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Friday, 10/05/2012, 12:42 pm

Nate Diaz plans on doing everything Benson Henderson does, just better! | UFC NEWS

“I got a really good boxing coach in Richard Perez. He’s trained a lot of really good guys: Dominguez and Rodney Jones and my brother, Nick. He’s also been working with a couple other people lately. He’s the best boxing coach there is, in boxing. But, he’s in the MMA mix right now. Besides that, I’m at Cesar Gracie with Gilbert Melendez and Jake Shields and Nick. We’ve got good kickboxing dudes coming in from all over, so we’re trying to train hard.”

Benson Henderson will be without a doubt the toughest opponent to date for Nate Diaz. Nate’s Jiu Jitsu skills are insane and most his opponents are not on the same level as his, but that might not be so with Benson Henderson:

“I’ve seen him in jiu jitsu tournaments, also. So, I’ve kinda got an idea of what he’s got to deal with. But, I train with the best guys in the world. He’s really good. I’ve seen him in gi competitions. He gets out of stuff. He dominates people, real athletic guys. He’s definitely the champion for a reason.”


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28 Responses to “Nate Diaz plans on doing everything Benson Henderson does, just better! | UFC NEWS”

  1. Truth says:

    Maybe you and your brother shouldve went to wrestling camp instead.Much respect but everyone knows if they take you down thats the fight.All this dont try that p***sy wreslting on me isnt going to work every fight because not everyones gonna go for that BS and fall into your game homie….Just sayin.Diaz bros are true fighters but truth is truth and if they dont get the wreslting game down and stop crying about dry humpers they are going to get exposed by someone how is top level at it.Dirty Sanchez is a wrestler and not even top level and tooled Nick.

  2. Hauden gsta says:

    Its a good fight im going for diaz but most likely will be henderson by decision

  3. 123 says:

    very good fight this cant wait, both well rounded mma fighters.. fuck knows whats gonna happen.

  4. soccerchago209 says:

    I dont see it going to a decision it’s either Nate boxes him and knocks him our our he finishes him. 5 rounds I don’t see. Nate will finish the fight. #WARDIAZ

  5. learntoread says:

    It’ll be a war.

  6. DMAC says:

    2 of my favorite fighters! I hope Diaz will get the win but won’t be mad if bendo is successful in defending the strap. Still plenty of time so I hope they stay healthy.

  7. CJCruz says:

    Holy shit what dumbass wrote this article? Do you know who Nate Diaz is? Cause he never fought in WEC or Strikeforce that was Nick you dumbfuck. Damn if this is what passes for journalism no fucking wonder fighters stop talking to y’all.

    • Dumb Dumb. ^^^^ says:

      Actually dude check ur stats Nate fought 4 times in the WEC and 1 time in strikeforce sooo who’s the dumb ass. I love it when u guys try to hate on these guys writing the stories, I enjoy this site and ur jealousy is overflowing and showing ur stupidity haha

  8. MrOuijji says:

    Actually his 3rd fight was in strikeforce and his 4th in WEC so before you start bumping
    gums about fact checking you might wanna know what you’re talking about

  9. MrOuijji says:

    1st fight also in WEC

  10. stephen riddle says:

    I think Diaz will take the w by whatever, probly by punches followed by a sick submission! Training and getting high never stops in stockton, go diaz!

  11. Rob says:

    Nate did fight in wec

  12. Josiah says:

    ben will be wise enough not to trade punches with nate, so i think what will happen is ben will keep on running trying to keep his distance, and pick nate apart on the outside with leg and body kicks. nate will be so pissed and will grab bens hair and stuff it on his mouth. nate wins via “hair stuffed on the mouth choke.”

  13. nate couldnt cut it at 170 so he went down. rory threw his ass around the cage n ppl say whoever goes to the ground with nate will lose but did rory lose? shyt no he didnt. AAAND STILL LIGHT WEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD. nate will throw his stikk arms to the side n try to look scary n say come on man lets go then n rabbit punch his face like thats supposed to be intimidating it just looks real stupid. he aint never gonna be champ .even if ben trades punches its not like nates got hands of steel knokk u into next week power. just watch n see ben keep his belt . if nate really had a chance at 170 why didnt he stay there answer me that ??? please all u experts on here

  14. Bob'O says:

    Chase Raymond? Jeezus fucking christ bro, You write an article and you don’t even know which Diaz brother you’re talking about?

    Nate never fought in the WEC or Strikeforce, that was Nick you ignoramus!

    What do they do, drive down to the mall and pick out some dude hanging out front to write an article? LMAO! Unbelievable. ~Bob’O

    • Bob'O says:

      Wait a minute, Nate did fight in Strkeforce back in 2006 I think. Well, even God was wrong once with in grown hairs. LMAO! ~Bob’O

      • Bob'O says:

        Turns out Nate did fight in the WEC, but I never knew that cause I never followed the WEC much other than a few Faber fights. I don’t watch arena football or the USFL either though, but thats just me.

        Man up when your wrong, even if it doesn’t happen very often, LMAO! Oh, and my apologies to Chase. It takes balls to write an article with assholes like us here. ~Bob’O

        • Bob'O says:

          Damn, i need to check my facts more often, LMAO! I feel so stupid. Probably from all that gay sex I’ve been having. There, i said it, LMAO! I also like comparing myself to God, let that be noted.

          WEC and Strikeforce are a joke anyways. ~Bob’O

  15. B-rad says:

    It will be a great fight, this card is sick! Bendo by Unanimous Decision

  16. Bob'O says:

    Diaz by submission. ~Bob’O

  17. chris says:

    Bendo gets to pick his poison in this fight. Diaz by TKO or submission ..benson is known for escaping deep guillotines but that also means he is constantly putting himself in that position, if he does Diaz will put him to sleep.

  18. CombatRusse says:

    This is out of subject : but I hope that Nick Diaz’s first fight after suspension will be against Roidy McDonalds. (If BJ doesn’t send that fucker into retirement). He’ll revenge his brother’s loss

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