Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown


Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva: An Early Head-to-Toe Breakdown

The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of their most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we've seen since Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva.

Now comes the anticipation. Six grueling months of anticipation.

To kick things off, Bleacher Report brings you an early head-to-toe breakdown of Diaz and Silva. What do they do well? What do they do poorly? How do they match up against one another in any given department?

Find out right here!

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