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Twitter Reacts To Nate Diaz Pulling Off His Huge Win Over Conor McGregor

You can’t take anything away from Conor McGregor – he moved up to a 170 pounds due to his supreme confidence, and looked good in the first against Nate Diaz. Conor has one hell of a left hand, but there’s a reason why there are weight classes in MMA. Conor simply has never fought the type of fighters Nate Diaz has. Imagine Conor in the Octagon against Rory MacDonald – it’s just not fair. Conor’s confidence was his undoing.

That’s not taking anything away from him. Conor is one hell of a fighter, but Nate Diaz was better on this night. And so, because this was a huge upset with Nate Diaz answering the call on only ten days of notice.

Ireland is just one big, crying Jordan right now.

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Let’s face it – Nate Diaz moves the needle:

Of course, after Holly Holm, Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor all taken out in short order, this is likely what’s happening in Vegas:

To think that we’ve never really seen Conor in trouble…

But jiu jitsu is the genesis of MMA:

THEN JOSE ALDO DROPS THE HAMMER:

Rafael Dos Anjos, Conor’s original opponent for the lightweight belt, piles on:

And the truth…

Then we all realize that there’s an EA UFC cover curse. No doubt about it.

What a night. Not only did Nate Diaz shock the world, but Miesha Tate ripped the belt from Holly Holm’s unconscious body.

Oh yeah, and consider the beef squashed:

And one more thing:

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