UFC champ Georges St. Pierre thanks Ben Henderson for the gameplan to beat Nick Diaz

UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre was a guest on Fuel TV's UFC Tonight and thanked Lightweight champ Ben Henderson, who is a panelist on the show, for the game plan to beat Nick Diaz. Henderson recently fought Diaz' brother Nate and shut him down utterly.

UFC Welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre was a guest on Fuel TV's UFC Tonight last night. Show panelist and UFC Lightweight champ Ben Henderson asked him about his upcoming bout with Nick Diaz. In response, GSP credited Henderson for his performance against Nate Diaz and thanked Henderson for "the blue print" to beat Nick.

Henderson utterly shut down the Diaz "box 'em up" strategy by closing distance, forcing the clinch and using leg kicks at range. Diaz claimed that an early punch to the eye gave him blurry vision and took him out of the fight at UFC on Fox 5: Henderson vs. Diaz.

Here's GSP's quote (transcribed by MMA Mania):

"That funny you asked that question because I watched very carefully your fight against Nate Diaz. I'm going to try to use some of the stuff you have done in the fight to win over Nick Diaz, as well. I'm going to learn from what you did and try to apply it in my game plan. Thanks for showing me the blueprint."

The relevant conversation starts about 2:40 into the video.


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