Agreed, Hendricks vs. Diaz can't happen because it's counter productive; delays a title fight and eliminates a contender. but in a perfect world Diaz would have to fight Hendricks before he fights GSP.
But better maybe would be Fitch/Kos vs. Diaz while GSP fights Hendricks.
Sometimes I like to picture Rumble vs. Diaz before Rumble was cut.
Depends when GSP is trying to come back.
The guy isnt very active after all... I wouldnt be surprised of we can get Hendricks vs Diaz and then Winner vs GSP just in time for his return. The last time GSP has had more then 2 fights a year was in 2007.
it does eliminate a contender but if the loser can get 2 wins in a row after then they could still give him a title shot without anybody complaining.