Michael Bisping would like to see Nick Diaz fight Donald Cerrone next. After a six-year hiatus, the former Strikeforce welterweight champion retu
Michael Bisping would like to see Nick Diaz fight Donald Cerrone next. After a six-year hiatus, the former Strikeforce welterweight champion returned to the Octagon for a rematch against Robbie Lawler at UFC 266 in September 2021.
After a close fight, Diaz submitted verbally in the third round after being knocked down by strikes. After the result, Dana White He said the 38-year-old should hang up his gloves as he clearly no longer “loves” fighting.
During a question and answer session on his YouTube channel, Michael Bisping suggested that he wants to see Nick Diaz fight again and named Donald Cerrone as a suitable opponent.
“I would like to see it [Nick Díaz] fight and I’d like to see Cowboy. That’s a very good suggestion, but it looks like Cowboy is fighting Paddy ‘The Baddy’ Pimblett. “
Josh Thomson thinks Nick Diaz should fight again
Josh Thomson believes Nick Diaz should compete again despite his performance against Robbie Lawler at UFC 266.
Thomson believes Diaz’s older brother shouldn’t hang up his gloves just for one fight and should try again after spending a lot of time on jiu-jitsu and wrestling. Said on the podcast Weighing In :
I don’t think you should retire. I think I should fight again. But I think you need to spend and dedicate a lot of time to the jiu-jitsu aspect, maybe more to wrestling; try to recover. The first fight is never the easiest to return to. The crowd, the energy, the anxiety, the fight prep, the interview week, all of those things, after being out for so long, it’s something new. You have to redevelop yourself. You have to reinvent yourself to understand how all this works.
It remains to be seen if Nick Diaz still has what it takes to compete at a high level. Judging from his latest performance, it looks like retirement is getting closer and closer for the Stockton native.