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Nate Diaz rips McGregor and Poirier for ‘play fighting’, Khamzat Chimaev chimes in

Khamzat Chimaev calls out Nate Diaz following the Californian’s public callout of Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor.

UFC 244 Masvidal v Diaz: Ultimate Media Day Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

Nate Diaz might not be the most active fighter on the UFC roster, but the former UFC lightweight and BMF title challenger knows how to keep himself busy on social media.

Diaz reacted to the news of Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier’s supposed charity match by accusing the two fighters of ‘play fighting’.

“Let’s don’t get it twisted I already smoked these 2 now they play fighting...” Diaz posted before following up with “165 Lbs”.

That’s when Poirier, who was originally expected to fight Diaz in November of 2018, interjected with the following Tweet.

“I’ll whip you there too,” Poirier tweeted.

Diaz responded by labelling Poirier a fake-ass fighter.

“The offer wasn’t for you dumbass. Real fighters only. You already lost and you and your teammate are both fighting your friends. Fake ass fighters”.

That’s when surging UFC welterweight and middleweight prospect Khamzat Chimaev decided to get in on the action, challenging Diaz to a real fight on Dec. 19.

“I don’t play fighting I fight so get your soft body to Vegas and I will smoke you on dec 19. You are a real fighter so let’s go,” the Swedish-Russian fighter posted.

Diaz hasn’t fought since his stoppage loss to Jorge Masvidal at UFC 244 while Chimaev, 26, is fresh off a 17-second KO win over Gerald Meerschaert at UFC Fight Night 178.

Poirier, meanwhile, is expected to face McGregor in a non-charity MMA bout under the UFC banner sometime later this year.

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