Nate Diaz, Michael Chandler Appear To Verbally Agree To UFC 277 Fight: ‘Send The Contract’

Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz appears to welcome the opportunity to score a welterweight matchup with lightweight contender, Michael Chandler at UFC 277 on July 30. – urging the promotion to “send the contract” for a summer showdown. 

Nate Diaz, who has tirelessly campaigned to land both the final fight of his contract with the promotion – as well as his release from the organization, teased a summer return over the course of the weekend, suggesting a welterweight pairing on July 30. at UFC 277. 

Receiving a host of offers from the likes of Khamzat Chimaev, and Dustin Poirier – one-time lightweight title challenger, Chandler, fresh from a stunning front kick knockout win over Tony Ferguson at UFC 274 on Saturday, offered to fight Diaz at the welterweight limit at UFC 277

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“I’m there,” Michael Chandler replied to Diaz who tweeted, “July 30. 170lbs,” “Quick turn around. Spin your head on it’s axis. @natediaz209.” 

“Hey, @natediaz209… shut up and stop complaining,” Michael Chandler tweeted. “Keep your mouth shut. Keep your head down until your daddy books a fight for you to get your sacrificial dome bounced off the canvas again. Maybe it’ll be me… if you’re lucky. See you at the top.” 

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Nate Diaz urges the UFC to send him a contract for a fight against Michael Chandler

Replying to Chandler and welcoming the pairing, Diaz claimed that the UFC had kept him “on ice” for over a year at this stage, and urged them to send the contract so he would could fight the Sanford MMA staple at UFC 277.

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“UFC got me on ice for a year now (Michael) Chander’s obviously ready to fight send a contract it’s time,” Nate Diaz tweeted.

In his most recent matchup, Diaz suffered his second consecutive loss at the welterweight limit, dropping a unanimous decision loss to expected next division title challenger, Leon Edwards at UFC 263 back in June of last year.