The announcement of the rematch between the two boxers who won the “Baddest Motherf ** ker” title was revealed by President Dana White.
Since mid-2019, the return of Nate Diaz – a famous puncher with a “Gypsy” style has led UFC to the idea of an iconic belt, “Baddest Motherfucker” with rising star Jorge Masvidal.
Not long after that, at UFC 244, the match between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz became one of the most notable events of the tournament in 2019. Besides, the appearance of superstar Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as a belt giver made the UFC 244 more interesting.
Showing overwhelming from the first half, Jorge Masvidal quickly won against Nate Diaz when causing a serious tear on the opponent’s face. Although the match was stopped halfway, the fans regretted it, but Masvidal’s BMF belt was still considered a successful event.
Jorge Masvidal vs. Nate Diaz for the BMF belt at UFC 244 is a successful move for the UFC. Recently, the UFC confirmed that it is planning to hold a rematch match between Masvidal and Nate Diaz.
After the success at UFC 244, Jorge Masvidal failed in the title match against Kamaru Usman at UFC 251. The defeat did not affect too much on the name of “War Dog” but in return, made him not have the opportunity to immediately compete for the title.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many sports around the world including UFC boxing. In addition, the difficulty of finding a match with Nate Diaz is also a headache for UFC right now. From these problems, a rematch for Nate to reclaim the debt at UFC 244 with Masvidal, with the reward of the BMF belt is considered the most reasonable.
Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal are very close to a rematch
According to president Dana White, the rematch will take place in January next year. Expected, two boxers will still compete for the BMF belt at the UFC 256 event – the first major event of the tournament in 2021.