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Nick Diaz wants to headline card on return

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05:57 PM ET 11.21 | Nick Diaz wants the spotlight when he returns from his suspension early next year. The controversial fighter wants to face UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre when he gets cleared, according to his manager Cesar Gracie. "Nick Diaz is a main event fighter," Diaz's manager and trainer Cesar Gracie told MMAWeekly.com on Wednesday. "He wants main event fights."

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November 26, 2012  11:56 AM ET

By all means reward a guy with two failed drug tests (look, I don't think that marijuana metabolites should result in a failed test as I don't think they help performance, but they are - so that's it) - and a guy with social anxiety issues who may not show up to hype a fight - by giving him a main event to carry a PPV. Dana isn't this dumb....

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