According to reports, the UFC is looking to book the highly anticipated rematch between Conor McGregor (18-3) and Nate Diaz (19-10) for UFC 202 on Aug. 20 in Las Vegas.

MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani was the first to report the news.

Diaz, winner of the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, won their initial fight in the main event of UFC 196 with a second round rear naked choke. The Stockton native had taken the bout on 11 days notice after McGregor’s original opponent, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, pulled out with a broken foot.

This loss snapped McGregor’s 15 fight streak, which included five straight (T)KOs under the UFC banner.

The two were originally scheduled to rematch at UFC 200 in July before McGregor was pulled from the event for refusing to show up for a scheduled media tour in Las Vegas.

As a results, Diaz was also pulled from the card after he made it clear he was only interested in fighting McGregor. But now, after a few speed bumps involving both parties, the booking is looking more and more realistic.

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