In the vein of other uninspired matchmaking such as Chael Sonnen vs Rashad Evans, we now have a third fight between Nate Diaz vs Gray Maynard scheduled for the TUF 18 Finale on November 30, 2013. Although it’s not officially a rubber match, as Diaz / Maynard 1 was technically an exhibition match on The Ultimate Fighter Season 5. Diaz won that one via submission 1:17 in to round 2, while the more official Diaz / Maynard 2 in 2010 was a borefest that resulted in Maynard getting one of his patented rough blanket decision wins.
Mayhaps Diaz is chomping at the bit to even up the score on the official record? Not according to his twitter where he sounds oh so stoked to face Gray again:
After two losses in a row and some intolerant remarks? Who do you think you are, Chael Sonnen?