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Shocker: Nick Diaz rebooked to meet B.J. Penn in UFC 137 co-main event

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Shortly after he booted Nick Diaz from a title fight with UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, UFC president Dana White told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that reporters would "flip out" if they knew whom he was putting opposite B.J. Penn, whose original opponent Carlos Condit was promoted to meet St-Pierre.

And considering the past 48 hours, White is not too far off the mark.

The UFC president today tweeted that Diaz (25-7 MMA, 6-4 UFC) has been re-booked to meet Penn (16-7-2 MMA, 12-6-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC 137, which takes place on Oct. 29 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

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Post #1   9/8/11 8:14:27PM   

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I'll take BJ all day long.

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I guess I want Beej to win.

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The fight should be sick, and I can't wait for the staredown in the middle of the cage

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BJ wins & yes the staredown will be sweet!!!!

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I actually want diaz to win, like him as a fighter just not so much his personality, WAR DIAZ

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I like both these matchups better then the originals.

I'll do with B.J. on this. It will be a great fight tho. Both have good boxing and crazy BJJ. Diaz has the reach but IMO B.J. has the speed. It's a toss up really, I just have a feeling B.J. will pull it out

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I actually like both of these fights better than the original matchups.

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God is that going to be an exciting boxing match! This should be real fun!

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Man, 137 is an absolutely stacked card. It's not even funny.

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I think Diaz takes the decision.

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Posted by kopower

Man, 137 is an absolutely stacked card. It's not even funny.



It's gonna be awesome

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Posted by kopower

Man, 137 is an absolutely stacked card. It's not even funny.



i find it hilarious

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Posted by Twenty20Dollars

Jab City


I think Diaz takes the decision.



i just tried to prop a 2nd comment from u, but mmaplayground wont let me..so heres your prop...JAB CITY indeed

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