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The payback ! Diaz vs Lawler 2 fight preview (WIDEO)

Ahead of the upcoming UFC 266 gala, the U.S. organization has prepared a preview of the fight between Nick diaz and Robbie lawler.

Diaz’s fight with Lawler at UFC 266 will be a rematch for a duel that took place 17 years ago.

Nick Diaz and Robbie Lawler met in 2004. They met in a cage at UFC 47. The winner was Diaz who crushed Lawler in the second round of the game.

Nick Diaz is a former champion of the late Strikeforce and WEC. He was last seen in UFC Octagon at UFC 183 in early 2015, when he faced MMA legend Anderson Silva. However, the fight was deemed not to have taken place, as illegal means were detected in the bodies of both contestants.

Robbie Lawler is a former UFC champion. Recently, however, he’s not doing well in the Octagon. He lost four fights in a row in which he had to recognize the superiority in the cage of the following fighters: Rafael dos Anjos, Ben Askren, Colby Covington and Neil Magny.

UFC 266 takes place on September 25.