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Watch: Conor McGregor sends a warning to Nate Diaz

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If you had said a few months ago that UFC 202 would end up being bigger than UFC 200, you would have been laughed at. 

But now, with Jon Jones and Brock Lesnar both failing drug tests and UFC 200 being somewhat of a dud thanks to Anderson Silva vs Daniel Cormier being a non-title fight, UFC 202 is really looking like it could be the biggest event of the year.

That is almost all down to the rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz being the main event of the card. Last night, McGregor turned up the rivalry even more, sending a warning to Diaz live on television.

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Diaz was a guest on Conan O'Brien's late-night talk show last night and the host played Diaz a pre-recorded message from McGregor who was apparently invited but couldn't make it to the interview.

"Sorry Conan, I couldn't make the show this week but, as a present, I sent you Nate in my place," the Irishman started off saying.

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Then the Notorious One sent his warning.

"I'm taking this contest very seriously. I've flown in specific body types to replicate Nate's skinny tall frame," McGregor said of his training.

"The boy won the lotto the last time. He knows it, I know it. Well on August 20th I get my revenge and I look forward to it."

You can check out the full segment here.

Diaz responded by saying that he didn't get lucky at all and that Conor "got worked." 

"The truth came out (last time) and on August 20th the truth will come out again," Diaz responded.

UFC 202 could be the day Conor McGregor finally breaks all the UFC box office records. It promises to be a special event. 

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