Originally Posted by mlzybaby
I had this feeling elite xc would block this fight. Damnit
Yeah it does suck but its understandable! EliteXC wants Nick to be 100% focused for his fight with Noons and this fight with Sakurai would get in the way. Look what happened when EXC let Diaz fight Inoue. They wanted to cancel because it was to close to the Combbrey fight (Spelling?). They allowed it and a few weeks later he came in 9 pds heavy. I think they want to prevent that from happening when he fights Noons for the title!
Edit: Not only that but they want Nick Diaz to come into this bout with Noons 100% heathly. Can you really gaurentee that would happen while fighting a guy like Sakurai?