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Fighter vs. Writer: Gilbert Melendez previews Nick Diaz’s return to action, breaks down UFC 266 title fights

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Former Strikeforce champion and multi-time UFC title contender Gilbert Melendez joins The Fighter vs. The Writer as co-host this week to preview his teammate Nick Diaz returning to action for the first time in six years and what to expect out of Diaz in his rematch with Robbie Lawler at UFC 266.

What will Diaz look like after such a long layoff and how does his return affect the entire welterweight division?

Plus, Melendez breaks down both title fights and gives his prediction for Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega and Valentina Shevchenko vs. Lauren Murphy.

All this and more on the latest episode of The Fighter vs. The Writer.

The podcast can also be found on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and Stitcher.

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