After Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz locked horns in one of the most enthralling MMA contests in recent memory at UFC 196, the pair are now finally set for a rematch on the 20th of August at UFC 202.
The rematch was initially scheduled to take place on July the 9th at UFC 200, however, the ‘Notorious’ Irishman was pulled from the card after refusing to fulfill some of his media obligations.
In the weeks and months that followed, Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 became one of the most overdrawn and protracted sagas in the history of the MMA promotion.
Nate Diaz reportedly almost caused the whole rematch to be scrapped as Dana White and the UFC owners felt that his pay demands were far too excessive and they had begun to look for another opponent for McGregor.
However, their differences were finally settled and, on the 5th of June, the rematch was, at long last, confirmed…
— #UFCSiouxFalls (@ufc) June 5, 2016
With a disappointing UFC 200 now out of the way, the hype for McGregor/Diaz 2 has not hit overdrive and today, another sensational promo for the August 20th main event has started to take off online.
Check out the phenomenal promo in the clip below;