When McGregor blasted Diaz and his payday following his recent win over Michael Johnson. McGregor and Diaz argued about the weight class the fight was going to take place at before they finally agreed on a welterweight showdown.
When it was all said and done, McGregor gave one of his infamous predictions. You got a million for one night only. Also, Jose was in camp preparing in case dos Anjos pulled out, and then all of a sudden dos Anjos pulls out with his bruised foot and Jose is not fit. Less than 24 hours after Conor McGregor got matched up with Nate Diaz as the new main event for UFC 196, the two fighters met for a news conference in Los Angeles. Fox Media LLC and Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC. There were many, many options but in reality, many people pretended they wanted the fight until the fight actually presented itself. About is the weight of them checks. Disappoint, delivering a spectacle for fans who showed up hours in advance to witness the potential melee. Was ready to rock the whole time.
McGregor was asked about his options following an injury to lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, whose broken foot forced him off the March 5 card. From there things dissolved into a shouting match. Minute delay due to McGregor running late, the fighters took the dais with a huge ovation from the crowd. There was no hesitation on my part. From there, McGregor erupted and blasted Diaz while taking aim at his public persona ahead of his fights in the UFC. How can you not like him? First discussion was the money issue.
And while he certainly shared more than a few bad words with Diaz during the press conference, he actually gave the UFC veteran a few compliments as well. It feel to be a millionaire now? Then it was he could only make 160, we gave him 160.