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Is Nick Diaz broke or he really has the desire to fight?

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  1. Joss Orange Belt

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    Although I am a fan of Nick Diaz I am not overly convinced that we will see a great performance from him. His released footage from training, his appereance - im not too sold. He does triathlons tho, so his physical shape should be more or less OK.

    What do you guys think? I have mixed feelings about this.
    Discuss.
     
  2. Snolla Amateur Fighter

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    His cardio will look good and he will look like a slower version of his old self. The Diaz bro's don't really look any different ever.
     
  3. theaustrianoak Blue Belt

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    dont need to be broke to have the desire to keep getting paid
     
  4. newjerseynick Platinum Werewolf Belt Platinum Member

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  5. JangoMike Orange Belt

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    He just wants to bang bro.
     
  6. Only Here for Attachments Bacon Lettuce and Mayo

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    Not sure where this narrative came from that people make a lot of money at one point and then stop wanting to make money ever again.
     
  7. YungSithLxrd Purple Belt

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    Yea I doubt he's broke. Him and nate have multiple business ventures from bud bjj, nate is still fighting and getting paid well and they're extremely close
     
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  8. kumitechamp Purple Belt

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    Who couldn’t use a extra couple million dollars for some walking around money? He is probably bored with inactivity also.
     
  9. Kvothe_the_kingkiller Brown Belt

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    Cmon.

    He's broke, and it's not going to be pretty.

    OTOH, Lawler's best days are behind him too, so who knows how this shit goes down.

    I'm sure it won't be as bad as Chuck v Tito. But it won't be Diaz v Penn either (look at that, I just put Diaz v Penn on a pedestal, wow)
     
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  10. Joss Orange Belt

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    Its basically what I asked - is he fighting because he wants and needs the money or is there something else to it too. If there isn’t this is going to look bad. At least Robbie has a loss to avenge and he can sure as hell put a brutal beating to someone who isnt there from the first second.
     
  11. NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    He isn't broke. He is in the Marijuana industry. He likely is getting payed way more for this fight than almost any other fight in his career though so why not?

    He generally always stays in shape and he hasn't taken damage in years so I think it is likely Nick is closer to his best than Lawler is.
     
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  12. I am the Walrus Orange Belt

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    The best career move the Diaz brothers ever made was to rarely fight. Their stock stayed high and they protected the (few) brain cells they have.

    Though as a fan I really wish they would have been more active, feel like they "threw away" their prime. But why should they care, they get money fights to make up for it.
     
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  13. Joss Orange Belt

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    Yup thats one way to put it.
    On the other hand I wouldnt say Lawler has looked bad in his last fights. He beat the shit out of Askren, then got wrestlefucked by two guys but the toll on his body there isn’t something like Ferguson has had in hist last fights or something. This could go either way, depending on which fighters show up, and thats what makes it exciting.
     
  14. NoBiasJustMMA Steel Belt

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    Lawler looked good against Askren, since then he hasn't and has been very hesitant to throw strikes.
     
  15. Mesos Black Belt

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    Alot of people have trouble walking away from fighting because of the rush you get, the glory and paycheck.

    Im sure Nick needs it. Hes a fighter to the core.
     
  16. BluntForceTrama Red Belt

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    You think his bro would ever let him be 'broke'?
     
  17. Taric Gold Belt

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    "I don't think anyone should want to see Nick Diaz fight."
    ~Dana White 2021
     
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  18. GordoBarraBJJ Titanium Belt

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    Doesn't he have all sorts of other income? His school seems to be doing well and he's always hocking the "herb".

    If he wins and looks good doing it then this sets up a grudge match with maga masvidal; which would garner huge numbers and $$$ for him.
     
  19. Dude Incredible Ngannoustradamus

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    *Nick Diaz fight announced*

    He just wants to blaze and praise the JBG.
     
  20. Jackonfire BMF Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    No he isn't. Not even close.
     
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