Nate Diaz specifically called out Conor McGregor’s Brazilian jiu-jitsu training partner Dillon Danis on Saturday night. On Monday, Danis responded.
Diaz ripped Danis at the post-fight press conference after UFC 202 in Las Vegas, bashing him for representing the Irishman when he is from the United States and saying he’s on his “hit list.” Danis told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour that if Diaz wants a fight, he can have one.
“I don’t know what that means, I’m on his hit list,” Danis said. “But if he wants to do MMA, I’ll fight him in MMA if he wants. He can do a CM Punk with me and bring me into the UFC. He can be my first fight. I’ll fight him in a couple months, whatever he wants to do.”
Danis, 23, is a black belt in BJJ under legendary coach Marcelo Garcia in New York. He doesn’t have any MMA experience at all.
McGregor brought him in for his Diaz camp and two became close over the last few months. Danis was front and center when Team McGregor and Team Diaz threw bottles at each other at the pre-fight press conference last Wednesday.
“That jiu-jitsu coach he’s got, I’m gonna get that …
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