Originally Posted by mmaswe82
I actually think this is the most respectful Diaz i have ever seen.I was always a fan of him as a fighter but couldn't stand him as a person. he is just so very disrespectful. But he actually gained me as a fan after this fight. There was bad blood and alot of talk and clowning in the fight. Still Diaz gave him a hug and said no disrespect after the fight when he won.
Look at him vs Scott Smith. Smith tried to show respect but Diaz just dissed him both in and after the fight.
I think Diaz has matured some since then.
I hope he's playing the respectful roll to get Dana's attention.
Dana doesn't want his fighters acting like thugs.