Cesar Gracie talks St. Pierre vs Diaz, says Gilbert Melendez is working on similar deal with the UFCPosted on June 15, 2011, 06:01 PM by Joey Santosus
Top MMA coach Cesar Gracie, of Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in Pleasant Hill, California, discusses his star pupils Nick Diaz and Gilbert Melendez, as well as former UFC Middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen. Gracie explains how the Diaz vs. Georges St. Pierre fight came together and says that Melendez is currently working on a similar deal for himself.
After successfully defending the Strikeforce Welterweight title on three occasions, Nick Diaz recently vacated the throne in favor of signing on to challenge UFC 170-pound Champion Georges St. Pierre. While not yet official, GSP vs. Diaz is expected to headline UFC 137 from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.