On Sunday, former prime minister adviser Dominic Cummings reached out to Nate Diaz on Twitter to give some financial advice. Cummings particularly urged Diaz to not sign a new contract with the UFC and instead try his luck at an outside organization where he can potentially earn more money.
Cummings also used former two-division champion Georges St-Pierre as an example and how the UFC “screwed” him into his current situation where he’s still bound by a contract.
Do not sign new UFC contract, you will make more cash outside AND @danawhite will come do a deal at some point for trilogy @TheNotoriousMMA fight, but outside you'll have much more leverage & make more $. Look how they screwed @GeorgesStPierre, now waiting for contract to expire— Dominic Cummings (@Dominic2306) October 17, 2021
That piece of news caught the attention of shelved UFC superstar Conor McGregor, who then decided to remind Diaz about their little history.
Advised by who? Does this lanky streak of piss think he business savvy or something? Hey bro. You’d 15 fights in the ufc and were on 20k to fight 20k to win hahahaha 15 fucking fights. In the ufc! Eyelid hanging off your head and handed a 20k check pre tax— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 18, 2021
Know who made you.
The 36-year-old Diaz did experience a massive stock boost after his UFC 196 win over McGregor in 2016. His superstar status was solidified from then on, with the UFC establishing new title belts and special rulesets for him.
Diaz last fought at UFC 263 against Leon Edwards and lost via decision.