Tyson Fury and Nick Diaz had been each within the health club serving to one another practice in movies posted on social media.
WBC heavyweight champion Fury has been within the United States for a short time now and has been preserving social media up to date together with his exploits.
He watched his pal Billy Joe Saunders lose to Canelo Alvarez in Texas and has been in Miami the place he was pictured with David Beckham.
Now the British heavyweight has been coaching with UFC legend Diaz and even referred to as on Dana White to arrange the elder Diaz brother’s subsequent combat.
He mentioned on Instagram: “I’m right here with my boy – Nick ‘The Badman’ Diaz. We’re working arduous. We’re coming for all you motherf******* on the market. You’re getting smashed to f****. You higher imagine it.
“He’s completely smashing it. In super form. Make the combat Dana. Make the combat.”
Diaz was seen within the crowd for UFC 261 the place Kamaru Usman knocked out Jorge Masvidal.
The 37-year-old has not competed within the Octagon since January 2015 when he misplaced to Anderson Silva, a combat that was later overturned to a no contest after each fighters failed medication exams.
Diaz served a suspension for failing the take a look at and likewise was suspended by USADA for failing to report on his whereabouts on three events.
However now it seems he may make a shock return.
“Nick desires to combat,” UFC president Dana White mentioned after UFC 261.
When requested if he’ll give him a combat, White mentioned: “Certain. We’ll see the way it goes. He’s ready for me within the again proper now.”
Fury, in the meantime, is on the point of face Anthony Joshua within the a lot anticipated heavyweight showdown, albeit with an absence of any official affirmation.
Eddie Hearn has confirmed the bout is more likely to happen on August 14 with Saudi Arabia the possible location.