Following the news that Rafael Dos Anjos is injured and out of the main event bout with Conor McGregor at UFC 196  there has been plenty of speculation as to who Conor will now face.

The Irishman has had no shortage of offers with many fighters lining up asking for the fight from Cowboy Cerrone, Khabib Nurmagomedov to Uriah Faber.

According to inside sources it is Nate Diaz who is set to face Conor McGregor although no official announcement has yet been made by the UFC. It was one of Nate Diaz’s coaches who took to social media today announcing “IT’S GOING DOWN… WE GOT THE FIGHT”. Only time will tell to see if this is in fact the new match up!

Article by Jade Morris