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Nate Diaz vs. Leon Edwards booked for UFC 262 in five-spherical non-title warfare co-major tournament

Nate Diaz makes his long awaited return to movement at UFC 262 when he faces off with Leon Edwards in a five-spherical, non-title co-major tournament in Houston on Could per chance presumably furthermore neutral 15. Multiple sources confirmed the matchup to MMA Combating on Tuesday following an initial document from ESPN. Here is anticipated to be the first time a non-title warfare has ever been scheduled for five rounds begin air of a serious tournament. Assuredly the handiest non-title fights to originate five rounds are major events, nonetheless Diaz vs. Edwards will co-headline UFC 262 alongside the vacant lightweight title showdown between Michael Chandler and Charles Oliveira. For Diaz, this serves as a probability to re-enter the head of the welterweight division after he suffer...