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Nate Diaz–An Unfinished Business at Lightweight, A Future at Welterweight

Written on September 01, 2010 by Clive Wilson

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Ultimate Fighting Championship Nate Diaz has it hanging in the lightweight division--he still wants to avenge his losses in the weight division.

After a two-time winning streak over at 170 pounds, Diaz’ trainer and manager Cesar Gracie thinks he should remain where he is. “I think his future is at 170, whether it be now or a couple of years from now,” Gracie muses.

The “Ultimate Fighter 5″ champ was on a roll four times in the before he hit a dead end. He incurred three decision losses to some of the dominant fighters of the welterweight division, namely, Joe Stevenson, Clay Guida and Gray Maynard. The latest had been rumored to be a top contender’s bout, but the shot was given to Frankie Edgar, who then took the belt from B.J. Penn at the UFC 112.

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