Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz Full UFC 196 Countdown
We go behind the scenes for Countdown to UFC 196 as takes you all-access inside the lives of four fighters bracing for high-stakes showdowns in Las Vegas. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor goes up, not one but two weight classes to take on another polarizing star, Nate Diaz. How will the man from Dublin deal with his new opponent who has only had two weeks to prepare. Will we see a new champion in Miesha Tate who is looking to take out Holly Holm in her first-ever title defence.
In one of the most highly anticipated fights in recent memory. McGregor vs Diaz will square off in a welterweight fight, the first of McGregor’s career. And while Nate Diaz is taking the fight at short notice, he still believes he is in good enough condition to beat McGregor. It’s a tantalising prospect as the war of words has ignited interest both inside and outside the MMA sphere.
The Rising Conor McGregor Star
As the star of Conor McGregor has risen, so has the interest from the general public. And with that UFC 196 is expected to be one of the biggest pay per views in the promotion’s history. With nothing to lose everything to gain, Nate Diaz will be looking to bring Conor into deep water where he lurks. Long, drawn-out, slugfests are the realm of Diaz, while McGregor is more of a quick starter. Who like sot get in and get things done as quickly as possible. So how will he look carrying an additional twenty to thirty pounds above his normal fighting weight?
The fans are chomping at the bit to see how this all plays out. When the two finally come face to face inside the UFC octagon. Will McGregor continues his meteoric rise, or will he be slapped down Stockton California style? We find out all of this and more, this weekend at the MGM garden arena in Las Vegas. Countdown to UFC 196 is here…