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JNPO Classic: The strange story of Nick Diaz's removal from UFC 137


Twice a week, we go back in history to go through the WGAM MMA Show archives, a radio show I did for ESPN NH back in 2011-12.

On the September 8, 2011, guest-free edition of the show, there was no shortage of news, led off by the truly bizarre set of circumstances surrounding Nick Diaz and his no-show of a press conference that cost him a shot at then-welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre.

We talked about it all: the presser here above, the missed flights, the new fight between GSP and Condit, Diaz's escape out the back door and more. (Here's the column I referenced on the show.)

We discussed the other big news that Brock Lesnar wasn't going to retire and was set to face Alistair Overeem, the news that the first UFC on Fox show date was locked, and plenty more.

Enjoy this wild listen back at history now.

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