A week before now, UFC President Dana White gave a potential report of returning Nick Diaz in a session. The news spread all over the world and to the heart of all MMA lovers rapidly. Nick Diaz will fight Lawler for the second time at UFC 266.
Fans, critics, analysts, and especially the huge fan followers of Diaz went crazy to see Diaz back in the game. It was very heavy, great, and exciting news for all the MMA lovers and artists, surely the news raised everyone’s heartbeat.
When is UFC 266: Diaz vs Lawler 2?
- Fight: Diaz vs Lawler 2
- Venue: Las Vegas
- Date: September 25, 2021
- Event Genre: UFC 266, Under Jan Blachowicz vs Glover Teixeira.
Later a week after making this probable announcement, White ensure the return of the Diaz in an interview with Yahoo Sports. So now it’s official that Diaz will come back. His return is like the real version of “Return of The Jedi”.
Diaz’s first fight after the retirement will be held against Robbie Lawler at the UFC 266 under the main event of JAN BLACHOWICZ vs GLOVER TEIXEIRA which will take place in September 25, 2021.
The return of Diaz will be a historical moment in the history of MMA. All the fans are waiting for the moment when once again Nick Diaz will step into the MMA ring and will fight like the way no one has ever imagined before.
Diaz vs Lawler 2 Preview
Nick Diaz vs Robbie Lawler is a rematch for them. This MMA fighter had a long history. The first fight between these two take place 17 years ago. The first fight between Diaz and Lawler took place in Las Vegas at UFC 47 in 2004. At that time they were very promising fighters and fan favorites. The match very exciting and competitive, and no matter how hard the players try, one has to give up in front of the opposite greater power. They both did a fine job in Las Vegas and in the end, Diaz made the game in his favor. He earned his victory against Lawler and defeated him by knockout in the second round.
Diaz last played in an MMA fight six years ago. And between this long period of time, he never came to the ring for a fight. His last fight was against Anderson Silva. It took place at the UFC 183 on January 31, 2015. In the game, Silva won against Diaz. But later in the game, Silva failed in the post-drug test. So there was no winner of the games.
On the other hand, Lawler fought his last fight on August 29, 2020. He fought against Neil Magny. Unfortunately, Lawler’s luck wasn’t working quite well back then. So, Lawler got beaten up heavily by Magny that night. Before that, Lawler was on a he’s on a four-fight losing streak and has dropped five of his last six, he hasn’t won any game since July 2017.
Both Diaz and Lawler will try their best to win the game. And the match very much important for both of them. Through this fight, Diaz can regain his power and fixed the problem caused by his absence. On the other hand, that’s a good chance for Lawler to cut off his bad luck and make a winning game for himself. But no one will give their opportunity easily, both will fight very hard, no doubt that it will be a historical and most exciting match of UFC 266.
The match will be a five-round tournament, making it the second non-title. And though it’s already official, players haven’t signed the contract yet, it’s under discussion.
The match will be broadcast as a PPV event and you can live stream the game via ESPN and ESPN+.