It’s been six-and-a-half years since we closing seen Sever Diaz compete in the Octagon however after powerful speculation about a doable return to action for the Stockton native, Dana White is assured that he’ll fight earlier than 2021 is thru.
Diaz supplied closing 365 days that he modified into wanting for a return to action after no longer competing since a no-contest against Anderson Silva in January 2015, and had reportedly amped up his coaching and performed no longer no longer up to one take a look at weight slash to head wanting how his body would react to cutting to (presumably) 170-kilos.
Dana White, though, hasn’t been in particular assured that the rest will reach of this speculation however his latest feedback display that there lastly might per chance perhaps also very effectively be some circulation concerning the 37-365 days-dilapidated’s comeback.
“I wasn’t very high on that,” White said UFC Arabia by map of MMA Combating. “I didn’t occupy that it might per chance perhaps happen however it appears to be adore this is in a position to. It appears to be adore Sever Diaz will fight this 365 days.”
White admitted that he had a itsy-bitsy bit written off Diaz as an active member of the UFC roster because of length of time since his closing fight and while nothing is even conclude to to being space in stone, he says he remains hopeful.
“The closing time that I seen him in Jacksonville however it appears to be love it’s going to happen,” White said. “We’ll watch. The matchmakers absorb [talked to him] however I don’t know the put we’re at on it however it’s taking a look promising.
“You never hear me mutter that ever. ‘You focus on Sever Diaz will fight this 365 days?’ Fully, positively no longer is what I on the entire mutter. Taking a look promising [he’ll fight this year].”