Nick Diaz is one of the best fighters in the world, but he learned the hard way on Wednesday that fighters don’t call the shots in the UFC. Dana White does and, if you cross him, he made it clear that you could fall fast and hard.
His trainer and mentor Cesar Gracie told FCF that he thinks White’s decision was too extreme.
“I wish they would have fined him,” Gracie said. “Nick has never heard of anyone being cut for missing a press conference.”
“I am standing by him. He’s a loyal soldier... everybody makes mistakes."
“I am hoping he can still fight in the UFC and show the world how good he is."
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