UFC’s Nate Diaz tweets: Free me from the deal

UFC's Nate Diaz tweets: Free me from the deal

UFC star Nate Diaz has publicly requested the discharge of his unique contract with the promotion.

Diaz, 36, issued the request on social media on Saturday. He flagged the accounts of UFC and UFC President Dana White. He additionally included a tag concentrating on Hunter Campbell, the chief enterprise officer of the UFC.

“I want to request my launch from [UFC]”Daz wrote on twitter. “I apologize for asking on-line however [you] do not struggle me [ASAP] I’ve issues to do. “

Diaz’s representatives didn’t instantly reply to requests for added feedback. Diaz’s newest tweet comes three days after he wrote on social media, “I used to be attempting to struggle for [seven] months.”

Diaz (20-13) is within the remaining battle for his UFC contract and he has proven his frustration more and more on social media in current months. He has publicly supplied to struggle a wide range of opponents, together with welterweight competitor Vicente Luke, veteran light-weight Tony Ferguson and former interim champ Dustin Poirier, however has but to be booked.

In response to sources, there have been discussions between the UFC and Diaz to increase his settlement past the one remaining struggle, however the two sides have but to come back to an settlement.

Earlier this month, White stated there was a “excellent” likelihood the UFC would signal Diaz to a brand new deal. White stated repeatedly that the promotion meant to steer him to struggle.

Diaz, of Stockton, California, has not fought since shedding to welterweight Leon Edwards final June. He had expressed his want to stay energetic after that battle however was now approaching his ninth month of inactivity.

In response to sources, the UFC has supplied Diaz a struggle for the reason that June match, in opposition to rookie welterweight contender Khamzat Shemayev (10-0). Diaz turned down this provide, citing Chemayev’s lack of UFC expertise. “Do not disrespect me like that, you are attempting to supply me a struggle with a beginner,” he informed TMZ in December.

Chimaev is at present booked in opposition to Gilbert Burns at UFC 273 on April 9. Burns is at present the No. 2 welterweight within the UFC.

Diaz has fought solely within the UFC since 2007. Breaking into promotion as a contestant on the truth sequence The Final Fighter, Diaz fought Benson Henderson for the light-weight championship in 2012. His rivalry with Conor McGregor in 2016 is likely one of the largest within the sport’s historical past.