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Dana White may pull Nick Diaz from UFC 158 main event

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06:27 PM ET 02.25 | Reports surfaced on Saturday night following UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche that UFC president Dana White was once again frustrated with welterweight contender Nick Diaz and considering removing him from his main event title shot at UFC 158 against champion Georges St-Pierre. Diaz has allegedly missed numerous interviews for the UFC Countdown show and that has White upset. "We spent over $50,000 on production costs and the guys are cruising around Stockton, Calif., not interviewing people. It's not funny. It's not funny. We're very cool and very lenient in a lot of ways. I mean, look at this company, you know? We're lenient on a lot of things we let a lot of things slide. But that's just absolute bull-." After White voiced his frustration is when he let everyone know he was close to pulling Diaz from the bout.

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February 26, 2013  10:31 AM ET

Dude is a tool. UFC needs to get rid of him - for good this time. He isn't nearly good enough to be pulling this garbage. GSP is a legend, and he does everything asked to promote the sport.

Cut Diaz and let him fight in the nether-regions of MMA, making sandwich money.

February 26, 2013  10:47 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Dude is a tool. UFC needs to get rid of him - for good this time. He isn't nearly good enough to be pulling this garbage. GSP is a legend, and he does everything asked to promote the sport. Cut Diaz and let him fight in the nether-regions of MMA, making sandwich money.

Not a fan of either Diaz; but the sad thing is Mr. White is turning into a bully. You either feed money into his machine or else.

February 26, 2013  01:27 PM ET
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Not a fan of either Diaz; but the sad thing is Mr. White is turning into a bully. You either feed money into his machine or else.

Yes and No. Nick is costing him money...when you cost your boss a lot of $ for no showing things or promoting fights then of course Dana's going to be pissed. This fight shouldn't even be happening since there are a number of guys who have fought in the UFC who would love a shot at the title. Meanwhile this DB blew his last shot and got sent packing...so why does he get another one?

February 26, 2013  07:30 PM ET

the Diaz brothers are fighters not promoters. let them fight. they are exciting and fun to watch.quit bashing and open your eyes to the facts these guys know how to deliver in the ring.never count either Nick or Nate out of a fight...

February 26, 2013  11:38 PM ET

He's afraid of St. Pierre. He wants to get pulled.

 
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