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Dana White - Nate Diaz ready to return, Nick not

Nate Diaz Asks Dana White, UFC for Release

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Nate Diaz is ready to fight again, according to Dana White (MMA Weekly)

So, as you may have read on these digital pages - the Brothers Diaz aren't very happy with the UFC or champing at the bit to get back into the Octagon. Lightweight Nate Diaz has asked for his release, complained about his contract and said the promotion pulled a confidence game on him.

Older brother and welterweight Nick Diaz hasn't fought since losing a decision to Georges St. Pierre in March, 2013. He's asked for everything from his contract to be bought out by Roy Jones Jr. to $500,000 to return or a title shot despite losing his last two fights.

Nate Diaz was in Baltimore for UFC 172 to corner teammate Yancy Medeiros and UFC president Dana White was asked if he'd spoken with the former title challenger.  "I didn't, no," said White.

White did say that he believed UFC matchmaker Joe Silva had spoken with Nate, however, and the word he'd gotten back was that Diaz is ready to fight again.

"I think Joe Silva did and Nate said he's ready to fight, so, he told Joe to call him," White went on.

Nick Diaz is a different story, though. "No Nick. No Nick," said White, echoing Anderson Silva's famous lament of "no baby. Baby, no."

"Nick's got a lot of money, man. I think Nick's just going to kick back until he has to fight."

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