VIDEO: Nick Diaz gives his take on boxing sensation Canelo Alvarez


Former Strikeforce welterweight champion and UFC veteran Nick Diaz recently appeared on Mike Tyson’s “Hotboxin” podcast. No one could have foreseen this collaboration; While the new episode has yet to be released, a clip of Nick Diaz checking out Mike Tyson’s workout room has now surfaced.


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Nick Diaz was asked about his thoughts on the upcoming super middleweight championship fight between Canelo Alvarez and Caleb Plant.


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While he doesn’t seem to know enough about Caleb Plant to talk about himself, he shared his thoughts on the p4p king of boxing.

His answer to that question would take fans back in time when he summed up Conor McGregor’s fighting style by saying “I like it”. When asked what he thinks of Canelo Alvarez, Nick Diaz was very clear about his position – “Yes, I love Canelo “.

When Nick Diaz called Canelo Alvarez

A month after the mega-fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, TMZ Sports caught up with Nick Diaz. He was asked if he would ever fight Canelo Alvarez in the ring.

I never even thought about it, but guy goes to 168 fighting a nameless one (Rocky Fielding) when at the end of the day they make more money fighting me, you know what I mean? Let’s be realistic like Canelo hitting my weight like you’re not going to win.

I mean come on man, you’re just one of those little guys that I train before a fight ”, said Diaz.

However, the reporter then intervened saying that the Mexican champion had a lot of experience. Diaz replied: “No, André Ward too.

I am experienced, I have been in the gym.

“Motherf **** r I am a professional fighter, I had over 37 fights, 35 years old.

“No, I’m going to pick them up, I’m going to take them off, Gingerbread Brother,” Nick Diaz said.

Canelo Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev had to be delayed because of Nate Diaz

Canelo Alvarez was set to make his official light heavyweight debut against Sergey Kovalev on November 3, 2019. What promoters and networks didn’t consider was that there was another mega sports event fight that night.

Nate Diaz was socket on Jorge Masvidal for the BMF belt that same night and had gained immense traction among most crossover fans.

Most fans discovered that they would be forced to choose between watching a UFC super fight with Nate Diaz and a boxing title fight with the p4p king of boxing.


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It was later confirmed that Canelo’s light heavyweight debut was delayed until after the Masvidal-Diaz fight at Madison Square Garden.

Boxing fans didn’t like it, as many in the United States had to stay up after midnight to watch Canelo’s fight after the BMF fight. Many saw this as the night the UFC officially resumed boxing in terms of fans.


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