On Sept. 10, Nate Diaz will make his final walk to the Octagon.
In the last fight of his UFC contract, he will face Khamzat Chimaev at UFC 279 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.In the last fight of his UFC contract, he will face Khamzat Chimae
Diaz made his pro debut in 2004 for WEC. The now-37-year-old won "The Ultimate Fighter" in 2007.
Diaz is 14-11 with the UFC and has competed against Clay Guida, Donald Cerrone, Jim Miller, Gray Maynard and Conor McGregor. He is on a two-fight losing streak; he last fought in 2
Chimaev, 28, is a three-time Swedish Nationals gold medalist. He made his pro debut in 2018 and joined the UFC in 2020, winning three fights for the promotion that year.
Chimaev finally returned in October 2021 and beat Li Jingliang via submission. Chimaev's last fight was a unanimous decision win in April over Gilbert Burns.
Not only will Diaz make his last walk for Dana White and the UFC, he also will participate in one final weigh-in.
The Sporting News will be providing weigh-in results for UFC 279. Follow along as each fighter on the card attempts to make weight. The weigh-ins will begin at noon ET. See below f
When is UFC 279: Khamzat Chimaev vs. Nate Diaz? Date: Saturday, Sept. 10 Start time: 6:15 p.m. ET | 11:15 PM BST | 8 a.m. AEST
Prelims: 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. BST | 10 a.m. AEST Main card: 10 p.m. ET | 3 a.m. BST | 12 p.m. AEST Main event: 12:15 a.m. ET | 5:15 a.m. BST | 2:15 p.m. AEST (Approximately)
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