Dustin Poirier Confirms That Fight Against Nate Diaz Is Close To Being Signed | Social Media Roundup

After weeks of speculation, Dustin Poirier has finally confirmed that a bout between himself and Nate Diaz is close to being finalised — this and much more on Tuesday's social media roundup.

Dustin Poirier confirms fight against Nate Diaz fight is nearly confirmed

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After Dustin Poirier was defeated by Charles Oliveira at UFC 269, Poirier seemingly turned his attentions to getting back in the Octagon straight away as he suffered pretty much no damage in the title fight despite losing.

Poirier engaged in a war of words with Nate Diaz on social media and just days after the two exchanged words, the UFC president Dana White revealed that Poirier vs Diaz was a fight which the promotion were looking at making happen.

So after weeks of speculation about the fight, Poirier has finally confirmed that the bout between himself and the man from Stockton is nearly finalised for a UFC card in the near future.

See the tweet below from BT Sport to see what Poirier had to say on the situation.

Poirier clearly seems extremely excited about the challenge of facing Diaz and is a good fight for him coming off the back of another big loss in a title fight.

This would be the first time Diaz has fought since he was defeated by Leon Edwards. It is not yet known what weight the bout will be contested at.

Colby Covington meets Ric Flair

Pretty much everyone can tell that Colby Covington is/was a big wrestling fan with his persona and promos he cuts on the UFC welterweight division fighters.

Today, Covington shared a picture of himself and wrestling legend Ric Flair meeting.

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So far, there have been a lot of changes to the UFC's first fight card of 2022.

See below to see the current bouts which are scheduled to take place on January 15.

Exciting light heavyweight fight booked for February card

An exciting 205 pound bout between Jamahal Hill and Johnny Walker has been confirmed and will take place on a UFC Fight Night card on February 19.

This fight will no doubt be a show stealer.

Amanda Serrano offers to fight Valentina Shevchenko

One of the best female boxers alive Amanda Serrano has offered to cross over to the UFC and face Valentina Shevchenko if Dana White agrees to Jake Paul's latest offer.

Serrano might be one of the best in boxing but stepping into the Octagon and facing Shevchenko with pretty much no MMA experience would be extremely dangerous.

A big year ahead for some of the UK's biggest MMA names

In 2021, the UFC were introduced to some new and exciting fighters from the UK such as Paddy Pimblett, Jack Shore and Mason Jones.

In 2022, with the likes of Muhammad Mokaev entering the promotion and Darren Till making a return, this year is bound to be another big one for the growth of UK MMA.

Israel Adesanya wants to fight in Australia again before he retires

The biggest win of Israel Adesanya's MMA career came in Australia and Adesanya has once again expressed his desire to fight in Australia before he hangs up his gloves.

Scott Coker comments on Dillon Danis' Bellator future

Dillon Danis has not fought in several years despite signing a multiple fight deal with Bellator back in 2018.

Injuries along with troubles outside the cage has stopped Danis from fighting.

Scott Coker has now commented on Danis' future in the promotion.

Darren Till says goodbye to social media

After recently having his Instagram account banned, Darren Till has seemingly called it quits on social media.

Dustin Poirier clears up the donation situation with Charles Oliveira

After his loss to Charles Oliveira at UFC 269, Dustin Poirier said that he would donate $20,000 to a charity or project of Oliveira's choice in Brazil.

Recently, Oliveira came out and said that Poirier has not honoured the agreement.

See the tweet below to hear Poirier's side of the story.

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