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Nate Diaz skips the media day before the UFC 241 bout against Anthony Pettis

Nate Diaz has left the building.

The outspoken local from Stockton, Calif., Renounced the planned media day for UFC 241 on Thursday after answering all the questions he wanted to answer 24 hours earlier on the open workouts

UFC officials confirmed that Diaz miss the interviews on media day and a scheduled duel with the opponent Anthony Pettis. Understanding that Diaz wanted to miss the media day, UFC President Dana White gave him permission to refrain from another series of interviews before his fight on Saturday night.

Diaz showed a memorable performance at the UFC 241

open workouts, where he ignited bluntly as he began to warm up. According to Diaz, the joint contained CBD, a marijuana substance with minimal THC (the psychoactive drug in marijuana). Use by athletes under the UFC Anti-Doping Program is not prohibited.

Fighters usually have to attend all UFC scheduled PR events during the Fight Week, but exceptions have been made in the past.

The women's former UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, has not made any media commitments before her fight against Amanda Nunes in 2016. At this time, White Rousey gave permission to cancel the activities of the Fight Week, but admitted that this was not the case, an ideal situation.

As for Diaz, he will play in the UFC for the first time since 2016 when he lost a razor majority decision against Conor McGregor.

Diaz Will Fight Welterweight for the Third Time in a Row He appears to be denying Pettis a defeat after he successfully debuted earlier this year with a stunning knockout against Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson at 170 pounds.

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