Vicente Luque ’s callout of Nate Diaz at UFC 260 didn’t materialize, but he doesn’t regret shooting for one of the biggest names in the game. Following his first-round submission win over Tyron Woodley this past Saturday in the “Fight of the Night,” Luque made it known he wants a piece of Diaz next . He thought there was a decent chance to get his wish, but then three days later, Diaz was booked for a fight against Leon Edwards at UFC 262 on May 15. A portion of the immediate reaction to Luque’s request for Diaz was based around it being an unrealistic matchup. Luque said the fact Diaz is back and fighting a highly ranked welterweight, however, shows he wasn’t aiming out of his depth.

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With Nate Diaz booked, Vicente Luque alters plans for next fight – MMA Junkie

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