“I’m gonna put an end to this rivalry” – Masvidal vs Diaz Quotes

Diaz vs. Masvidal Set to Ignite Los Angeles in Light Heavyweight Boxing Clash

Nate Diaz and Jorge Masvidal reignited their fiery rivalry with a public event in Miami as they gear up for their boxing showdown this Saturday. The event, drawing fans from across the region, set the stage for their upcoming fight at “LAST MAN STANDING.”

The pair are set to collide in a 10-round bout in the light heavyweight division, a first for two high-profile MMA stars converting their feud into a boxing format. This significant event will see them trading punches under the bright lights of The Kia Forum in Los Angeles.

As tickets hit the market today, fans rushed to secure their spots with prices starting at $60, available through Ticketmaster.com. The anticipation builds as the fight night approaches, promising to deliver an explosive battle between these two titans of the ring.

Both fighters shared their thoughts at the scenic Pier 5 at Bayside Marketplace, stirring excitement for what is expected to be a gripping encounter in the boxing ring.

NATE DIAZ

“If the last fight would of continued and gone to the end, this would be my city.

“He won the first fight, but I’m back for more. So that’s what’s popping. This is a new fight and I’m here to win.

“I expect him to do what he’s gotta do in there. He’s got a good coach and he’s doing what he’s supposed to do training, but I’ve been doing this a long time. We’ll see how it goes for him.

“I’m preparing for a way tougher fight from Jorge than I had against Jake Paul. 100%. Jorge is as experienced as it comes, so I’m ready for what he’s bringing. But having those rounds helped for sure.

“All I know is that we’ve been trying to make this rematch happen for a long time. He was the biggest opportunity in the game.”

 

JORGE MASVIDAL

“I respect what Nate’s done in his career, but that goes away when we step in that ring. I only have one thing on my mind. I’m gonna put an end to this rivalry.

“I owe it to this city more than anything to go out with a W, and several of them. I’m in a really good place now and have to come back and get those W’s for this place right here. Do or die.

“I want to take the judges and referees and doctors out of it and leave it up to my hands and get him out of there Kimbo Slice style. Dade County style. These people here want that violence.

“It’s a badge of honor to face someone who’s willing to put it all on the line. That being said, I’m gonna end this guy on June 1.

“This BMF belt shows that if you get after it, you can get it done. It doesn’t matter who you are, you just gotta put aside the nonsense.”

NATE DIAZ

“This is part one really because we’re boxing now. We’re working to go in there and whoop his ass in the boxing ring.

“I knew I’d end up back here and that the time would come. I got right back to doing what I had to do after our first fight. I still feel like I’m the real BMF. I’m gonna continue on until the end of time.

“I take every fight seriously. I had too long of a camp for Jake Paul, but this time we’re starting closer. Regardless of who it is, we’re taking every fight seriously.

“I’m not going in there trying to get hit. My plan is to hit and not get hit. I’m coming to win. That’s what it’s all about.

“I’ll fight anyone in any combat sport. We got a fight to fight and we have to figure this all out on June 1.”

 

JORGE MASVIDAL

“I’m thankful that I’m blessed that I don’t have to compete for the money. It’s more for legacy at this point than anything else. There was some small speculation that our first fight got stopped early, so cool, let’s find out.

“I’m gonna go in there and do my job, get my hand raised and take his ass out. It’s nothing personal right here. I signed up for one thing, to be as brutal as I can.

“I’m fast and explosive. We’re boxing, and I’ve got these hands that are explosive. He’s getting the whole buffet.

“He called me a coward and quitter, which didn’t sit well with me. Tell me one time I’ve quit? I’ve never quit or tapped. Anyone else with 50 fights who never tapped?

“Usually the guy who won the last fight gets to decide a lot of things in negotiations. But I don’t care at the end of the day, because I wanted this fight. I’m a fighter.

“I’m a bigger dog. I have more heart than anyone in front of me. In boxing I have more hand speed, better head movement and I’m more explosive. It’s gonna come down to my speed and power.”