Fighters React to Nate Diaz Fighting Conor McGregor Via Twitter

February 24, 2016

When news broke on Tuesday that lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of his UFC 196 title defense against featherweight titleholder Conor McGregor due to injury, speculation about how might replace him spread across social media. When it became official the Nate Diaz would replace dos Anjos and face McGregor in the March 5 main event, fighters flocked to Twitter with their reactions.

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