Nate vs Khabib is the best fight the UFC can make while Conor is out

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  1. trblesome1

    trblesome1 Silver Belt

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    This is definitely a bigger fight than Ferguson

    They can sell this fight by Nate's name with the casuals, he is the guy who beat Conor. Then if Nate wins they set up the trilogy fight with Conor which will be huge....If Khabib wins they get to promote Khabib as a huge threat to Conor as the guy who beat Nate Diaz, especially if he does it impressively

    Really hope Nate takes this fight I would love to watch it
     
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    Peteyandjia Saku Spring Staff Member Forum Administrator

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    I am dying to see this fight.

    I don't care what weight, or if it's for a double-reverse interim belt
     
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    Would be an absolute boring wrestle-fuck.

    I think Tony or Aldo/Khabib would be more interesting.
     
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    Yeah because Nate is always so boring off his back
     
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    It would be a bigger fight but Nate would get destroyed tbh.
     
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    You're not wrong that it's an easier sell with Nate attached to it, but I'd rather see them really push the Khabib/Ferguson fight and see if they can't make them names.

    Also, while I would definitely watch Khabib versus Nate, if Nate is going to fight one of them, I think Nate/Ferguson is a hell of a match up. Aldo/Khabib would be amazing as well.
     
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    Thuckey I swear to drunk.. I'm not God. Platinum Member

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    Yeah fuck Tony's 9 fight winning streak.. the fact that he's 12-1 in the UFC, defeating guys like RDA and Barboza..

    Sure, Diaz is coming off a loss and we already seen him and Conor fight twice recently, but yea, that's the way to go...

    urghhh
     
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    trblesome1 Silver Belt

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    People are really STILL sleeping on Nate?
     
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    skullmaskkid Banned Banned

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    Nate isn't interested in fighting anyone that isn't Conor tho. They gonna have to give him a big guaranteed paycheck to make this happen, not sure if hte PPV sale would warrant it
     
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    This would be awful match making. Nate has nothing to offer Khabib.
     
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    EDIT: my bad thought it said Nick.
     
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    I think Nate has great transitions, which is where he usually catches people, but Khabib probably has the best top control in the game, and IMO, would be too much for Nate.
     
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    Ferguson vs nate would be wayyyy better
     
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    Agreed.

    Either win grows a Conor fight

    Khabib needs a big name &

    Nate needs hype for the trilogy.

    Tony v Nate is fireworks too
     
  15. trblesome1

    trblesome1 Silver Belt

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    You really think Khabib can hold Nate down for 5 whole rounds? He is going to have to strike at some point and if he is on the ground Nate is dangerous too

    The fact this would be 5 rounds would be a big factor if I think, Khabib can't avoid the hands for 5 whole rounds
     
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    navywrestler Orange Belt

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    i disagree I say khabib vs ferg winner gets title shot of make it for the interm title because that seems to be the thing in a conor weight class
     
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    it wouldent be close nate will get smashed khabib vs ferg much better though I see khabib winning that I think its a much better fight.
     
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    Nope. Khabib vs McQuitter is the fight to make.
     
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    I don't think it gets out of the third round. nate cant hang with that kinda grappling
     
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    Everyone needs Nate to make a name for themselves. Nate should just chill and wait til they need him for the trilogy he deserves
     

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