If any of you doubted that Nate Diaz still doesn’t have the power he once had, then the UFC 263 pre-fight press conference is the answer to all the haters.
UFC 263 will have a packed crowd in the audience to watch the superstar Nate Diaz make his return to the octagon. The superstar also managed to pull a massive rowdy and rumbustious crowd even at the press conference at Arizona Federal Theatre. Even though he’s the third fight in the main card, behind Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori and Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno, Nate has his own stand in the fight card.
The fight will happen on the pay-per-view main card Saturday at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. The six fighters took on the stage earlier in the press conference but Diaz’s presence was the most significant and had the most cheers of them all. Even the Stockton Slugger was impressed with fan presence and started recording them instead of answering the questions. The most significant moment of the press-conference had to be Nate Diaz pulling out his weed joint and lighting it on stage. Brandon Moreno, who sat next to him was also offered a hit from it.
“There’s love everywhere I go,” Nate Diaz said
Nate Diaz felt the love for sure from the fans in Arizona. He even acknowledged it and was grateful to be part of such a packed fight card. “It makes me happy to be back and be on a great card,” Diaz said. “There’s love everywhere I go. I love the support, and I love the whole sh*t man. This is great. This is great that these guys are getting it, doing their thing, too. Real fight, so that’s cool.”
The Stockton Fighter takes on Leon Edwards who is on a 8-fight winning streak and is possibly the most dangerous matchup for Diaz on his return. “I believe that just how GSP was doing his thing back in the day, I believe (Edwards) is doing the same thing, and he’s not getting no love for it, so I’m pumped to fight a worthy opponent, and that’s what I’m here for,” Diaz said. “I’m coming to win.”