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Free Fight Video: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

Another chance to watch Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’s classic UFC 202 bout.

By John Balfe - 20 Aug 2017

A year ago today, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz rematched in what remains the biggest mixed martial arts bout in history.

If two years ago someone had said to you that a bout between McGregor and Diaz would be arguably the biggest single match-up in the UFC to date, it’s likely that you might greet that statement with a high degree of uncertainty. McGregor is the biggest star in mixed martial arts but Diaz was, as described by UFC president Dana White not a ‘needle mover’.

That statement proved to be entirely inaccurate.

Following Diaz’s shock short notice victory over McGregor months prior, the Irishman’s insistence on a rematch to take place at the same weight of 170-pounds — 25-pounds north of the weight class in which McGregor was champion — brought their rivalry to boiling point. This was entirely reflected in the five-round battle which ensued.

Sit back and enjoy.

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