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‘Would’ve beat Khamzat’: Twitter reacts to Nate Diaz’s finish of Tony Ferguson at UFC 279

Nate Diaz shined through adversity again on Saturday when he defeated Tony Ferguson in their short-notice UFC 279 main event matchup.

In the highly-publicized final fight on his current UFC contract, Diaz (21-13 MMA, 16-11 UFC) added another greatest hit to his legendary resume when he toppled former interim UFC champ Ferguson (25-8 MMA, 15-6 UFC) by fourth-round submission in the welterweight bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Diaz was originally scheduled to face Khamzat Chimaev in the main event of the card, but when Chimaev missed weight by 7.5 pounds, the card was shuffled and he ended up fighting Ferguson instead.

Check below for the top Twitter reactions to Diaz’s victory over Chimaev at UFC 279.

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MMA Junkie

Nick Kalikas

UFC

Michael Chiesa

UFC

Aljamain Sterling

Henry Cejudo

Francis Ngannou

Alexander Volkanovski

Belal Muhammad

Mookie Alexander

Kevin Iole

Kay Hansen

Derek Brunson

Mike Pierce

Alan Jouban

Chris Clements

Ryan Clark

Teddy Atlas

Nick Kalikas

Yves Edwards

Alan Jouban

Andreas Hale

Kevin Iole

Farah Hannoun

Luke Thomas

Nick Kalikas

Chris Curtis

Alan Jouban

UFC

Dann Stupp

Jimi Manuwa

UFC

MS

Mike Jackson

Bi Nguyen

Brendan Fitzgerald

Alexander Volkanovski

Ryan Clark

Justin Gaethje

Kay Hansen

Belal Muhammad

Mike Perry

Nick Kalikas

Ben Askren

Angela Hill

Simon Samano

Julian Marquez

Edson Barboza

Dustin Poirier

Will Brooks

Teddy Atlas

Mike Bohn

Brett Okamoto

Belal Muhammad

Jake Paul

Gilbert Burns

Ben Askren

UFC

Tatiana Suarez

Henry Cejudo

Frank Mir

MMA Junkie

Michael Carroll

John Kavanagh

Angela Hill

Cris Cyborg

Derek Brunson

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