Before GSP reported his retirement on Thursday, Khabib had recently spoken about his craving to venture into the octagon with the UFC legend.
"How about we do it in November," he composed on Instagram.
"After this battle, you can resign. I [grew] up on your battles, and have only admiration for you, and I trust [I] demonstrated that to you, George, when you were in Moscow.
"Be that as it may, it would be [an] respect for me to share [the] octagon with one of the best warriors ever. How about we do it [at] 155lbs, or I give away 5lbs to you, 'cause you more up to date [sic] completed 155.
"All things considered, it's your decision: 155 or 160, Montreal, NYC, Moscow or Abu Dhabi. Send me area, old buddy."
Presently, Diaz accepted the ideal open door to react to Khabib's Instagram post.
"Ha-ha, that is no battle; that is a gathering, you f**kin' dorks..." he said.
Indeed, that heightened rapidly, isn't that right?
GSP held a public interview in Montreal to affirm that he had resigned from MMA, saying that he needed to end his profession at the best.
"There's no tears, I'm extremely upbeat to do it. It takes a ton of order however to resign to finish everything," he said.
"It was a long procedure in my brain, however it's an ideal opportunity to do it. Just a couple of individuals have done it and I generally said I needed to resign without anyone else and not be advised to resign."
Following on from the UFC legend's declaration, Khabib took to Instagram to put out a fitting tribute to the 37-year-old Canadian.
"Presently take a gander at this video [posted below] and you'll comprehend why I needed to battle with him, essentially he's a standout amongst the best ?f record-breaking," he composed.
"Anyway, good fortunes to you, legend. [Georges St-Pierre's] time is hardhearted, and your choice is correct.
"What's more, remember, when you're in Russia next time, I'll present you with Dagestan cooking, you don't have to cut weight any longer."
In the mean time, Nate Diaz's last battle in UFC came against Conor McGregor in 2016.
The 30-year-old Irishman, who endured an annihilation to Khabib at UFC 229 a year ago, has conceded that he would need a third battle with Diaz at UFC 237.