Stockton’s favorite son’s name was back in the headlines this week after teammate/friend Gilbert Melendez expressed belief Diaz would return to the ring from semi-retirement if enticed with the right match-up. With middleweight as a possibility, Diaz already has a suitor in Michael Bisping who quickly went on record as stating he’d love to fight the former Strikeforce champ. UFC President Dana White has also signed off on the notion, making fans wonder if there could be more to the story than just rumors. Personally, I love the pairing from a stylistic standpoint. “The Count” loves to strike, so Diaz might finally get the type of stand-up scrap he loves, plus Bisping’s ability to sell a showdown with trash-talk could deliver some epic moments during the build up to their bout.
Wednesday has rolled around again and, as expected, the 10-Point Must is back! Every week I’ll give my thoughts on ten topics from the past seven days with hopes the readership will contribute their takes as well in the Comments section. This time around, subjects range from the possibility of a bout between Nick Diaz-Michael Bisping to Georges St-Pierre contemplating retirement after his next fight to a quick glimpse at Saturday night’s lineup for UFC 166. (Photos by USA Today Sports Images)
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