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Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor’s Tweet: ‘In real life, you’re dead’

Nate Diaz says Conor McGregor would have been ‘dead’ if their bout at UFC 196 was fought on the streets.

UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz is one of the all-time classics, and ‘The Notorious’ took some time to reflect on the bout, and the subsequent rematch at UFC 202, on Tuesday’s three-year anniversary.

McGregor lost the first bout via rear-naked choke but came back to win the rematch at UFC 202 in a nail-biting majority decision.

The Irishman hailed his first scrap with Diaz ‘one of the craziest fights ever’ and used the rematch to encourage his fans to never give up.

Diaz, who hasn’t fought since his loss to McGregor at UFC 202, soon got news of McGregor’s comments and felt it necessary to respond with the following fiery Tweet.

“You acting like you came back. In real life, you’re dead,” Diaz posted on Wednesday.

Diaz isn’t the most active fighter as of late, but the Stockton local did flip off Colby Covington while cageside for UFC 235 last weekend.

As for McGregor, the former UFC lightweight and featherweight champion seems interested in a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr. This despite the rumors of current negotiations with Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone.

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