Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal to Main Event UFC 244

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Photo Credit: Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY

Nate Diaz vs. Jorge Masvidal will officially headline UFC 244 on November 2. The blockbuster matchup was reported by ESPN.

Diaz (20-11) is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over Anthony Pettis at UFC 241 last month. He holds notable wins over the likes of Pettis, Takanori Gomi, “Cowboy” Cerrone, Michael Johnson, and Conor McGregor.

Masvidal (34-13) is coming off of back-to-back wins over Darren Till and Ben Askren, most recently defeating Askren via knockout with a flying knee in only 5 seconds at UFC 239 in July. “Gamebred” has won 5 of his last 7 fights, with victories over Askren, Till, “Cowboy” Cerrone, Jake Ellenberger, and Ross Pearson.

UFC 244 will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.

Stephen Jensen