Marvin Vettori weighed in on the Nate Diaz and UFC dispute that has been on-going for the longest time
Nate Diaz has emerged to be one of the biggest superstars in the game right now. Even though he has lost two of his previous fights, his stocks remain high to this day, and the UFC is cognizant of that. However, the younger Diaz brother has been adamant about the idea of a move away from the UFC.
The Stockton slugger has his sights set on a move away from the sport, with a feasible jump to boxing. The younger Diaz brother was among the first wave of fighters that set motion the fighter pay dispute. He has been vocal about his contract with the UFC, and along with his brother Nick, became the first of a very elite group of fighters to negotiate PPV points into their contract without a belt.
It’s being rumored that the UFC is stalling Diaz’s move by offering him difficult fights, while he has been throwing names at the UFC top brass for his last fight.
Weighing in on the situation, Marvin Vettori has come out in support of his good friend Nate Diaz. The pair have sparred each other sporadically in the past, and share a cordial relationship.
During a recent interview with The Schmo, Vettori was asked about how he felt about the quagmire, to which he replied,
“I don’t know exactly what is going on. Yeah man free Nate, if he wants to go let him go you know.”
‘No bullsh*t’- Marvin Vettori wants Robert Whittaker to step up and get a fight done for UFC Paris
Marvin Vettori is dying to get back in the octagon. Following a catchweight victory against former title contender Paulo Costa, Vettori had been booked for a fight against Robert Whittaker, but he pulled out of it due to an undisclosed injury.
The UFC have elaborate plans for Europe, and one amongst that is a fight card in Paris on September 3rd. “I hear there is a Europe card Sept. 3 or something like that, and it would be sick to fight him in Europe,” Whittaker said in a social media post earlier this month. “So that’s what I’m trying to get put on. I’ve been meaning to go to Europe for a long time, and if that’s my ticket there then let’s go.”
He most recently posted tweet with the caption ‘Paris’ suggesting that he has made up his mind to return inside the octagon.
Tired of all the waiting around and speculation, Vettori directly called out Whittaker by contemptuously asking him to step up and fight him. He wrote,‘Rob are we gonna do this yeah?
No bullshit, that’s the date you wanted @robwhittakermma’
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