Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, the former WWE superstar who became one of the top-billed Hollywood movie stars, will bestow the BMF belt on the main-event victor at UFC 244 on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Although the title holds no championship merit, the promotion spent upwards of $50,000 to create this trophy for the victor of this bout.
"When you talk about fight IQ, Masvidal is someone who is definitely up there as one of the smartest fighters".
At that moment, he was resolved that his fight against Jorge Masvidal was off.
"I thought it was all made up and a bunch of bulls*** anyway", Diaz.
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Campbell on why Diaz will win: When Masvidal matches his explosive offense with Diaz's steady stream of accurate strikes, the potential for violent combustion in the form of an entertaining brawl is through the roof. What does that have to do with picking him to win a fight with Nate Diaz? This whole thing that happened with USADA ... he thinks that we did that to him to keep him in check. "I learned a long time ago in terms of combat sports, in boxing and in MMA, especially at this level with two guys who are so skilled and respected in Masvidal and Diaz, that I just want a good fight". As soon as they could get me out, they could.
"Everybody I've been fighting has been on steroids", Diaz proclaimed.
"I feel like I'm only getting stronger and better", said Diaz, shortly before declaring "Westside!" at the end of his media session.
Johnson went on to reveal that he'll be a UFC press conference on Friday. Diaz, though, said he remains skeptical that he truly had any prohibited substance in his system, going so far as to call it a conspiracy by the UFC and the USADA to keep him in line. "It was half a second that I was f*cking not even sweating".