LAS VEGAS – Conor McGregor is as confident as ever and not backing away from his prediction of a knockout of Nate Diaz going into their rematch Saturday at UFC 202. McGregor (19-3 MMA, 7-1 UFC), who was submitted in the second round by Diaz (19-10 MMA, 14-8 UFC) in their first meeting at UFC 196 in March, made his final media appearance before fight night at today’s UFC 202 open workouts in Las Vegas. Since beating “The Notorious” more than five months ago, Diaz has catapulted into the spotlight as a top star for the UFC. McGregor claims all of that will be no more after the is weekend’s pay-per-view headliner at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Related: Nate Diaz left UFC 202 news conference because Conor McGregor thought he was 'head honcho (expletive)' “That fairytale he’s having is about to come to an end,” McGregor said. “So all his little fans thinking he’s invincible and that he can’t be knocked out – he can be knocked out and he will be knocked out.” McGregor was extra fired up at open workouts roughly 24 hours after the memorable UFC 202 pre-fight news conference which ended with a chaotic scene of him throwing bottles back and forth with Diaz and his team

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Conor McGregor says Nate Diaz’s ‘fairytale’ comes to an end at UFC 202: ‘He will be knocked out’ – MMA Junkie

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