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Paul Daley: "I’m Going to Smash" Nick Diaz

"I’m going to smash (Nick Diaz) within three rounds ... (and) take his belt. We do have a more complex game plan than that but that’s as simple as I can break it down at the minute."

"There’s no way he’ll stand up with me. He might think he wants to but his coaches won’t allow it; Cesar Gracie’s a great coach and he won’t want him trading punches."

"(I can exploit) His boxing and his lack of wrestling. I’m a better athlete than he is. He’s a really dangerous grappler but he’s got to get in close enough to make it work and I’m not going to give him the chance."
-- Check out the full interview with Paul Daley at

Strikeforce: Diaz vs Daley coverage

Apr 9th, live on Showtime from San Diego, California:
Nick Diaz (24-7)
Win Evangelista Santos - Submission (Armbar) Strikeforce
Win K.J. Noons - Decision (Unanimous) Strikeforce
Win Hayato Sakurai - Submission (Armbar) Dream 14
Win Marius Zaromskis - TKO (Punches) Strikeforce
Paul "Semtex" Daley (27-9-2)
Win Yuya Shirai - KO (Punches) BAMMA 5
Win Scott Smith - KO (Punch) Strikeforce
Win Jorge Masvidal - Decision (Unanimous) SF 13
Win Daniel Acacio - Submission (Elbow) Impact FC 2

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