Watch: Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz Have Heated Press Conference Ahead of UFC 196 Bout

February 24, 2016 Updated: March 1, 2016

Conor McGregor’s opponent for his UFC 196 bout on March 5 is Nate Diaz—who accepted the fight on just 11 days notice—and the two are already going at it. Here’s their press conference ahead of the much-anticipated welterweight match:

 

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz got into it pretty good during their UFC 196 press conference.Andy Nesbitt with more @TheBuzzer:

Posted by FOX Sports on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

 

The first face off between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz ahead of UFC 196 next week!!!

Posted by UFC on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

 

McGregor (19–2) has never fought in the 170-pound welterweight class, but is the favorite to beat Diaz (18–10) who is 2–2 as a welterweight.