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Pros react to Nate Diaz’s announcement of withdrawal from UFC 244 bout with Jorge Masvidal

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Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

On of the most anticipated fights in UFC history may have fallen apart.

On Thursday night, Nate Diaz took to Twitter to announce his withdrawal from his main event bout with Jorge Masvidal at next week’s UFC 244. The two welterweight fighters were scheduled to fight for the BMF (Bad Motherf*cker) title. Diaz claimed he’d been told that a tainted supplement was to blame for his failed test.

The potential loss of what arguably was the biggest fight of the year sparked mayhem on social media. Below is how the pros reacted to the news: