UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has revenge on his mind. After getting slapped and choked by Nate Diaz at UFC 196, the Irish fan favorite will need to be at his absolute best in the rematch.

The problem for McGregor is that Diaz is taller, naturally bigger in all aspects, and has a huge skill advantage in the ground game. Whate saw at UFC 196 proves that McGregor needs to work on his Jiu Jitsu skills.


Repeat or revenge? It’s a tough one to answer, even though Diaz’s existing win over McGregor was convincing. You never know what to expect with ‘The Notorious,’ it’s what makes him so fun to watch.

Many fans believe that should the fight go to the ground, it will be over as quickly as the last time. Perhaps we are focusing to much on March 5, maybe not, but the facts are very persuasive in Diaz’s favor. The UFC 202 rematch draws ever closer, and it will happen at welterweight once again.

Nate Diaz slaps Conor McGregor during their thrilling encounter at UFC 196
Nate Diaz slaps Conor McGregor during their thrilling encounter at UFC 196

What we do know is that Conor McGregor has been making some big changes in his camp. Working with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belts, legit ones, and also the Olympic boxing team has highlighted McGregor’s recent training.

Will the result be any different than last time? If you ask Conor McGregor…

Continue to page 2 for McGregor’s wild prediction…

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