How Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz Came To Be at UFC 158 (video)


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

GSP-Diaz-640px wide-watermarkIt’s been a long, bumpy road to the UFC 158 main event showdown between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz on Saturday night in Montreal.

Take a look at the chain of events that led to St-Pierre facing Diaz for the UFC welterweight title at UFC 158…

Be sure to Like MMAWeekly.com on Facebook and Follow @MMAWeeklycom on Twitter.

view original article >>

Related News

  • 26 days ago
  • 139 views

LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White discusses job opportunities in the UFC, Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Joe Rogan's fighting future, Gina Carano, Georges St-Pierre, and much more Friday evening at the UFC Fan Expo. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
  • 185 views

LAS VEGAS - UFC president Dana White held his annual Fan Expo question-and-answer session with the fans on Saturday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. As usual, the event was a mix of the serious, the less serious, and the absurd, ranging from detailed questions about the company's business to painful-to-watch attempts at business pitches. One thing the UFC boss did indicate, however, is that he could very well by on the same wavelength as the fans who want the much-discussed potential Ander read news >>

  • 5 days ago
  • 35 views

UFC star Nick Diaz signed a contract extension on July 24 at Zuffa headquarters. He then sat down with UFC.com to talk about his future. read news >>

  • 2 days ago
  • 804 views

There was something of a collective sigh of relief when Nick Diaz emerged from retirement earlier this month. Check out what he had to tell UFC.com about returning to the octagon.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 2 days ago
  • 347 views

Diaz insists he's still in shape and could fight on a week's notice. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Nick Diaz has emerged from self-imposed retirement to ink a new, three-fight contract extension with ZUFFA, one that is likely to put him back inside the Octagon in early 2015. What has he been doing since he left? "Not getting punched round," according to this new video interview released by UFC on Tuesday (July 29, 2014). read news >>

  • 2 days ago
  • 14 views

Nick Diaz is back in the UFC and he sat down with UFC.com for an exclusive interview. Hear him talk about a potential fight with Anderson Silva, how he got into fighting and much more. read news >>

  • 2 days ago
  • 802 views

After a week of teasing it, the UFC has officially booked Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz. Today, Dana White appeared on ESPN with a fight announcement that had been teased all week. Anderson Silva will be making his return from injury on January 31st, and when he does so, Nick Diaz will be there to meet him. Max Bretos announced the news via Twitter: Dana White announcing on @SportsCenter Anderson Silva will be back in #UFC Octagon. He will face Nick Diaz January 31st. Boom. — Max Bretos (@mbretos read news >>

  • 2 days ago
  • 32 views

Super Bowl weekend just got a hell of a lot more super. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will make their long-awaited returns to the Octagon, as the two former champions have men been booked to face off against one another at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC.com broke the news earlier today (July 29, 2014). The super mega fight is scheduled to heading the Super Bowl weekend event, which means fight fans can potentially see them two talented fighters go at it for five rounds i na fi read news >>

  • 2 days ago
  • 74 views

Appearing on ESPN's SportsCenter, UFC president Dana White officially announced the anticipated bout between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. SportsCenter anchor Max Bretos leaked the news on Twitter shortly before White appeared on camera: Dana White announcing on @SportsCenter Anderson Silva will be back in #UFC Octagon. He will face Nick Diaz January 31st. Boom. — Max Bretos (@mbretosESPN) July 29, 2014 After taping the se read news >>