UFC welterweight veteran Tim Means just lately fought in opposition to Nicolas Dalby at UFC Struggle Evening: Gane vs Volkov and picked up a unanimous choice win. This win was his third in succession and now he’s wanting ahead to that includes in huge fights.
‘The Soiled Hen’ already has names in his thoughts with whom he needs to go one-on-one. One title on his record is the previous Strikeforce welterweight champion, Nick Diaz.
MONTREAL, QC – MARCH 16: (R-L) Nick Diaz taunts Georges St-Pierre of their welterweight championship bout throughout the UFC 158 occasion at Bell Centre on March 16, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Picture by Jonathan Ferrey/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC by way of Getty Pictures)
“I believe a struggle with a man like Nick Diaz could be enjoyable as hell if he says he’s keen to struggle anyone,” Means advised MMA Junkie. “However he appears to be solely chirping on the guys with huge, large names or no matter.”
“However I’ve been doing this a very long time, and if he desires a enjoyable struggle, I believe that’ll be dynamite, and we’ll see if we will get that dude out of there actual fast. He comes with a cool following and plenty of followers behind him, however it’ll simply be me and him locked within the cage.”
Nick Diaz has been out of motion since 2015. Nevertheless, his supervisor final yr claimed that his consumer is eyeing a return and would compete within the welterweight division.
UFC President Dana White, too, gave some constructive particulars concerning the Stockton native. In line with him, we might see Diaz combating someday later this yr.
Tim Means additionally open to a struggle with Matt Brown
Means is at present having fun with run of type. That is the primary time since 2015 that he has received three consecutive fights. Other than his latest win over Dalby, he had picked up unanimous choice wins over Laureano Staropoli and ‘Platinum’ Mike Perry.
If not Diaz, ‘The Soiled Hen’ can be keen to face Matt Brown, who defeated him final time once they squared off at UFC 189. “Anybody within the prime 10, hell anybody within the prime 15,” stated Means.
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – JANUARY 17: (L-R) Matt Brown punches Carlos Condit in a welterweight bout throughout the UFC Struggle Evening occasion at Etihad Area on UFC Struggle Island on January 17, 2021 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Picture by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)
“I noticed Matt Brown received the opposite day. I’d wish to get a kind of fights again. He beat me right here in Vegas, however I simply really feel like I’m a very totally different fighter than I used to be at these instances.”
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Tim Means asserted he’s calmer in his strategy these days and his current file, he desires to struggle top-ranked fighters solely.
What did you make of Means want of combating Nick Diaz? Will he get that struggle, or will the UFC hand him a shot at redemption in opposition to Matt Brown?
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