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Nick Diaz was out striking GSP 8 years ago-

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by Garnet_StrongerThanYou, Jun 17, 2021.

  1. Garnet_StrongerThanYou Brown Belt

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    I just watched the GSP Nick Diaz fight.

    He was doing well! He was beating up GSP on the feet but got controlled and dominated by the Wrestling as predicted.

    He could have probably beaten guys like Dan Hardy, Carlos Condit in a rematch, maybe even Tyron Woodley since Woodley doesn’t wrestle.

    Even today I like his chances against Leon Edwards and Jorge Masvidal.

    Assuming he’s still after 8 years off.
     
  2. Straatblaffer Brown Belt

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    You favour him over Leon? Leon just tooled his younger and more active brother :s.
     
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    Prime Nick>Prime Nate
     
  4. Ken Fresno Interim Belt

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    No version of Nate beats any version of Nick playboy

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  5. Straatblaffer Brown Belt

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    It's 2021.. Not much prime left in Nick
     
  6. Straatblaffer Brown Belt

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    People are weird. Nick hasn't won a fight in TEN YEARS.
     
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  7. ninja boot Brown Belt

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    lets be honest here... in his comeback he could get ko'd faster than Askren and as long as he mean mugged when he woke up and gave the crowd the finger he'd be gifted "god status" and given the next title shot
     
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  8. XThe GreatestX Silver Belt

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    i know this is conventional wisdom but I kinda disagree with it

    Nate during his lightweight run to the title shot was really good. and Nick while being great himself perhaps fought….ill say ok competition for most of his career

    gomi is a good win but the weight disparity was a little absurd
    paul daley was a good. win but. i guess if paul daley is a top 3 win of yours who did you fight?
     
  9. ShreddinMMA Gold Belt

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    GSP landed 62 strikes at range against Diaz. Diaz landed 24.

    Get your eyes checked.
     
  10. Eric Silva 2.0 Brown Belt

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    He couldn't stop the takedown, nothing has changed with the Diaz brothers. That's why Nate won't fight more often. He needs to pick opponents that will stand with him. Nick would've lost to Condit again because Condit has a more complete striking game (kicking) and is smart enough not to get goaded into a slugfest. Nick is in no shape (mental more than physical) to beat guys like Leon and Masvidal. You are severely overrating Nick and I like him.
     
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  11. rodkek Banned Banned

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    the diaz brothers are terrible fighters
     
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  12. Jose Beehive No.1 Soldier Of God Gif User

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    Oh he's still after 8 years off alright.
     
  13. TheMessiah Black Belt

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    Jake Shields also outstruck GSP for 2 rounds
     
  14. JudoThrowFiasco Charming Quark Platinum Member

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    No he didn't. Check the stats on the fight, it wasn't even close
     
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  15. suffersystem Black Belt

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    Over half the fight was on the feet, and GSP outsruck Diaz..........
     
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    Nick was pain in the ass for GSP in the grappling department as well
     
  17. JoeRowe Blue Belt

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    He did pretty well in the clinch, better by the round. Probably could have started winning rounds if there were 10 rounds lol.
     
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  18. IloveTHIS Yellow Card

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    Its been 10 years.

    Let it go.
     
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  19. eddymotto Red Belt

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    “Well, Nick lost pretty much every minute of the fight but he didn’t literally shit himself so I’m giving him the moral victory”
     
  20. Eric Silva 2.0 Brown Belt

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    Nothing gets let go here. People will still be talking about Rogan's height in 20 years.
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