Gilbert Burns wants to welcome back Nick Diaz to the Octagon

Gilbert Burns just competed in arguably one of the most entertaining UFC bouts in recent times.

The former title challenger took on Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 273 in what was a three-round slugfest for fight fans around the world.

Needless to say, even in the loss, Burns earned the respect of fight fans, who showed massive support for the Brazilian fighter after his fight against Khamzat Chimaev.

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Gilbert Burns has stated that he is likely to sit out for some time. 

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However, he is already eyeing his next opponents, and the list of names that he has put forward are certainly going to excite fight fans.

In the list of names mentioned by Gilbert Burns, the one that catches the most attention is the Stockton Slugger, Nick Diaz.

Earlier, Nick Diaz's long time coach Cesar Gracie had revealed that we could see Nick Diaz fight again before 2022.

It goes without saying that a match-up between Gilbert Burns and Nick Diaz is as good as it gets.