When one takes a look at the two fighters, however, it’s easy to see that they could not be more different.
Both men have extremely loyal fanbases, but Diaz also has an equally large number of MMA fans that revile him—and while you can find fans that dislike St-Pierre, you would be hard pressed to find many that can profess an honest hatred for the man.
Diaz, on the other hand, has no problems eliciting feelings that strong.
It seems as if every time that Diaz’s name is uttered outside of fight night, it's preceded by some type of indignation.
“Did you see what Diaz did last night?” or perhaps, “Did you hear what Diaz said in the interview he gave to…?”
When is the last time St-Pierre ever did anything approaching controversial?
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