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  • 2 years ago
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Fans can call foul play all they want. Nick Diaz was simply the best choice for the UFC welterweight champion. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nick Diaz’s decision to move up to the UFC middleweight division to take on one of the greatest fighters or all time in Anderson Silva may not have been a very wise decision, according to former UFC champion Georges St-Pierre.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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But had the Stockton slugger agreed to a catchweight instead of middleweight, "GSP would give him the edge against "The Spider." One of the most highly-anticipated "super fights" that never came to be, and likely never will, was one pitting former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, against former UFC welterweight king, Georges St-Pierre. Instead, we get to see Nick Diaz take "GSP's" place, as the Stockton slugger has agreed to take on "The Spider" at UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Georges St-Pierre is as qualified as anyone to comment on the highly anticipated UFC 183 main event between returning former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva and his fellow returnee, former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. St-Pierre was Silva's contemporary for years atop the sport's pound-for-pound polls, and he fought Diaz, defeating him via decision at UFC 158. And while St-Pierre gives Diaz plenty of respect, he believes Stockton's most famous athlete made one mistake: read news >>

  • a month ago
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"I actually think he's right. For him to go up in weight at 185 pounds and fight a guy like Anderson Silva who many consider the greatest of all time, well, I think it's a smart decision by Georges. Georges wanted to fight more at a catchweight of 175 (pounds), maybe even 170 pounds, where it would be in his favor. So is GSP scared? Yes, and that's also what made him one of the best champions of all time." Retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender-turned-FOX Sports 1 mixed mar read news >>

  • a month ago
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According to Nick Diaz, the reason why the oft-talked-about superfight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva never took place was simply because St-Pierre was afraid. The former Strikeforce welterweight champ wasn’t too happy about St-Pierre’s recent comments regarding his upcoming middleweight bout with Silva on January 31. During an appearance on Chael Sonnen’s You’re Welcome podcast, St-Pierre claimed that Diaz “made a mistake” by accepting a fight with Silva at 185 pounds instead of a read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nick Diaz thinks that Georges St. Pierre wasn't willing to fight Anderson Silva at middleweight--as Diaz will do at UFC 183--out of fear. Not that it's anything new for his career, but Nick Diaz has been a star for the UFC over the past week. He's dropped great quotes in interviews and at media events while still seeming entirely himself. That's one of the things that has always attracted fans to the Diaz style, despite any other issues they may have with his behavior and personality. On The MMA read news >>

  • a month ago
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Nick Diaz was in Las Vegas on Monday to promote his fight with Anderson Silva, but he couldn't help but take a few jabs at his old friend Georges St-Pierre. read news >>

  • a month ago
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While much has changed in MMA over the past few years, at least we can take comfort in knowing that fewer things still liven up a Nick Diaz interview faster than the mention of Georges St-Pierre's name. In classic Diaz fashion, Stockton's favorite son meandered through a myriad of topics during Monday's appearance The MMA Hour, from his near two-year layoff to his upcoming return fight against Anderson Silva UFC 183. But without a doubt, the subject that fired Diaz up the most was his old welter read news >>

  • a month ago
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And he should keep his opinions to himself. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre recently gave his take on the upcoming "super fight" between former Middleweight champ, Anderson Silva, and former No. 1-ranked 170-pound contender, Nick Diaz (read it here). The fight -- which is set to pop off at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015, in Las Vegas, Nevada -- is going to be contested at 185 pounds, which is bad for Diaz, according to "Rush," because it's Silva's do read news >>

  • a month ago
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Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre thinks ex-Strikeforce champ Nick Diaz has dug his own grave by accepting to fight Anderson Silva at 185 pounds at UFC 183 in January. Speaking on the You're Welcome with Chael Sonnen podcast, "Rush" said that the Stockton bad boy made a huge tactical error by making his first trip to middleweight against Silva (h/t MMA Fighting). To tell you the truth, I would maybe favor Diaz if the fight had been at a catchweight. Because if it is a f read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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"The Spider" was the featured guest on today's UFC 183 media conference call, and he had a lot to say. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva took part in a solo conference call earlier today (Fri., Aug. 1, 2014) to discuss his pending return to mixed martial arts (MMA). Among the many topics covered were his seven-fight contract with UFC, his upcoming showdown against Nick Diaz at UFC 183, the status of his leg injury, and so much more. Have a listen us read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz discussed his UFC 183 fight against Anderson Silva on a conference call with the media Wednesday afternoon. Check out the complete audio above. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Nick Diaz took part in a solo conference call earlier today (Weds., July 30, 2014) to talk all things mixed martial arts (MMA). Among the many topics discussed were his new three-fight contract with UFC, his upcoming fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, his time away from fighting, competing because he has to, turning down fights, rankings and much, much more. He even did his best Forrest Gump and Anderson Silva impersonations. So sit back and enjoy! read news >>

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