & cleaner (no tequila shots).


    A little bit of me wants to see Nate
    spoil everyone's hopes & dreams
    & just go in for an early opportune
    take down & choke him out before
    Conor even realizes he's in a fight.
    Prime BJ Penn style. "Hilo Style"
     
  2. Arm Barbarian Titanium Belt Platinum Member

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    He was on-point in that Johnson fight. Even CHECKED multiple leg kicks, which is rare for a Diaz bro.

    He smacked Johnson up good and frustrated him. Mike even said after the fight that Nate got in his head. haha

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  3. Alltruth IM FAT 399LBS Banned

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    Michael Johnson was on a tear and he was a -400 favorite coming into the fight. He got mentally broken by Nate. Great outing for Nate.
     
  4. Haj01 Silver Belt

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    I enjoyed your poem. Even though I did not read.
     
  5. Th3Sav4ge "ON CHRISTMAS?!?!"

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    war nate.

    he's gonna stockton noodle conor all over again
     
  6. essie kay hansen's pink scrunchie Platinum Member

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    But what motivation does Nate have now that he wouldn't have in other fights where he was unmotivated ? He was motivated against MJ so he could get paid against Conor. It worked...twice. He's set.
     
  7. FeloniousMonk Red Belt

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    Put on a little plum clinch show
    in the third round too. His boxing
    was as crisp as I've probably ever
    seen in this fight. When he's on...
    he bewilders people. Pretty wild
    to see...
     
  8. JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    That was a great night for ol Johnydamus. Both Nate and the Reem made me some good money.
     
  9. Haj01 Silver Belt

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    He was very good in this fight. I was so happy to see him get the win and make his comeback. But even in that fight he showed he gets hit with hard shots a little too much. He can take them for sure. But still you don't want to be taking too many. Conor will catch him I feel.
     
  10. mudrubble Silver Belt

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    At this point, man, I just want to see them go at it. I don't even care who wins. I like them both in different ways so I'd be happy for either man if he wins. I just want to see what all the adjustments and preparations produce in this fight. Can't wait!
     
  11. JohnyBrabo Mackin & Stackin Belt Platinum Member

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    That's a very good point. But I think he is motivated just by his self pride for this one. He does NOT want to lose to Conor, at all.
     
  12. somervillecr THE KING IS BACK

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    The boy hit the lotto.

    He goes down in 11 days.

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  13. Topguntrophey Brown Belt

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    He's motivated for a fight? And was able to have a full camp this time around? Who knew?
     
  14. ElCasca Brown Belt

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    It was an excellent perfomance, but it wasn't that beatdown as some might say, Johnson had some success.
    But if this Nate shows up against Conor he'll make El Tapo tap even quicker
     
  15. Toco Steel Belt

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    funniest fucking fight ever

    thanks for the video

    by the way, johnson showed a billion times more heart, cardio and chin than connie
     
  16. Toco Steel Belt

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    yeah, for sure connie is as good as thompson and has all his kicks to put nate off his game
     
  17. JoshR86 Black Belt

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    Lol that pic is 11 day cabo Diaz, thats why hes holding tge american flag
     
  18. FeloniousMonk Red Belt

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    [<diva2]

    Josh Tompson with 30+ fights
    against stellar competition since
    a young age + pre USADA?



    That ain't Conor, bud.
     
  19. somervillecr THE KING IS BACK

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    He is and he does. :)

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    Conor bless.
     
  20. 7th Silver Belt

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    that fight alone should tell everyone who to go for in Conor vs Nate. MJ would murk Conor.
     

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