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Conor McGregor Jason Whitlock Nate Diaz

Diaz: The UFC created McGregor

30 Jul, 2016

Diaz tells Whitlock that McGregor’s fame is due to the UFC pushing his image.

Well that’s what the UFC did. They pushed his fan base and put all their energy and exposure on him. Like I said, I’ve been fighting a long time. They haven’t been (doing it for me) and they now can’t deny it. Look, they got me up here with you because I beat the guy.

Whitlock 1-on-1: Nate Diaz talks Conor McGregor's celebrity status – 'Speak for Yourself'