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Dana White discusses Conor McGregor text message after Nate Diaz win at UFC 241


Dana White is expecting a text from Conor McGregor (Image: GETTY)Diaz returned to the Octagon after a three-year absence at UFC 241 on Saturday night.And the 34-year-old battled to a unanimous decision victory over Anthony Pettis.Diaz then called out Jorge Masvidal but also hinted he would be open to taking on McGregor for a third time.

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Nate Diaz beat Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 (Image: GETTY )Diaz would prefer to go toe-to-toe with Mesvidal in his next bout later this year.

And White was surprised to see Diaz call out the former Bellator, Strikeforce, Shark Fights and World Victory Road fighter.“If you would have asked before tonight do I think he will call out Masvidal he would have been the last person I thought he would call out,” White added.“But he did and it’s kind of fun.

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Nate Diaz wants to fight Jorge Mesvidal next (Image: GETTY)“I don’t think anybody would disagree that they would want to see that fight.

.“We will see. I know that Masvidal feels he should get the next shot.“If he wanted to take that fight it would be fun and I wouldn’t be opposed to it.”..


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