Nick Diaz Picks Kamaru Usman Over Canelo Alvarez Ahead of UFC Return

It seems like Nick Diaz's return to the Octagon is most definitely confirmed.

The Stockton Slugger was last seen inside the Octagon against Robbie Lawler in a rematch at UFC 266.

Nick Diaz reveals his return timeline

The former UFC welterweight title challenger revealed that he is looking to return by the end of the year, and is completely focused on training.

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"We are working on the end of the year." Diaz said. He also added, that there's no certainty as to who he will fight in his UFC return.

Nick Diaz was also asked whether or not he will try his hands in boxing and face Canelo Alvarez inside the ring.

The Stockton Slugger was more in favor of a return to the Octagon, and picked Kamaru Usman over Canelo Alvarez.

Nick Diaz has called out Canelo Alvarez in the past. However, it seems like the interest has gone. "I'd rather fight for the title. Yeah, If I am going to fight, I am going to fight for the title." Diaz added.

Nick Diaz vs Canelo Alvarez?


Nick Diaz also added how UFC might not be willing to book him against Kamaru Usman. However, he believes they should, considering it's a bigger fight if we compare it to other match-ups.


"I think I will beat him." Diaz added and passed a message to Kamaru Usman, if given the opportunity, the Nigerian Nightmare is going down!

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