GSP says he would give up his title to fight Nick Diaz

source: The Underground

GSP 'ates Nick Diaz (professionally, not personally) so much that he recently told friend and training partner Kenny Florian he would give up his title for the opportunity to fight him.

Just prior to the Condit Diaz fight, GSP laid out his feelings.

"It is weird that I want Condit to lose," said GSP. "But I have never wanted to fight anyone as much as I want to fight Diaz. I don't truly 'ate him as a person. I don't know that he is a bad guy, but I 'ate what he brings to the sport with the disrespect and the unprofessional things he says and does. It is sort of a professional 'atred. He has been nothing but disrespectful and arrogant towards me ... I am determined to get back to the Octagon as soon as possible to fight this guy."

When Diaz lost a decision to Carlos Condit at UFC 143 in Saturday night, the idea of GSP's next fight being Nick Diaz appeared to have lost too.

However, on Tuesday UFC Tonight host Florian said that after 143, GSP told him he wants to fight Diaz so badly that he would be willing to give up his title.

Later Tuesday night news broke that a rematch between Diaz and Condit is in the works, so once again GSP may sit and hope that Diaz, who he 'ates (professionally) comes out on top. But even if Condit wins again, there is a chance that GSP's first fight back is not for the title, but simple because he (professionally) 'ates Nick Diaz so badly.

Wednesday Diaz' coach and manager Cesar Gracie said Diaz could not fight for a year, reasons upspecified, so GSP's hopes of fighting Diaz may not come to pass for a long time, no matter what.

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BigBlack23 site profile image  

2/9/12 2:59 PM by BigBlack23

 I love how they quote GSP exactly the way he sounds and replace the "H" that we all know is SUPPOSED to be there with an apostrophe.  Hahahaaha.  'ate, 'atred, 'aterade........the possibilities are endless.

Suess site profile image  

2/9/12 12:19 PM by Suess

actually a lot of people gave him love for that earned decision. please stop spreading your bullshit.

RandyDarsh site profile image  

2/9/12 12:18 PM by RandyDarsh

Gsp even knew that Diaz won the fight, its awesome he's doing the right thing.Don't forget condit only wanted to fight diaz after gsp said all this. Condit realized he should stop listening to Jackson and take a sip of reality,,, no one gave him love for that gift of a decision

Suess site profile image  

2/9/12 11:59 AM by Suess

kostello- you should take a break from posting for a while.

Mix6APlix site profile image  

2/9/12 11:56 AM by Mix6APlix

I love how GSP has broken both Koschecks and Fitch's faces while lay n praying.

kostello site profile image  

2/9/12 11:53 AM by kostello

GSP is becoming like those boxers that scrap their belts to get the fights people want to see. Take a poll and see which one people want to see more. The INTERIM championship showed that the belt means nothing. It just gives the UFC someone to parade around. Nobody cares about Condit now. People want to see GSP in a fight, not some tactical leg tapping contest against Carlos Condit. MMA needs a big alphabet soup of titles that mean nothing like boxing and have the fighters take the fights that people want to see. UFC blocks out 1/2 the people that can beat UFC fighters. Gilbert Melendez would beat Frankie Edgar - not so sure about Ben Henderson though. Luke Rockhold would take apart a lot of UFC guys, Tim Kennedy could compete in the UFC too. Leave Tyron Woodley in Strikeforce.

REDRUM_NYC site profile image  

2/9/12 11:33 AM by REDRUM_NYC

"my favorite type of music is ip-op" - GSP

WRESTLENOW site profile image  

2/9/12 5:27 AM by WRESTLENOW

i will make alot of money wagering on this fight when/if it happens, diaz has next to zero chance.gsp will kick him, slam him, and beat his face in with elbows and punches.

OnlyTheStrongSurvive site profile image  

2/9/12 3:23 AM by OnlyTheStrongSurvive

people act like if GSP's next fight isn't Nick Diaz it's never gonna happen. You could make gsp's next fight after Condit win or lose. I can't see gsp giving up his title and disrespecting Condit like that. Hes too professional imo