segunda-feira, 22 de abril de 2013
In search of the reaction, Nate Diaz wants to put on weight after the UFC on FOX 7
The fight against Josh Thomson, on the main card of UFC on FOX 7, this Saturday in San Jose, Calif., will mark the farewell of lightweight Nate Diaz. The athlete, who will see action in the home state, thinking of moving to the welterweight division in which they have been between 2010 and 2012 and has the Canadian champion Georges St-Pierre.
Nate Diaz coming off a loss to Ben Henderson by unanimous decision at UFC on FOX 5, last December, when the lightweight champion retained the belt. The Californian seeks victory against Josh Thomson experienced, but admitted that it should move up in weight and fight between welterweight, fellow brother, Nick Diaz.
"I do not think there is anything for me in the lightweight division. I've snapped and fought all the category. The only person who beat me was Ben, but Gil (referring to Gilbert Melendez, rival champion in the main event of UFC on FOX 7) will deal with it on Saturday. I have no motivation to fight all the guys again. Rather face someone new, "emphasized the fighter in an interview with MMAJunkie.
In fact, since winning the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, Nate Diaz fought 13 times in the lightweight division, with record of nine wins and four losses in the UFC. As a chance for revenge on Ben Henderson declined with the arrival of training partner and Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez, he admitted higher division.
"I'm in lightweight division for seven or eight years, probably more than any other division. So, unless they have something really cool to offer in light or a very cool fight that interests me ... yes, I'm out, "reaffirmed the Californian, who has four fights between UFC welterweight, with two wins and two losses.