GracieFighter.com is reporting that Nick Diaz has requested a fight with Frank Shamrock. Earlier this year Gary Shaw had announced that his promotion had signed Nick Diaz and his debut was expected to come sometime in May. Obviously things changed as Diaz took a fight with PRIDE against Takanori Gomi. Now it finally seems like Diaz’s EliteXC debut will be coming in the near future.
“I watched his last fight and no disrespect intended but I think I would whoop his ass.”, stated Diaz. A formal offer of intent has been delivered to the promoters to set this fight up and now we await their response.
Diaz is currently serving his 6 month suspension he received after he tested positive for marijuana. With the suspension came a $3,000 fine and his gogoplata victory over Takanori Gomi was changed to a no contest. Diaz still has about 3 months remaining on his suspension.
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