Justin Gaethje and Dustin Poirier right contenders for BMF title? Nate Diaz labels both challengers as ‘dorks’

A few years ago, Nate Diaz missed the opportunity to get the honorary BMF belt. The fighter, who is waiting to enter the boxing ring, views the BMF bout belt contenders for this occasion as nothing more than “dorks.”

During an interview with the Inside Fighting, Diaz expressed his opinion by saying, “ I don’t feel they fit the criteria. I’m good. Yeah. They’re dorks. Poirier and Gaethje, right? What are you talking about?” 

Justin Gaethje vs Dustin Poirier fight prediction?

The epic match between Gaethje and Poirier in 2018 is still fresh in the minds of many MMA fans. Fans are still eagerly awaiting the return of the two American fighters for another exciting lightweight matchup five years after their initial encounter. 

Given their animosity and the fact that the BMF Belt is now on the line, the rematch between the second- and third-ranked fighters in the division is guaranteed to be intriguing. ‘The Highlight’ and ‘The Diamond’ can both secure a victory, making it difficult to predict who would win this time. 

Nate Diaz’s upcoming bout with Jake Paul

The MMA veteran will square off against Jake Paul on August 5 at the Dallas American Airlines Center. There is already a lot of anticipation for the lucrative money match in the MMA community. 

The 37-year-old fighter, however, intends to get back in mixed martial arts, despite the fact that he’s currently a free agent as his contract with the UFC expired last year. To return to the octagon, the welterweight fighter has his eyes set on defeating Jake first. 

Which UFC fighters have won the BMF belt?

On November 2, 2019, the BMF Belt was introduced for the first time at UFC 244. Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal squared off for the honorary UFC strap. Jorge Masvidal was declared the winner. 

After quitting the UFC last month, ‘Gamebred’ vacated the BMF belt. The winner of the highly anticipated fight between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje will be named the new BMF belt holder next month. 

Which battle do you anticipate to be more exciting, the boxing bout between Nate Diaz and Jake Paul or the octagon clash between Dustin Poirier and Justin Gaethje? Share your predictions with us in the comment section. 

Khandaker Muntasir

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As a passionate UFC enthusiast, Khandaker Muntasir Hossain provides coverage of MMA, wrestling, and boxing on multiple platforms. With his deep knowledge of sports, he immerses readers in the excitement of various arenas, whether it's the octagon, squared circle, pitch, court, or ring. Through his writing and love for sports, he aims to motivate others to explore their own sporting interests and experience the magic that sports bring.


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