Found March 09, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
There’s a reason Dana White gets so frustrated when Nick Diaz skips his media responsibilities before a fight. On Thursday, we saw exactly why. Diaz baited Georges St-Pierre several times throughout Thursday’s UFC 158 media conference call, prompting angry responses from the champion while successfully promoting their Mar. 16 fight in Montreal. Diaz commented multiple times about GSP’s alleged privileged lifestyle, leading to several heated exchanges between the two. GSP denied Diaz’s accusations and fired back at his opponent, calling him an “uneducated fool.” Diaz’s rant seemed to be inspired by GSP’s revelation that he has never tweeted and that he actually has staffers who handle that for him. That seemed to set off Diaz, who dropped several curse words throughout his incoherent rambling. You can listen to the exchange below. Beware that the language is NSFW: After Diaz accused GSP of being pampered, a media member asked the champ if he is pampered as Diaz suggested. Diaz the...

Is Diaz inside GSP's head?

Georges St-Pierre is seen as one of the more stoic figures in UFC, a stone-like facade he shed minutes into a conference call with reporters to promote next weekend's UFC 158. "Let me tell you something, you uneducated fool," St-Pierre scolded his fiery opponent, Nick Diaz, during Thursday's call. There's been plenty of speculation as to whether Diaz could...

Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz Have Heated Exchange on UFC 158 Media Call

No more Mr. Nice Guy. Typically overly polite UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre (pictured) has been forced to go to a “dark place,” and it’s all because of Nick Diaz. Plenty was said during Thursday’s epic conference call – mostly by Diaz, so some of his tangents made sense, while other part of his rants were contradictory. After re-sifting through 45 minutes of...

George St.Pierre Calls Nick Diaz an “Uneducated Fool”

I hope Nick Diaz has good health insurance because the way Georges St. Pierre is talking, he might need it. During a media conference call involving both fighters for their bout at UFC 158 on march 16th, Diaz who is a master agitator, once again got St. Pierre to divert from his usual humble persona and engage in trash talk, according to Yahoo Sports Maggie Hendricks. Diaz, began...

UFC 158: St-Pierre vs Diaz Extended Preview

The UFC has released the extended preview for next week’s UFC 158 card in Montreal, Quebec. The card is headlined by a highly anticipated welterweight showdown between champ Georges St-Pierre and former Stirkeforce 170lb champ Nick Diaz and will feature a string of other entertaining welterweight match-ups including Carlos Condit vs.Johny Hendricks and Jake Ellenberger vs. Nate...

GSP and Diaz exchange pleasantries during yesterday's conference call (Audio)

image via ufc Nick Diaz may talk in circles sometimes, well a lot of time, but he has to be the most interesting, and honest interview in the world. During today's conference call he gets about as candid as one can possibly get. Diaz reveals to us, and his opponent that he's sick of being labeled as the bad guy. He also calls out St. Pierre for saying that he (Diaz) deserves...

‘UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz’ Extended Video

Yeah, as if anything the UFC’s video department releases could top Thursday’s epic conference call. Nonetheless, they have launched an extended video preview for “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” to help generate additional hoopla for next Saturday’s show. Nick Diaz (pictured) may not like participating in “beauty pageants,” but Mr. 209 did a masterful job of single-handedly...

The Schoolyard: Bengals DE Bets $300,000 Bentley On UFC Fight, Dana White Swats Scrub & Mayweather Taunts

You’ve been sitting around the house, eating greasy pizza, watching the NFL Network and avoiding your annoying girlfriend or wife. You haven’t moved off the couch in 48 hours and your phone died, rendering your Twitter account worthless. Meanwhile, sports smack-talking maniacs have been using social media and other outlets to vent on fellow combatants. Athletes are fighting...

Sunday Morning Coming Down: GSP vs. Diaz, Fallon Fox, Doug Marshall and more

Just like any other week, the ever encompassing world of MMA continues to take the Bonnie Raitt - "let's give them something to talk about" business approach. You'll be able to find my take on the stories that stood out above the rest below in this weekly on-site come down piece. Please leave your feedback in the comments section.  GSP vs. Diaz rivalry reaches...
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