Nate Diaz determined to have fun the affirmation of probably the most profitable battle of his profession with a backstage brawl towards a ‘300lbs brick s***home’.
The Stockton-native has by no means been one to abide by the principles, however his determination to have a scrap with Clay Guida’s brother at UFC 199 simply hours after his rematch with Conor McGregor was confirmed can undoubtedly be described as ill-advised.
After stunning the world at UFC 196 towards McGregor on simply 11 days’ discover, Diaz was pitted towards the Irishman at UFC 202 in August of 2016 and the battle was formally introduced at UFC 199.
The principle occasion was headlined by England’s very personal Michael Bisping as he famously defeated Luke Rockhold in the primary occasion of their rematch for the UFC middleweight title.
Nevertheless, there was additionally a secret battle backstage between Jason Guida and Diaz following his brother Clay’s defeat to Brian Ortega.
In response to Workforce Alpha Male coach Justin Buchholz, Diaz and Guida appeared to desire a rematch following their 2009 bout, which resulted in a break up determination win for ‘The Carpenter’.
“It was the primary time I’d cornered with Clay’s brother, Jason Guida, and he’s a 300lbs brick s***home… an enormous f****** dude,” Buchholz stated on Stud Radio.
“I used to be speaking to (Darren) Elkins and he was like ‘oh man he’s loopy, are you aware him?’ and I used to be like ‘no, that was the primary time I met him.’ And he stated ‘oh man, you’re in for one.’
“After Clay bought stopped and the medical doctors are working and no matter else, they hold the corners out of the cage, and I flip round and one of many UFC stools – they’ve like 4 stools again there for individuals to take a seat on – it was simply shattered in six items.
“Jason simply grabbed it and ripped it to shreds or he slammed it. However his brother simply bought stopped so he’s flying off the deal with, simply emotional.
“We have been strolling within the again after and Clay was in entrance of everybody. It was Clay, Danny (Castillo), Jason after which me. I used to be within the again.
“And Nate got here out a WC within the hallway and Clay stated one thing to him. Clay was discombobulated at the moment and he stated one thing to Nate, he was all like ‘I’m going to f*** you up once more,’ or one thing like that.
“I didn’t see what Nate did however Danny advised me that Nate form of smiled like ‘what mom f*****? Are you joking?’ as a result of there was no motive for this s*** to go down like this.
“Then Jason and Nate bought into it. I don’t know what occurred however Jason bull-rushes Nate and tries to place him towards the wall, and Nate’s bought him in a clinch.
“Like 50 individuals from the UFC come speeding into this factor and I’m standing within the center shouting ‘No!’
“It’s f***** taking place. Clay is grabbing Jason, a bunch of individuals are grabbing Nate, they’re attempting to f***** kill one another for an excellent 30 or 40 seconds.
“They get damaged up. Clay’s bought Jason and other people have Nate. I take a look at Nate and I’m him like f***, we’re not attempting to battle. I don’t know what occurred.’”