Prior to UFC 162, Nick Diaz had posted on Instagram mentioning that he "might have to slap the winner" of the main event between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman. It wasn't really a "challenge" so much as Diaz just rambling on social media. Not to mention losing to Carlos Condit for the interim welterweight title, a failed drug test suspension, losing to Georges St. Pierre for the actual welterweight title and then 'retiring' hardly makes for a good case for a middleweight title shot.
But the 'retired' Diaz did contact UFC president Dana White about a fight.
"He said he broke up with his girlfriend, wants to fight, 'Dana get me a fight,'" White said of their recent exchange.
"Nick Diaz is under contract with the UFC," White said. "Whenever Nick Diaz wants a fight, I'm more than happy to get him a fight."
"Nick Diaz called me the other night and said, 'All the hotels are sold out in Las Vegas. I need a hotel room,'" White said. "I said, 'No problem, kid. I got you.' I got him a hotel room and got it all set up. And he never f---ing showed up."
That's some pretty classic "Diaz stuff" from Nick.