209 or 187? After Nate Diaz criticizes, Kamaru Usman fires again
Usman promptly responded with a tweet of his personal. He dropped the “187” line and inspired Diaz to name UFC chief enterprise officer Hunter Campbell if he needs to scrap.
“I see you 209,” Usman wrote. “In case you actually need this 187 then name your boy Hunter (Campbell)”
I see you 209. In case you actually need this 187 then name your boy hunter 😏
— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) June 22, 2021
Moments later, Diaz returned with an image of Covington bloodied and crushed from the primary Usman combat. Whereas the picture displayed Covington in a adverse mild, the caption was seemingly directed at Usman.
“Ur locked down you do what ur informed to do like a very good champion,” Diaz wrote.
Ur locked down you do what ur informed to do like a very good champion pic.twitter.com/nl6xRUopZ2
— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) June 22, 2021
Usman used Diaz’s personal insult towards him and proudly owned the phrase “champion” that Diaz had slung his manner.
“Key phrase “CHAMPION” lol,” Usman wrote. All you guys simply web robust guys these days. Like I mentioned should you actually need this stress then holla at your boy hunter”
Key phrase “CHAMPION” lol. All you guys simply web robust guys these days. Like I mentioned should you actually need this stress then holla at your boy hunter😉
— KAMARU USMAN (@USMAN84kg) June 23, 2021
Diaz, 36, most just lately competed June 10 at UFC 263 when he misplaced a five-round unanimous resolution to welterweight contender Leon Edwards. The defeat was his third in 4 fights. After the loss, Diaz, whose exercise has been inconsistent lately, revealed at a post-fight information convention that he seems to be to return to motion as shortly as attainable.
Usman, 34, doesn’t presently have an official date for his rematch towards Covington. The Nigeria-born fighter has efficiently defended his title 4 occasions since he gained it towards Tyron Woodley in March 2019.
Following Usman’s response, Diaz pivoted and despatched some respect to the champion.
“Your doing nice champ I wasn’t making an attempt to disrespect,” Diaz wrote. “Have a very good combat with a kind of poor guys you beat up”
Your doing nice champ I wasn’t making an attempt to disrespect Have a very good combat with a kind of poor guys you beat up ..