With just over a month remaining until UFC 209 goes down in Las Vegas, UFC fans are in disbelief that neither of the Diaz brothers have been added to the card.
— P.Reilly (@ReillyAce2425) January 17, 2017
The UFC 209 card is coming together nicely with two huge bouts booked to headline the event in the form of a rematch between Tyron Woodley and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and a highly anticipated lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov.
However, with the 209 number being so central to the Diaz identity, it seems a massive shame that the Stockton pair have not yet been added to the Las Vegas card.
According to reports, Nick is reportedly refusing to fight unless he is handed a title shot while Nate has openly stated that he’s not getting in the cage again for less than $20 million. As a result, it currently seems as if Dana White has dismissed both brothers’ requests as lunacy and is refusing to consider them for any future events until they lower their demands.
However, a video uploaded to Reddit MMA on Friday had many fans in meltdown mode as Nick Diaz was seen filming some sort of promotional footage in a gym. Some have immediately jumped to the conclusion that a fight announcement is coming while others believe Nick is simply filming an advertisement.
Check out the footage and some of the best reaction below and draw your own conclusions;