Nick Diaz Vacates Strikeforce WW Title - Page 2 - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
General MMA Discussion Discuss King Of The Cage, Ultimate Challenge UK, and HDNet Fights as well as general mixed martial arts discussion.

Reply

Old 06-09-2011, 09:07 PM   #11 (permalink)
Featherweight
 
Rusko's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Posts: 1,270
Rusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level nowRusko is on another level now


I'm excited for Diaz bro's !
Rusko is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Old 06-09-2011, 09:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
Super Ultra Great Delicious Wonderful
 
osmium's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Richmond, VA
Posts: 6,517
osmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by Intermission View Post
KJ Noons vs Paul Daley for the WW title?
KJ is not a WW he has looked out of shape at 155. He is fighting Masvidal at 155 next I believe. It would be absurd for him to fight Daley who has trouble making 170 also he probably has 20+ pounds of muscle on him.
osmium is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2011, 09:11 PM   #13 (permalink)
Dexter Morgan
 
Intermission's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 5,703
Intermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings SystemIntermission Is Beyond A Rankings System
Quote:
Originally Posted by osmium View Post
KJ is not a WW he has looked out of shape at 155. He is fighting Masvidal at 155 next I believe. It would be absurd for him to fight Daley who has trouble making 170 also he probably has 20+ pounds of muscle on him.
If KJ isn't a WW then why did he fight Diaz for the title?
__________________
Intermission is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2011, 09:22 PM   #14 (permalink)
Super Ultra Great Delicious Wonderful
 
osmium's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Richmond, VA
Posts: 6,517
osmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By Allosmium Is Beloved By All
Quote:
Originally Posted by Intermission View Post
If KJ isn't a WW then why did he fight Diaz for the title?
Because that was the biggest fight they could possibly put on outside of Overeem/Fedor at the time. Are you somehow unaware of the back story and all the hype that rematch had? Noons moved up (and won that fight) because it was beneficial to his career. Paul Daley isn't a draw fighting at such a weight disadvantage wouldn't pay off in the same way.
osmium is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2011, 09:37 PM   #15 (permalink)
You're not terribly important to me
 
UFC_OWNS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Sell me this pen
Posts: 13,883
Blog Entries: 1
UFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF MaterialUFC_OWNS Is Future HOF Material
Nick Diaz Vacates Strikeforce Title To Face Gsp

Quote:
And the news just keeps coming…

In another announcement made at the UFC 131 pre-fight presser, UFC president Dana White revealed that current, *ahem*, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has given up his title for the pursuit of a new one.

According to White, Diaz is now a UFC fighter and as a result, has been forced to vacate his title. However, the Stockton California resident does have the option to return to Strikeforce in the future should he want to. (But that’s highly unlikely).

No word was immediately given on what this means for the Strikeforce welterweight division, but White clarified that a bout for the vacant Strikeforce strap would be decided on soon and contested before the year’s end.

The Strikeforce roster currently holds fighters such as Cyborg Santos, Paul Daley and Tyrone Woodley who all may be considered for a shot at gold.

Nick Diaz is set to return to the UFC’s Octagon to face Georges St Pierre on October 27th in the main event of UFC 137 for the welterweight title.
bjpenn.com
__________________

Jim Norton
Nick Dipaolo
Dave Attell
Dave Chappelle
Bill Burr
Joey Diaz
Colin Quinn
Bob Kelly
Rich Vos
Patrice O'Neal
Louis CK


UFC_OWNS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2011, 09:45 PM   #16 (permalink)
Don't Sweat the Technique
 
St.Paul Guy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Duluth, MN
Posts: 1,660
St.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For GreatnessSt.Paul Guy Is Destined For Greatness
I think Daley vs Woodley is the best match they can make atm. I could get pretty excited for that match. If Daley wants to become elite he is going to have to learn to beat wrestlers. It would be a fairly evenly matched contest for the co-main event of a Fedor/Henderson/Melendez/HW GP card.

My money would go on Woodly, but Daley is a large step up in competition and could get that early KO.
__________________



Sig credit: MC

~ Lifetime Membership sponsored by RustyRenegade ~
St.Paul Guy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-09-2011, 10:11 PM   #17 (permalink)
"I <3 Trolls"
 
TraMaI's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 6,922
TraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings SystemTraMaI Is Beyond A Rankings System
Strikeforce news belongs in the Strikeforce section

Next one of these that's made I'm deleting... for Christ's sake the original thread redirect is still on the front page of the UFC section -.-
TraMaI is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2011, 11:13 AM   #18 (permalink)
LL
Cruz Control
 
LL's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Dance Class with Dom.
Posts: 8,802
LL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings SystemLL Is Beyond A Rankings System
I guess Daley/Woodley is up next.

They won't have anyone to fight after that though, Strikeforce is really lucky they got bought by the UFC, they're gonna having a hard time finding challengers soon.
LL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2011, 01:43 PM   #19 (permalink)

 
Toxic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: See that guy over in the window, with the binoculars?
Posts: 21,064
Toxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among MenToxic Is A God Among Men
Hopefully somebody from the UFC moves over. In all honesty I think that after Lytle sends Hardy running out of the UFC with his tail between his leg he could likely go to SF and wrestlef*** Daley for the strap. My actual pick is Gilbert Melendez because he is always looking for a challenge.
__________________



"If you get hit and it hurts hit him back you not knocked out yet."-Joe Doerksen
The Toxic Terrors (FFL)
Demetrious Johnson*Eduardo Dantas*Rafael Silva*Zach Makovsky*Michael Page



Toxic is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-10-2011, 03:20 PM   #20 (permalink)
CoutureCop
 
Davisty69's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Las Vegas
Posts: 6,091
Davisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For GreatnessDavisty69 Is Destined For Greatness
What sucks is that he is vacating his belt so he can get his ass handed to him by GSP. Hopefully he is a getting a sweet contract.
__________________

Check out MMAforum.com's
Top 25 Fights to show a new MMA fan!!

http://www.mmaforum.com/ufc/69374-to...ml#post1079252
Davisty69 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On

VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums
Copyright (C) Verticalscope Inc SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2
Powered by vBulletin Copyright © 2000-2009 Jelsoft Enterprises Limited.
vBCredits v1.4 Copyright ©2007, PixelFX Studios