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Nick Diaz has not won a mixed martial arts (MMA) match since Oct. 2011, when he beat B.J. Penn from pillar to post en route to a unanimous decision win at UFC 137. Back-to-back losses since then, as well as a self-imposed two-year retirement, and Diaz could be back in Dana White's proverbial "title mix" if he is successful against former 185-pound champion, Anderson Silva, in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015.

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Post #1   7/29/14 11:09:31PM   

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Pretty sure ANYONE who beats Silva could fight for the title...

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Post #2   7/29/14 11:15:11PM   

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I agree with above statement. But, all my friends would be first to tell me that I am a Diaz but hugger and while that's true I'm also a realist. If andy boxes nick he will lose all day. Tun it into a Kickboxing clinic, diaz goes down. Straight clinch game, Diaz loses and bjj match, that is intriguing. Only way diaz wins is a pure boxing match.
War Diaz

Post #3   7/29/14 11:25:21PM   

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Posted by tildengolfer

I agree with above statement. But, all my friends would be first to tell me that I am a Diaz but hugger and while that's true I'm also a realist. If andy boxes nick he will lose all day. Tun it into a Kickboxing clinic, diaz goes down. Straight clinch game, Diaz loses and bjj match, that is intriguing. Only way diaz wins is a pure boxing match.
War Diaz



I honestly think Silva will KO Diaz with punches

Post #4   7/29/14 11:50:25PM   

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I don't think he should get a title shot.

But hey I get it
Only way to have Diaz sign the dotted line
When you mention title shot.

Post #5   7/30/14 12:49:40AM   

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At what weight class? lol...hopefully for his own sake, not MW....Weidman is wayyyy too big for him.

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War Diaz!! MW Champ by the end of 2015!!!

Post #7   7/30/14 5:05:00AM   

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Last win 2011 and beats a guy coming off 2 losses and a major injury. If the guys not named Anderson silva the world goes crazy

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For some reason Silva is still listed as the #1 contender at MW. I don't have a problem with this.

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Posted by prozacnation1978

I don't think he should get a title shot.

But hey I get it
Only way to have Diaz sign the dotted line
When you mention title shot.



100%

and I wonder does it work the other way? will spider get a title shot with a win over diaz?

Post #11   7/30/14 11:51:20AM   

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Pretty odd.

Anderson is coming off two losses and a horrific injury. He might never be the same fighter again.

Diaz is coming off two losses and a 2 year retirement.

Nothing in this equation says title shot.

Post #12   7/30/14 2:23:17PM