UFC superstar Nate Diaz shocked the world when he choked out Conor McGregor on short notice back at UFC 196. Now veteran voice of the octagon Bruce Buffer has come forward to reveal how much he believes the Stockton native made in his epic rematch against “Notorious.”
Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor went toe-to-toe for a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202 in an event that broke the UFC’s record for most pay-per-view sales. Speaking to TMZ Sports, Bruce Buffer revealed that he heard Nate Diaz earned $7 million from the fight.
“… Nate, I heard you made $7 (million) or more dollars on your last fight… You’ve got $7 (million) or more dollars gross, before taxes, maybe much more – which I love knowing that you have, Nate…
Nate Diaz ultimately suffered a majority decision loss to his opponent, leaving McGregor and the Stockton native 1-1 in their heated rivalry. Now Diaz is set to fight Dustin Poirier in the co-main event of UFC 230 on Nov. 3, live on pay-per-view.