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Nate Diaz's return to the octagon against Britain's Leon Edwards 'DELAYED until June 12 after fan-favourite picks up minor injury' ahead of UFC 262 co-main event Nate Diaz's return to the UFC has been rescheduled due to a minor injury  The 36-year-old was due to fight Leon Edwards in the co-main event at UFC 262  However, the bout has been moved to June 12 as a result of an injury sustained Britain's Edwards is looking to earn himself a shot at Kamaru Usman's title 

By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline

Published: 08:42 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 08:42 BST, 4 May 2021

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Nate Diaz's return to the UFC has been rescheduled for June 12 after the fan-favourite picked up a 'minor injury' ahead of his bout with Leon Edwards, according to ESPN.

Diaz, 36, has been out of action since competing for the BMF title against Jorge Masvidal at Madison Square Garden in November 2019, where he was stopped after three rounds due to cuts sustained.

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The Stockton-born fighter was due to face British welterweight contender Edwards in the five-round co-main event of UFC 262, scheduled for May 15.

Nate Diaz's return to the UFC has been delayed by a month due to a minor injury sustained

Nate Diaz's return to the UFC has been delayed by a month due to a minor injury sustained

The fan-favourite, 36, was due to take on Britain's Leon Edwards at UFC 262 on May 15

The fan-favourite, 36, was due to take on Britain's

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