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Taking a dive?

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  1. Team Sleep Black Belt

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    I've seen a few posts implying, jokingly I hope, that Diaz could be paid to take a dive. Seems like the Diaz brothers are the least likely dudes to ever take a dive. Does anyone actually believe that Diaz of all people would take a dive for money? They seem like the type of dudes who would expose that type of shit.
     
  2. Fatal Catro Red Belt

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    I don't expect that he would take a dive, however he would not be on my short list for guys who would never do so.
     
  3. THRP45 Guest

    No way fuck that.
     
  4. basementdweller Black Belt

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    I think he'd expose it. But they can also ask him to play ball and keep the fight standing and not much clinching or something like that. Try to make it a standup spectacle instead of planning his victory by trying to exploit where McGregor is not so strong. I think that can happen and he makes more money for playing an 'exciting' fight, but I don't think they'd even try paying Nate to lose.
    I mean I'm sure Zuffa would do it from time to time if they could, but I don't think they can and specially not a Diaz brother.
     
  5. irish_thug Meme Mod Staff Member Senior Moderator

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    As Conor said at the presser, there are a lot of pussies in the UFC, Nate isn't one of them.

    I strongly dislike Nate Diaz, but he will show up to fight.
     
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    Yeah I don't think Diaz would have been the right guy for that...
     
  7. ocfightfan Gold Belt

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    Whatever else I may think about the Diaz brothers I can't bring myself to believe that they are the type of guys to take a dive. I really believe that in their minds they are true martial artists and doing anything less than going to war would be unbearable for them. Besides, Nate has much to gain from beating Conor, not only a bigger paycheck this time, but future bigger paychecks because of the name value and fans he gains. I think he's smart enough to see that.
     
  8. Sjb1888 Silver Belt

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    It's really incredible how the haters have responded to this fight being made, the standards that Conor is held to are obscene, he truly is damned if he does and damned if he doesn't, at least on sherdog, thankfully that really doesn't mean anything.
     
  9. pride_rules Purple Belt

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    "they offered me a bunch of money, i said fuck that i want more of that shit" -kenflo



    its all about the money
     
  10. ineverpost Black Belt

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    well it's on the internet so it is obviously credible
     
  11. Ube Paralegal of the Year

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    Sherdoggers cried diving after the Brandao and Chad fight, I think the Poirier fight too, and now this.

    i hate to say it but is normal
     
  12. thakmd White Belt

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    So many double negatives.... my mind is full of fuck.jpg
     

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