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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 >>

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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 >>

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Former UFC welterweight champ George St-Pierre says Nick Diaz should've asked for a catchweight to make the bout more 'fair'. Georges St-Pierre appeared at Chael Sonnen's podcast, "You're Welcome" and among the topics discussed was the upcoming bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. The long time welterweight champion spoke about the match up and he says his former opponent should've tried to get a catchweight bout against Silva instead: "To tell you the truth, I would maybe favor Diaz if th read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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Anderson Silva went backstage at UFC 179 to talk about his entrance, his upcoming fight with Nick Diaz, and the pending Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort bout. read news >>

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Anderson Silva had eight fights left on his UFC contract, including his return against Nick Diaz in January, but Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta apparently read news >>

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Anderson Silva had eight fights left on his UFC contract, including his return against Nick Diaz in January, but Dana White and Lorenzo Fertitta apparently wanted more. White and Fertitta had dinner with the former middleweight champion last Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, and they agreed to a new deal with the MMA legend. "I had seven fights on my contract (after the Diaz fight). I met Lorenzo and Dana on Thursday and that contract was canceled. We signed for another 15 fights," Silva told Combate. read news >>

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This fan-made UFC 183 video will get you hyped for Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz. read news >>

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Fair warning, Nick Diaz, Silva doesn't like to be disrespected as a man, so you might want to think twice about ramping up the trash talk game ahead of UFC 183. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva is no stranger to being on the receiving end of never-ending trash talk from his opponents. After all, he did fight Chael Sonnen twice, which means he had to endure a double dosage of verbal attacks from "The American Gangster," like this one. And as "The Sp read news >>

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The UFC's greatest fighter of all time spoke to the press in Rio di Janeiro yesterday to promote his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz early in 2015. Yesterday former UFC champ Anderson Silva held a press conference in Brazil (video here). Among the topics covered was UFC 183 opponent Nick Diaz, whose negative comments about Silva's punching abilities were not appreciated. Silva warned Diaz not to descend into further trash talk (transcription via MMA Fighting). "I'm very easygoing," the f read news >>

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