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On March 22nd 2002 Josh
Barnett and Randy Couture went to battle in an event labelled “UFC 36: Worlds
Collide” and now almost eleven years to the day later worlds collide again when
Georges St-Pierre defends his welterweight title against Nick Diaz at UFC
It's hard to imagine two men in the
same line of work being so different.
On one hand you have the suave
sophisticated St-Pierre who has been riding high at the top of the UFC's
welterweight division for over five years - in the process becoming a multi
millionaire, a sponsors dream and a national icon. St-Pierre is one of the best
pay per view draws in the company and was part of the biggest gate in UFC
history when he fought, Diaz's teammate, Jake Shields in front of 55,724 fans at
UFC 129 in the Rogers centre in Toronto.
On the other hand you have the
perfidious Nick Diaz, a fighter who has been in and out of the UFC since his
debut in 1993. In the past he ha...
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The NCAA Tournament doesn’t start for another eight days, but could Nick Diaz (pictured) possibly kick off March Madness early by serving up an upset special this Saturday at UFC 158?
Longshot lovers across the globe certainly hope so.
Diaz is pegged as a 3.5-to-1 underdog against reigning UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. GSP, meanwhile, checks in as a whopping 5-to-1 odds...
The cat’s out of the proverbial bag. The not-so-secret to Georges St-Pierre’s (pictured) success is his unparalleled ability to plant his opponents on their backs.
The reigning UFC welterweight king has followed the same recipe since getting TKO’d by Matt Serra in arguably the biggest upset in mixed martial arts history. Since the April 2007 upset special, St-Pierre has...
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In part 1 of this breakdown we are going to cover Georges St-Pierre’s paths to victory. When you break down a fight using my paths to victory approach you need to keep in mind that there are only three ways to win a fight; by submission, by knockout or technical knockout, and by decision. Consider each path to victory for the fighter...
We’re only five days away from one of the most anticipated UFC Pay-Per-View events in recent history, as Georges St-Pierre will defend his UFC Welterweight Championship against Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 158 Saturday night in Montreal. And as we’ve already discussed, these two gentlemen do not care for each other one bit, as St-Pierre believes that Diaz is disrespectful...
Wanna see the hour-long show that allegedly cost UFC president Dana White $50,000 more than what he was expecting to pay for it?
You’re in luck, because “Countdown to UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” premieres tonight on FUEL TV at 11PM ET (8PM PT on satellite).
The documentary follows welterweight king Georges St Pierre (pictured) and Nick Diaz as they prepare for Saturday’s...
If you missed Tuesday’s debut of “Countdown to UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz” on FUEL TV, no worries because we’ve located the footage for your viewing pleasure.
The documentary followed welterweight king Georges St Pierre and Nick Diaz (pictured) as they prepared for Saturday’s shootout in Montreal.
Carlos Condit and Johny Hendricks, who meet in UFC 158′s co-main event...
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...
Paulie Malignaggi is a dude who you can’t help but like. He spits it straight, and as the WBA welterweight champion, the Brooklynite knows what he’s talking about. That’s why we had to get his expert opinion on the upcoming showdown between Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz. We were at the WildCard Gym after all.
Watch Paulie contradict Freddie Roach’s opinion on the elder...
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In part 2 of this two-part breakdown we are going to cover Nick Diaz's paths to victory. When you break down a fight using my paths to victory approach you need to keep in mind that there are only three ways to win a fight; by submission, by knockout or technical knockout, and by decision. Consider each path to...
Ariel Helwani talks with welterweight king Georges St. Pierre. Always great to hear from the champ even if he doesn’t necessarily enjoy doing media. Thanks to MMA Fighting for the video.
UFC 158 Countdown: GSP vs Diaz
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While all six of UFC 158‘s featured fighters were slated to attend Wednesday’s media workouts at Complexe Desjardins in Montreal, Nick Diaz (pictured) was the man most wanted to see. Not because Diaz is a bigger star than opponent and reigning UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre, but the unpredictable nature of what comes out of Diaz’s mouth makes him must-see TV.
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This coming Saturday night hometown hero Georges "Rush" St. Pierre will make his 4th headlining stint in Montreal. His wins over Matt Serra, Josh Koscheck, and Carlos Condit in front of a sold out Bell Centre crowd after Bell Centre crowd gave fans something to go home happy about each and every time. Stockton's Nick Diaz has been given the unique...