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Nate Diaz to Conor McGregor in profane rant: 'You're taking everything I worked for'

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Nate Diaz went full Diaz on Saturday night.

After returning from a year layoff with a huge win over Michael Johnson, Diaz called out UFC star Conor McGregor -- in the most Diaz way possible. Diaz's profanity-laced post-fight interview with Joe Rogan was completely censored by Fox, but those in attendance were able to hear it.

"F*ck that," Diaz said. "Conor McGregor, you're taking everything I worked for, mother f*cker. I'm gonna fight your f*cking ass. You know what's the real fight, what's the real money fight -- me. Not these clowns that you already punked at the press conference. Ain't nobody wants to see that. You know you can beat them already. It's an easy fight. You want the real sh*t. Right here."

Diaz (19-10) looked as sharp as ever, outboxing Johnson in a unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) at UFC on FOX 17 on Saturday in Orlando. He had not fought since losing badly to Rafael dos Anjos in December 2014.

"I planned on him coming out fast and hard, so I figured he'd probably slow down," Diaz said. "I was just making sure I wasn't in a hurry and trying to make sure he didn't get too far ahead. I heard my coach and my corner telling me to open up a bit more, so I was just coasting and trying to be smart instead of reckless."

Meanwhile, McGregor has emerged as the biggest pay-per-view draw in the UFC. He just won the UFC featherweight title by beating Jose Aldo by knockout in just 13 seconds at UFC 194 last week in Las Vegas.

Afterward, McGregor laid out his options for the future. Staying at 145 and fighting Frankie Edgar was one, going up and fighting for the lightweight title was another and giving Aldo a rematch was a third.

Maybe Diaz just added another possibility to the brash Irishman's lengthy list.