Anthony Pettis vs Nate Diaz - 17/08/2019 Preview

Anthony Pettis vs Nate Diaz is one more great fight of Ultimate Fighting Championship. It is the co-main event of UFC 241. It’s the welterweight bout which will take place in Anaheim, California. Both welterweights will have a serious confrontation. Review our thoughts on this bout here below.

Nate Diaz is back. On the 17th of August, UFC is coming to California. In the co-main event of the evening former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (22-8) will face and only – Nate Diaz (19-11). This fight will take place at the Honda Center.  Nate is coming back, Pettis is coming off a spectacular knockout win against Stephen Thompson, both fighters are real gangsters…It will be an insane fight.

 

Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis

In his last fight, Anthony Pettis moved to the welterweight for the first time in his career.  He faced a very dangerous guy – Stephen Thompson. And ‘Showtime’ did a really show time. He knocked out Thompson cold with a Super-Man punch of the Octagon fence. California native has a unique combination of traditional MMA skills. He’s an elite striker has powerful and technical leg kicks. “Showtime” likes to fight on his feet, throw a lot of feints to help set up his crushing fight ending kicks. Pettis is a fearless, tough fighter who loves to fight and enjoys every single second in the fight.

 

Nate Diaz

Guess who’s back? Yes, Nate is back again. The last time Nate Diaz fought in the Octagon was back in 2016 when he lost by majority decision in their rematch with UFC superstar Conor McGregor. It is difficult to say if he would be the same fighter after a 3-year layoff. But we all know that Diaz will fight till the end no matter what. Nate Diaz is great MMA boxer, lands a lot of punches in a fight. Also, he is like a zombie – has great cardio, always pushes the pace. He is born killer fighter, always looking for the finish in a fight.

 

Anthony Pettis vs Nate Diaz H2H

These fighters never met each other in the octagon.

 

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