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UFC 202 predictions: ONE out of 21 pros pick Conor McGregor to beat Nate Diaz in rematch

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Before Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor go toe-to-toe for the second time in five months at UFC 202, which takes place inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, this Saturday night (Aug. 20, 2016), many mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters have their personal opinions on how their Welterweight rematch will play out.

According to a poll done by Draft Kings, “Notorious” — who is now a slight betting favorite to win after opening with even odds — won’t be getting payback on the Stockton slugger after Diaz forced the Irishman to tap out via rear-naked choke earlier this year at UFC 196.

And it’s not even close:

Luke Rockhold — Diaz
Chael Sonnen — Diaz
Carlos Condit — Diaz
Aljamain Sterling — Diaz
Derrick Lewis — Diaz via decision
Cody Garbrandt — Diaz via technical knockout
Tim Kennedy — Diaz via submission
Jorge Masvidal — Diaz
Rick Story — Diaz via submission
Scott Holtzman – Diaz via submission
Felice Herrig — Diaz
Oluwale Bamgbose — Diaz
Lauren Murphy — Diaz
Matt Brown — Diaz via technical knockout
Al Iaquinta — Diaz
Beneil Dariush — Diaz via knockout
Jimmy Smith — Diaz via submission
James Vick — Diaz via submission
James Krause — McGregor via technical knockout
Kamaru Usman — Diaz via unanimous decision
Chris Camozzi — Diaz via submission

That’s a total of 20 votes for Diaz with only one in favor of McGregor.

The lopsided numbers speak for themselves. Now let Chael Sonnen, Carlos Condit and Aljamain Sterling provide some context with their in-depth expert analysis.

Chael Sonnen:

“Diaz. The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and expecting a different result. This match just happened, in the same weight, with the sane guys, in the same amount of rounds, under the same rules. Expecting a different outcome would, by definition, be insane.”

Carlos Condit:

“I think that Conor McGregor has the skills to beat Nate Diaz. He was doing really well in ….View full article

Source:: mma mania