Originally Posted by Break Brick
People talking about earning stripes sound very naive.
The UFC is in the selling fights business, if they can put together a fight that sells and makes sense to them as a business then it will happen, irrespective of how many of you cry about it on a message board.
Nick can sell a fight if needs be, and if he wants a big fight, it's likely the UFC will give him one.
Outside of the GSP fight, Diaz really hasn't drawn much. Plus after losing his last two fights I don't see him drawing much more interest in future fights.