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UFC-Diaz meeting didn't go well, unable to book McGregor rematch for UFC 202

According to reports, Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta were unable to come to an agreement with Nate Diaz at a recent meeting in Stockton.

It was smooth sailings for the UFC and Conor McGregor at a recent meeting in Beverley Hills, but things didn't go too well in Stockton, California.

That's where UFC heads Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta agreed to meet Nate Diaz to discuss the terms of a rematch with the Irishman at UFC 202.

TMZ reported yesterday that the UFC president stormed out of the meeting and MMA Fighting recently confirmed the report to be true.

Shortly after the riff Diaz, who put an end to McGregor's win streak in a welterweight tilt at UFC 196, uploaded a photo of White and Fertitta in seemingly high spirits in front of some graffiti art in Stockton.

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Sources close to MMA Fighting claim that White returned to the meeting but was unable to finalize a deal with the Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu product.

McGregor and Diaz were originally expected to headline the UFC 200 extravaganza, but 'The Notorious' was pulled from the bout after refusing to attend a Las Vegas press conference.

Bloody Elbow will provide more news coverage as the story develops.