Nate Diaz Vs. Dustin Poirier At The Madison Square Garden In New York City

1. The news that Dustin Poirier will be facing Nate Diaz at the Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 3, 2018 was first reported by Lance Pugmire of the Los Angeles Times. According to Pugmire's report which was published on August 2, 2018, the bout between the two top lightweights will be the co-main event for UFC 230. However, an official announcement hasn't been made by the UFC. The organization was expected to make the announcement at a press conference in Los Angeles on August 3, 2018.

Dustin Poirier's record prior to the bout: 24 wins, 5 losses, 1 no contest
Nate Diaz's record prior to the bout: 19 wins, 11 losses

So far, the announced bouts for UFC 230 are as follows:
Nate Diaz vs. Dustin Poirier
Ronaldo Souza vs. David Branch
Yoel Romero vs. Paulo Costa
Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman
Sultan Aliev vs. Lyman Good