Originally Posted by Toxic
I think with Ross Pearson seemingly on the rise and Diaz on a decline it seems like the timing is right for that fight and that it stylistically could be lot of fun. If that isn't in the cards KJ Noons would make a great fight and there is some history there and bad blood so its an easy sell.
I dont really think that Nate is on the decline, I just think that there is a readily available blueprint for beating him (or nick for that matter). Thomson is a crafty vet who had the right skill set to give him fits.Fights with guys like Pearson, Noons, or anyone who cant wrestle will still favor Nate.