I interviewed Gilbert Melendez in anticipation of his Strikeforce lightweight title fight vs. Tatsuji Kato this Saturday at the Playboy Mansion for CBSSports.com. That interview should be available soon.
I was able to ask Gilbert about Nick Diaz, who was hospitalized last week in Las Vegas due to staph infection. Diaz began feeling symptoms right before his fight on Sept. 15 for EliteXC against Mike Aina and really began feeling the effects just before his brother’s, Nate Diaz, fight at UFN 11 on Sept. 19.
According to Gilbert, Nick is out of the hospital and is recovering back home in Stockton, Calif. He was released from the hospital earlier this week.
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