After submitting the win Tony Ferguson In the UFC 279 Main event, Diaz used the time of the interview inside the cage To discuss his future plans after the termination of his current contractwhich involves branching out into other combat sports and possibly returning to the UFC one day.
Diaz hinted that he would take over the world of boxing in a way that McGregor could not. Later in the evening, McGregor gave his response via Twitter.
“Oh come on brother, I absolutely stink,” McGregor wrote. “And in high quality. That’s never before seen what I do man. Please, you have nothing with me.”
“Respect please. I would have slapped you in the hand. Tony is easy. I had seen Tony in half. 2 ham ball head. Respect the king.”
Although McGregor has competed only once as a professional boxer, his only in-ring come against the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. At one of the highest pay-per-view rates in combat sports history. Mayweather defeated McGregor by TKO in the 10th round of their fight in August 2017.
Diaz and McGregor engaged in a heated competition in 2016, with Diaz defeating McGregor by submitting in UFC 196 To hand him his first promotion loss, McGregor won an instant rematch in UFC 202 majority decision.
It is not yet known exactly what Diaz will do next after his contract with the UFC was written off, But there is some grumbling That he could be a future boxing opponent for YouTube star Jake Paul.
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