Matt Hughes & ‘Meathead’ Beefing Over Diaz ‘Punk’ Comment

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The Nevada Athletic Commission is causing rifts all over the place after their controversial ban of Nick Diaz. The Monday September 14 hearing to decide Diaz’s fate has been lambasted as a shambles and abuse of power in the time since, with the 209 brawler being handed a five year ban and slammed with a $150K fine. Two fighters from the UFC have already boycotted Nevada, and a White House petition to ‘Free Nick Diaz‘ is gathering plenty of steam.

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UFC legend and current VP of Athlete Development Matt Hughes sent out a Tweet about the Diaz-NAC saga, and it seems to have enraged UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione to no end. Check out the barrage of beef between the two below:

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Was the UFC Hall Of Fame inductee misunderstood in his comments about Diaz? ‘Meathead’ is clearly not happy with how Hughes conducted himself here, and this messy situation just gets more intriguing by the day.

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Stay tuned!