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UFC Planning GSP vs. Nick Diaz if Diaz Accepts the Fight
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 12.06.2012



MMAjunkie reports that they are working on plans for a fight between UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. The two were originally scheduled to fight before Diaz no-showed at two press conferences and Diaz was pulled from the fight. GSP ultimately had to withdraw from the card due to injury which put him out until UFC 154 last month. According to White, the fight with Diaz was GSP's idea;

On GSP asking to fight Diaz: "Georges St-Pierre went on vacation. When he came back, we were talking about Anderson Silva. He said, 'I want Nick Diaz. Me and Nick Diaz have unfinished business. We were supposed to fight. That's the fight I want now.' Georges St-Pierre has been a phenomenal champion, a phenomenal human being and just a great guy to work with for us. He doesn't ask for things. If he wants to fight Nick Diaz, and Nick Diaz wants to fight him, that's probably the fight we'll make."

Regarding if Diaz has been offered the fight: "I haven't even talked to Nick yet. I was trying to track him down this week, which is always fun. So I called (Nick's brother) Nate (Diaz), and Nate told me, 'Listen, if you talk to him, tell him I'm looking for him, too.'"

Regarding arguable top welterweight contender Johny Hendricks who said he wouldn't fight again unless it was for a belt: "Listen, Johny Hendricks has got some great fights. When you talk about winning in spectacular fashion, this guy hits people so hard he skids across the octagon. But he's in no position to demand anything. Georges St-Pierre is the champ, has been forever, and if that's the fight he wants, then that's probably the fight we're going to give him if Diaz accepts it."

Johny Hendricks commented on the situation on his Twitter account. He wrote the following:

"I don't really know what to say but please @danawhite give me a shot. @GeorgesStPierre if u want a fight I will give him anything he can take."





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