UFC 158: St. Pierre vs. Diaz
Just a couple days ago, the UFC 158 decimal controversy seemed to hit a peak when St. Pierre apparently admitted that he had weighed in over the Welterweight limit at UFC 158. However, it looks like those reports came from a misquote by Le Presse.
UFC welterweight champion George St. Pierre's trainer isn't sure who he will face next, but says that a bout with Anderson Silva would probably be followed by retirement.
The person who shot a video showing a UFC executive telling Nick Diaz that the Quebecois authorities wouldn't be measuring decimal places during the UFC weigh-in has filed a counter-claim with YouTube after the UFC used a questionable claim of copyri
Nick Diaz's lawyer, Jonathan Tweedale, provides Bloody Elbow with text transcripts of conversations with UFC and Quebec officials in the wake of the "decimal controversy" surrounding the UFC 158 weigh-ins for Diaz's bout with Georges St. Pierre.
The UFC filed a DMCA claim to have video of one of their executives telling the Nick Diaz camp of some last minute rule changes removed from YouTube. BloodyElbow examines if the DMCA claim was a legal use of the copyright protection laws.
In the wake of a video revealing "off the record" dealings regard the UFC 158 weigh-in procedures, a representative of Diaz's camp says that they'll be filing a complaint with the Quebec Boxing Commission.
Firas Zahabi suggests that Georges St. Pierre's time as a pro fighter could be limited due to the intensity required of him to be the best.
An "off the record" conversation with a UFC official telling the Nick Diaz camp that there were unusual rules in play for the UFC 158 weigh-in for his fight with Georges St. Pierre has drawn a generic answer from the Quebec commission.
Hayabusa has released a statement announcing that they will not be marketing the gi that UFC Welterweight champion GSP wore into the Octagon at UFC 158 due to the offensive Rising Sun imagery featured on the gi which is associated with Japan's World
UFC Featherweight Chan Sung Jung aka "The Korean Zombie" has posted a message to his Facebook page decrying the "rising sun" gi that Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre wore to walk to the cage at UFC 158.
Kid Nate and Dallas Winston of BloodyElbow.com discuss the UFC 158 aftermath, including GSP vs. Diaz, Condit vs. Hendricks, Jake Ellenberger and Jordan Mein, and preview the upcoming Bellator 93 and World Series of Fighting 2 events.
Kid Nate and Eugene S. Robinson author of Fight! look back at UFC 158's Georges St. Pierre vs. Nick Diaz title fight and ask why and look ahead to Gilbert Melendez vs Benson Henderson and ask if Cesar Gracie will ever coach a UFC champion.
Following another successful title defense from GSP in Montreal, the Quebec Boxing Commission released the medical suspensions from UFC 158. Marquardt got the longest suspension at 2 months for his TKO loss to Ellenberger.
Post-fight interviews with the coaches of UFC Welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz reveal the difference between a professional MMA camp and a fighting team. GSP's coach Firas Zahabi leads a team where Diaz' Cesar Gracie runs a camp.
Nick Diaz claims he has never paid taxes following his loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158. Given that he has made roughly $800,000 just in disclosed pay since 2011 (not counting the GSP fight), Diaz could very well be in serious trouble.