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Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards pushed wait on to June 12

Nate Diaz’ return to the UFC Octagon has been temporarily postponed.

The Stockton famous particular person has suffered an wound in practising that may well rule him out of action next week, and in its establish of Diaz vs. Leon Edwards taking space at UFC 262 in Houston, the pair’s meeting has been pushed to UFC 263 on June 12 in Arizona. The news changed into first reported by Yahoo Sports activities.

Diaz has been out of the Octagon since his fight with Jorge Masvidal at the tip of 2019. He remains surely one of many good stars within the game, and his scheduled bout with Edwards changed into residence to be the first five-round co-critical match in UFC historical previous. It’s believed the five-round stipulation will remain even although the two will no longer be co-critical.

UFC 263 is headlined by Israel Adesanya versus Marvin Vettori II, with flyweight champion Deiveson Figueiredo rematching vs. Brandon Moreno alongside.

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