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Eddie Alvarez calls for Nate Diaz to fight at BKFC to settle up an old score



Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez has called for a fight with Nate Diaz in the Bare-Knuckle Fighting Championship to settle an old score.


Alvarez, who is known for his aggressive fighting style, has long been regarded as one of the toughest fighters in the game. Diaz, on the other hand, is a fan favorite who has built a reputation as a warrior who is never afraid to go toe-to-toe with anyone.


A while back Eddie Alvarez inked a contract with BKFC, meaning that he will clash with Chad Mendes in his first fight. On April 29, the two are scheduled to face off at BKFC 41. In a press conference before his BKFC 41 match versus Mendes, the former lightweight champion of the UFC and Bellator was questioned about who he would want to face. He added that they argued in earlier years that almost resulted in a physical confrontation and instantly referenced Nate Diaz.


"I confronted him in Mexico City about grilling me and doing some weird little kid bullsh*t and we got into then UFC broke it all up. We never got to hash that out, and I beat up his teammate so I thought after I beat [Gilbert] Melendez that maybe that would warrant a fight against him, but still, he never fought me. So, I think this is the right stage the right opportunity to get this done."


Along with Francis Ngannou, Nate Diaz remains one of the most desired free agents since departing the UFC. Everyone is seeking to get involved in a conversation with the Stockton king.


It's not hidden that he is connected to other organizations as he assesses the best course of action. The Stockton native is the only adversary that "The Underground King" has expressed interest in facing off against, he said:


"I think he'd transition well over to here with that real 'gangster' style or whatever he wants to be. I think it'll do good here and I think that's the only opponent that I would only want to fight. I don't really have a desire to fight anyone besides him."


The BKFC, which has been gaining in popularity in recent years, would be the perfect stage for a fight between Alvarez and Diaz. A fight between Alvarez and Diaz would undoubtedly draw a huge crowd, as fans of both fighters would be eager to see who comes out on top.

Of course, there are still many hurdles that would need to be overcome before a fight between Alvarez and Diaz could take place. Both fighters would need to agree to the terms of the fight, and the BKFC would need to be willing to put up the necessary funds to make it happen. However, if all parties can agree, a fight between Alvarez and Diaz would be one of the most anticipated bouts in BKFC history.


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