What is the reason that Conor McGregor lost the fight against Nate Diaz? Did he underestimate his opponent? Did he run out of gas? Was it the sudden weight gain?
Check out ChrisAngelsTv.comNow, let us begin by talking about each athlete’s attitude before the fight. Conor McGregor clearly underestimated Nate Diaz. He made all these fancy comments about Nate Diaz’s body image and how thin he looked, like he wasn’t even training. It is the first rule that we learn about when we step our foot in a Martial Arts school. NEVER underestimate your opponent. So we give the thumbs down for McGregor’s attitude.
Secondly, a fight is a fight, and it will always be a FIGHT. Do not talk about money, cars, and clothes, when you are going to face an undisputed champion. Of course McGregor is a champion himself, but in another weight category. Respect you opponent.
Now that we talked about these two really important rules, it is time to proceed to ConorMcGregor Vs Nate Diaz Fight Breakdown. McGregor Vs Diaz Fight Analysis Step By Step!
Round one, and the signs of nervousness are already apparent in McGregor’s face. Even though he may have looked overconfident, the fact that he tried to throw dynamite strong punches and spinning back kicks, showed the opposite. Just 30 seconds of the fight, and McGregor had spent so much energy, while Diaz’s endurance was simply intact.
Conor McGregor Punches Nate Diaz Conor McGregor Spinning Back Kick
Let’s move one to the second half of the first minute of our ConorMcGregor Vs Nate Diaz Fight Breakdown. Nate Diaz puts Conor McGregor in the corner of the octagon and proves who is dominant in this fight. It is the first sign that McGregor cannot escape from a naturally stronger and heavier human being. McGregor keeps coming with strong blows immediately after, spending even more energy!
Nate Diaz wrestles with Conor McGregor And Puts Him in The Corner of The Octagon McGregor lands an overhand left on Nate Diaz
Passing to the second minute of the first round of our McGregor Vs Diaz fight analysis: McGregor keeps spending energy with his really unneeded for the circumstances moves. He keeps throwing that overhand left in order to reach Nate Diaz, when Nate Diaz is laughing back at him.
McGregor Throws Strong Overhand Left to Nate Diaz
Third minute of the first round for our Conor McGregor Vs Nate Diaz Fight Breakdown: Nate Diaz made his present felt, keeping better defenses and starting controlling the game more and more. He avoided most of McGregor’s punches and another really dangerous spinning back kick, and he managed to give the one two combination twice himself, which effectively found McGregor on the face!
McGregor Throws Spinning Back Kick to Nate Diaz Nate DIaz Punches Conor McGregor With the Left Hand On The Face
Passing to the fourth minute of the first round in our Conor McGregor Vs Nate Diaz Fight Breakdown: Nate Diaz did even better in this 4th round. While Conor McGregor kept spending energy to useless moves, Diaz managed to give his famous Stockton Slap which shook McGregor’s face. The only significant move by McGregor was a push kick on Diaz’s right leg, which seems really creepy in slow motion and is not going to be presented in the current blog, in order to avoid disturbing sensitive viewers .
Nate Diaz Punches Conor McGregor Nate Diaz Stockton Slaps Conor McGregor
Fifth minute of the fight, and Nate Diaz throws the Notorious on the ground. From that position he amazes the crowd by Stockton slapping him twice on the face. McGregor manages to reverse the roles though and gives three effective left punches on Nate Diaz’s face.
Nate Diaz Stockton Slaps Conor McGregor on The Ground Conor McGregor Punches Nate Diaz While on The Ground
Round 1 finishes and we pass on to Round 2 of our Conor McGregor Vs Nate Diaz Fight Breakdown. In the first two minutes of Round two the Irish was dominant! He showed crazy skills and really good technique, managing to cut open Nate Diaz’s face even more. His mistake is that he kept spending energy in fancy moves, as his third spinning back kick. Third minute of round 2 and the Notorious is exhausted. Nate Diaz keeps firing bombs on him, and the lack of endurance is easily visible on the face of Conor McGregor. Diaz put McGregor in the corner of the octagon and punishes him, repeatedly punching him on the face with his left hand. McGregor, not being able to take the punishment anymore, attempts a desperate take down, which seemed more like a desperate move in order not to get knocked out in front of his fans, which would probably happen if he would have kept fighting in the stand up position.
McGregor gives spinning back kick to Nate DiazNate Diaz stones McGregor with a strong leftConor McGregor find Nate Diaz with a really strong left punchNate Diaz Put McGregor on the fence and punches him repeatedlyConor McGregor attempts to take down Nate Diaz
Nate Diaz perfectly controls Conor McGregor on the ground, which was totally expected taking into account the chaotic difference in Jiu Jitsu and wrestling skills. He punches Conor McGregor repeatedly, who in a desperate move to avoid the strong punches, turns his back to Nate Diaz. Diaz gives the last strong punch while chocking McGregor. Then he locks him and chocks him, till McGregor taps out. Nate Diaz takes the win and celebrates it!!
Conor McGregor Taps Out Nate Diaz Bloody After His Win Against Conor McGregor
Lesson of our Conor McGregor Vs Nate Diaz Fight Breakdown: Conor McGregor should not have underestimated Nate Diaz and the weight difference. Even taking into account the fact that they had the same weight, Nate Diaz is Naturally bigger while Conor McGregor was forced to gain a lot of weight in a short period of time. This played a significant role in his endurance. Also, as he mentioned himself, the punches and kicks that seemed to really hurt and knock out his other opponents in the featherweight category, were not even enough to cause an actual damage to Nate Diaz who is naturally bigger and with a chin made out of iron. McGregor’s biggest mistake though, was that he was really nervous during the fight and all of his strikes were of full power in the endeavor to knock out Nate Diaz and finish the game early on. This is what the Notorious paid!! Nate Diaz took the win that he totally deserved, and this is where our McGregor Vs Diaz Fight Analysis comes to its end. If you want to check out some of the best highlights of their fight click below.