Adrien Broner Says He Wants to Fight Nate Diaz on Mayweather vs. McGregor Card

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistJune 19, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 01: Adrien Broner celebrates after defeating Ashley Theophane (not pictured) by TKO in ninth round in their super lightweight championship bout at the DC Armory on April 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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With the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight set to be the biggest boxing event in years, everyone seems to want a spot on the undercard. 

According to TMZ, Adrien Broner is the latest fighter looking for a bout, calling out UFC star Nate Diaz in what would be another cross-sport battle between a boxer and a mixed martial artist.

Broner is currently scheduled to face Mikey Garcia on July 29, less than one month before the Aug. 26 battle between Mayweather and McGregor.

"If I come out unmarked...like I usually do, I'll be willing to fight on Floyd’s undercard," Broner said of his meeting with Garcia. "If we can make it happen, let's do it."

Diaz, who beat McGregor by submission before losing the rematch by decision last August, would be following the Irish star's path from UFC to boxing if this match took place. While Broner hasn't put together the career of Mayweather, he is no slouch at 33-2 in his career.

Of course, he will first have to get past Garcia and his 36-0 record.

Meanwhile, boxing star Roy Jones Jr. has also said he wants to be a part of this fight card and is looking for a match against UFC legend Anderson Silva.

Mayweather Promotions reportedly has full control of the undercard and nothing has been announced, but these potential battles between boxers and UFC fighters would certainly keep fans from both sides entertained before the main event.


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