Found July 27, 2012 on
photo via Esther Lin for Strikeforce One of the many stories buzzing around the mma world this week was that Nick Diaz had an announcement to make. That announcement would be made on graciefighter and would be made this evening at 4 p.m. Diaz/PT time, 7 p.m ET. Well that time has passed, and the announcement has been made. If you're a fight fan, then it's a good one. Join us after the break for the latest on Nick Diaz via the written words of his long time trainer Cesar Gracie. It was Cesar Gracie himself who wrote this heartfelt piece about the elder Diaz. Promising is the first word that comes to mind if you're a fan of the fighter.
It’s been a trying time these last 4 months as I have been faced with the prospect that one of our team’s most talented fighters had decided to leave the sport. As a fan I’ve always admired what both of the Diaz’s brought to the cage; a combination of technical brilliance and raw violence.
For the last couple of months I’ve wat...
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