Nate Diaz appeared to upset Gilbert Burns along with his tweet in regards to the UFC 251 predominant occasion.
Burns was because of battle Kamaru Usman at ‘Battle Island’ for the welterweight title, however was compelled to withdraw because of a optimistic COVID-19 check, which noticed Jorge Masvidal step in as a sensational final minute substitute.
It prompted Diaz to publish: “Actual fights are higher fights.”
And Burns was scathing in response, writing: “Actual? I might maul you! I’ll out grapple you and out field you.. and I slap you up don’t discuss abt [sic] actual.”
In June, when Usman vs Burns was initially introduced, Diaz had expressed his disappointment.
“That is what’s mistaken with individuals claiming they’re fighters settling for much less as a result of they know they’re not value s***.
“You need to have fought the subsequent man in line not the man who would take much less as a result of he’s instructed to.
“That’s why nobody will keep in mind you guys. This isn’t a title battle.”
His feedback got here as Masvidal accused UFC of ‘robust arming’ him over negotiations to battle Usman earlier than Burns was as a substitute chosen.
A prime welterweight contender, ‘Gamebred’ has not fought since beating Diaz at UFC 244 in November.
He has handed the primary of 4 COVID assessments earlier than being allowed to battle, although he’ll now fly to Abu Dhabi to organize.
In an extended combined martial arts profession, the 35-year-old has had 48 fights and solely Alistair Overeem on 56, had extra earlier than given a primary title shot.