Originally Posted by Canadian Psycho
I'm a fan of both fighters, as you're well aware, and so I'm not looking to create any 'Diaz fan vs. GSP fan drama'. But there are plenty of people in this thread suggesting that GSP ought to give Nick 50% of his purse and that GSP is pampered when there is virtually zero evidence to suggest that GSP was having weight troubles.
I'm all for discussing Montreal's quirky rules and whether UFC tried to pull a fast one. But this thread has clearly headed the direction of 'GSP weighed heavy,' an accusation we have not one shred of evidence to support.
I don't much about Montreal's rules, but I do know that the articles and video have been pulled. I think it's reasonable to assume that if this was the normal practice in Montreal, a statement to that effect would have been made, instead of an attempt to silence criticism.