Gracie:Was GSP tipped off to Nick Diaz's 'unique' ground moves prior to title fight ? - MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos
UFC The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is a U.S.-based mixed martial arts organization, recognized as the largest MMA promotion in the world. The UFC is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada and is owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC. This promotion is responsible for solidifying the sport's postion in the history-books. UFC is currently undergoing a remarkable surge in popularity, along with greater mainstream media coverage. UFC programming can now be seen on FOX, FX, and FUEL TV in the United States, as well as in 35 other countries worldwide.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 02:08 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Canada, West Coast
Posts: 785
Gracie:Was GSP tipped off to Nick Diaz's 'unique' ground moves prior to title fight ?

UFC 158 SpyGate: Was Georges St. Pierre tipped off to Nick Diaz's 'unique' ground moves prior to title fight?
By Adam Guillen Jr. on Mar 18 2013, 11:30p

SpyGate! Team Diaz suggests there may have been some espionage prior to the 170-pound world title title that took place this weekend (March 16, 2013) at UFC 158. Cesar Gracie, the head trainer for Nick Diaz, is suspicious of Georges St. PIerre, who he suggests knew what was coming and remained one step ahead of his fighter.

As if backstage altercations, run-ins with the law and steroid accusations weren't enough drama for you, there may have been some additional funny business afoot ahead of the UFC 158 main event between Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Cesar Gracie, Diaz's head trainer, stopped short of saying he had a mole in his camp, a former team member who may have tipped off St. Pierre to what the jiu-jitsu black belt's gameplan was going to be once the fight hit the ground, which it did repeatedly throughout the 25-minute affair.

Because, how else could "Rush" -- who cruised to a dominant unanimous decision victory -- seemingly being one step ahead of Diaz once on the ground?

Gracie explained during his recent stop on "The MMA Hour" when asked if Diaz would beat "GSP" in a rematch:

"I think it would have to be a complete gameplan switch on what happened and training a little bit different and everything. There was some stuff, it's almost like "GSP" really knew the moves that Nick was going to do from bottom. It's interesting, you know? That's my idea watching the fight. It was really weird. Because Nick does stuff that's very unique and he hasn't even, he does it in grappling but he doesn't necessarily do it in fighting. And he was doing it more in fighting and it was kind of like, wait a minute, this guy is like one step ahead, he knows was kind of odd. Almost like someone from our team, or something, not a current member, you know? I don't know, it was one of those things, but, that's whatever, I don't want to make out an issue at all. I don't know without all the facts."
The Stockton slugger suggested a similar possibility during his post-fight interview with FUEL TV; however, he attributed it to pictures taken by Sherdog's Jeff Sherwood, Pictures of him "snatching up fools in kneebars" during his training camp, which eventually made their way onto the Internet and ultimately in front of the wily French-Canadian.

Hmmm ....

Meanwhile, it's likely that "Rush" is a brilliant student of the game and did his homework prior to the fight to nullify Diaz's crafty submission game. One that might not be all that "unique."
onip69 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 02:20 AM
Godless Heathen
Rygu's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Langley, B.C.
Posts: 3,907
Gracies cry a lot, and are poor sports when they lose and when their fighters lose.

Rygu is offline  
post #3 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 02:39 AM
The Internet Prophet
deadmanshand's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 1,750
This is just stupid.

That is not dead which can eternal lie and withs strange aeons even death may die.
deadmanshand is offline  
post #4 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 02:42 AM
Life B Ez's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Detroit, MI
Posts: 9,785
It was the soccer mom that yelled at Diaz at she stop light. She tipped Georges off.

Sent from Free App

Think. It Ain't Illegal Yet
"Discipline Hurts Less Than Regret"
Life B Ez is online now  
post #5 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 02:44 AM
It's a league game, Smokey
Ape City's Avatar
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Planet of the Apes
Posts: 7,860
Screw Cesar Gracie. The guy is such an asshat it isn't even funny. Anyone who believes this crap probably also believes the holocaust didn't happen and that 9/11 was a conspiracy.

mad props: Toxic
Ape City is offline  
post #6 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 03:39 AM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 926
I can see why the other Gracie Men dont have a good relationship with Cesar and say that Cesar is a coward who cant do anything for himself. I guess Cesar saw himself in Nick.

GSP could you know.... studied tape and knew whats Nicks tendencies are on the ground? GSP is a student of the game (MMA). If you guided Nick to be like one too, maybe he wouldnt have looked lost against GSP.
Buakaw_GSP is offline  
post #7 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 04:40 AM
Lick My Frosting
CupCake's Avatar
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Milton Keynes, UK
Posts: 9,429
Blog Entries: 13
STFU Gracie and teach your guys better submissions off their back if facing a good wrestler.

CupCake is offline  
post #8 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 08:56 AM
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Ottawa
Posts: 937
Even from a camp that defines 'whiny' and 'bitch', this is stupid.

Thats right guys, it has nothing to do with watching video of past fights/tournaments, training, nothing to do with gameplanning, or GSPs ability to react during the fight, it had to be a spy!

Are we sure this isn't trolling, even for the Diaz camp this is idiotic.
Finnsidious is offline  
post #9 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 09:00 AM
Asian MMA is dead
Stun Gun's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 4,813
It was Nate Diaz most likely

Sig Credit - El Bresko
Stun Gun is offline  
post #10 of 29 (permalink) Old 03-19-2013, 09:11 AM
Number 1 Nerf-Herder
Dr Gonzo's Avatar
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 2,503
Erm.....Cesar, how about your boy lost because he was fighting a better fighter? I hope that isn't too much to comprehend.

But yeah, sounds like trolling to me. More mindgames from Diaz and his crew.

Watch The Trews! True news! Subscribe here!!
Dr Gonzo is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the MMA Forum - UFC Forums - UFC Results - MMA Videos forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

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

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

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome