Then, after Diaz and his fighter brother, Nick, engaged McGregor in a bottle-and-can throwing exchange during a pre-fight news conference, he lost to McGregor by decision in one of the most thrilling bouts in the organization's history. Diaz (19-11) is considered one of the top stars in the sport.
A main event for the card hasn't been finalized, but it would have to be a huge bout to overshadow Diaz's long-awaited return.
Diaz, meanwhile, will have a chance to prove he can be a draw without McGregor, with his two fights against the former lightweight champion generating a combined 2.9 million pay-per-view buys. One was a no-contest past year that Poirier answered Saturday by knocking out Alvarez in the second round of the UFC Fight Night event in Calgary. "The Diamond" has won three consecutive event headliners by knockout, stopping former UFC champ Anthony Pettis, former WSOF champ Justin Gaethje and, most recently at UFC on FOX 30 last weekend, former UFC and Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez.
The card will also include a rematch between former middleweight champions Chris Weidman and Luke Rockhold.
The bout is expected to be officially confirmed later today at a special UFC conference prior to the UFC 227 weigh-ins in Los Angeles.
She noted that Paul Manafort never once mentioned - in speech or in writing - any of his foreign accounts or foreign entities. Gates has pled guilty to several charges that Mueller brought against him, and he's cooperating with the Mueller probe.
House seat in a Tuesday special election, point blank why he invited Trump to campaign for him at his event in Delaware County. The president also blasted Democrats claiming they're pro-crime specifically calling out California Democrat Maxine Waters.
United ended their preparations for the new season in uninspiring fashion, struggling to threaten Manuel Neuer's goal. Anthony Martial could remain at Manchester United this season, according to the Mirror .
The first was on that Sutton tip, but the second was on a third-down gamble and Manziel clearly got greedy on that one. Manziel finished the night 11-for-20 for 104 yards and those four picks. "This game humbles you", Manziel said.
Manchester United target Toby Alderweireld is unlikely to remain at Tottenham Hotspur , reporter Michael Bridge has claimed . With the two Premier League clubs having rescinded their offers, it now leaves Mina with no suitors at the current time.
The Lebron James Family Foundation is partnering with Akron (Ohio ) Public Schools, is for "students in Akron who need it most ". He was responding to remarks by then-Cavs star James and Curry, who both said they would not attend a White House reception.
Upon loading up the game for the first time since the update, you will be greeted by the classic Mission: Impossible theme. And of course the first member of the team that people always talk about when it comes to killing one, it was Luther.
Another said: "So Trump finally went at LeBron, huh?" LeBron James is one of the greatest pro basketball players in history. James was on Lemon's show to discuss the opening of his I Promise school for at-risk children in Akron, Ohio .
Curran has said that he takes inspiration from senior colleague Ben Stokes as he goes about shaping his global career. But he did admit that when India had the "initiative" they failed to grab it and that it had cost them dearly.
Bush appointee who has a mild and straightforward manner on the bench, has not threatened the government with any sanctions. The ACLU has asked that parents, once reunited with their children, have a week to decide whether they want to seek asylum.
Foodora denied the accusations, noting it was divesting its interests in France, Italy and the Netherlands at the same time. Most people are attracted to the freedom and flexibility of the gig economy, but these five factors may change your mind.
Former Marine's wife being deported to Mexico
Rather than be deported, Juarez - a US military wife who illegally entered the country 20 years ago - headed back to Mexico. The family's attorney, Chelsea Nowel, said Alejandra Juarez has no criminal record besides her illegal entry.
Islamist Hamas leaders meet in Gaza amid truce reports
The Kerem Shalom border crossing would then be opened, allowing the transfer of essential supplies from Israel to Gaza. Palestinian protesters at the Israel-Gaza border, in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, on August 3, 2018.
Iran to conduct 'swarm' drills in the Persian Gulf soon
"We are aware of the increase in Iranian naval operations within the Arabian (sic) Gulf, Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman. Tensions between the two nations increased after the U.S. withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal in May.