Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson holds the belt for the welterweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden. Photo: AFP
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The Takedown by Jonathan White

Jorge Masvidal, Nate Diaz prove UFC is out-punching boxing with Canelo made to wait

  • Fight fans forced to wait for Masvidal-Diaz to finish for Alvarez-Kovalev WBO light heavyweight title bout to start
  • Canelo Alvarez best paid star across all of sport but gimmick ‘BMF’ fight eclipses one of biggest boxing bouts this year

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson holds the belt for the welterweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and Nate Diaz at UFC 244 at Madison Square Garden. Photo: AFP
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Jorge Masvidal is awarded the ‘BMF’ belt by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson after his victory by TKO on a medical stoppage against Nate Diaz at UFC 244. Photo: AFP

UFC 244: Nate Diaz says The Rock picked wrong side with Jorge Masvidal – ‘he can get it too’

  • Nate Diaz says UFC should have got Mike Tyson instead of Dwayne Johnson to crown ‘BMF’ champion
  • ‘The Rock’s cool, I like Ballers … but he picked another side’
Topic |   UFC 244

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Jorge Masvidal is awarded the ‘BMF’ belt by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson after his victory by TKO on a medical stoppage against Nate Diaz at UFC 244. Photo: AFP
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