Nick Diaz Loses By TKO To Robbie Lawler In Long-Awaited Return In MMA

Written by on September 26, 2021

Returning to blended martial arts for the primary time in almost seven years, Nick Diaz suffered a TKO to Robbie Lawler at UFC 266, Saturday night time, at T-Cell Enviornment. Diaz went down early within the third spherical after a flurry of punches from Lawler.

Talking with the referee after going to the bottom within the third spherical, Diaz made it clear he could not go on. He disclosed after the struggle that he could have injured his knee.

“I am glad at the least I placed on a present,” Diaz stated. “I knew I had it coming. There was numerous stress coming into this one. … I haven’t got any excuses. It was a very long time off.”

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Diaz final fought in January 2015 in opposition to Anderson Silva and stepped away from the game afterward, explaining that he does not get pleasure from it anymore. He declined quite a few gives to return for a number of years.

Lawler praised Diaz afterward, saying that he put collectively an ideal efficiency: “He did an ideal job, however I used to be simply relentless. That’s what I anticipated, for him to push the tempo, however I used to be proper there with him.”

“It was a enjoyable struggle, and that is the stuff I love to do,” Lawler added.

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