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 Last update:  5/6/2011       Read more by Team Diaz         
   
Nick Diaz vs Jeff Lacy: Contract Signed For Fall Showdown
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The hottest fighter in the mixed martial arts landscape right now is Stocktons own, Nick Diaz. He is currently riding an 11-fight win streak and has been mentioned as a potential super-fight candidate to face-off against UFC welterweight champion George St. Pierre at the end of 2011.

Due to the structuring of Diaz's contract with MMA outfit, Strikeforce, he is in a unique position where he can contractually pursue a professional boxing career in addition to his mixed-martial arts title reign.

While rumors of opponents such as former champions Fernando Vargas and Roy Jones Jr. have been floated around, neither mans team have yet solidified a contract with the young champion.

A few moments ago, former IBF super-middleweight champion & devastating knockout artist, Jeff "Left Hook" Lacy, officially signed on the dotted line to square off against Diaz in the Fall of 2011.

Lacy possesses the type of dangerous punching power in both hands that can end the double digit win streak of the rugged Northern California champion.

Don Chargin states, "This is a very dangerous fight for both men. Not only is this fight dangerous but stylistically it is very intriguing. I expected more resistance from fight fans and media in regards to this match-up but its amazing as to the hundreds of calls and e-mails I've received from fans on both sides wanting to see this match-up take place. I've received more than a few inquiries from some other very high-profile boxers that want to step up and fight Nick. Its been a real whirlwind."

Chargin continues, "I've been around boxing for quite some time and I've seen a lot of great, tough fighters in my six decades within the sport. I believe that if Nick had been one of those kids who had picked up boxing from a youth, he'd undoubtedly be a world-champion today. Sometime within the next 2 weeks I'll be personally making the trek to Cesar Gracies gym to setup a private, closed door sparring session between Nick and a few nameless top-level contenders I have in mind."

Can Jeff Lacy refocus his career to regain the once promising glory that lingered at his fingertips just a few short years back?

Can Nick Diaz's granite chin withstand the devastating punching power of arguably the hardest punching 168-pound fighter on the planet?

These questions will definitely be answered before the end of 2011 as the fight titled, "Breaking History" is fairly self-explanatory.




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comment by Kakutogi-Gumi, on 05-07-2011
The logical way of seeing this is that unless Lacey takes him out early, he's going to lose later bleeding like a stuck pig. Diaz's stamina is impeccable and even though Diaz pillow punches, those suckers have a mean way to cut a fellow. He may be a new guy to the sport, but he ain't stupid to it.

comment by Clegg, on 05-06-2011
I think Lacy will probably win if the Diaz sparring video is anything to go by. Maybe there is a reason for why he looked so awful. But even if there is, I expect a shot former-champion and former-Olympian to be able to defeat someone who hasn't even mastered the fundamentals of the sport.

comment by BetterCallSaul, on 05-06-2011
Toney moves to the UFC to fight an old but still game Couture, who is still relevant among top UFC contenders. Diaz moves to boxing and fights a shot Lacy, who has lost 3 out of his last 4 fights. There is nothing wrong with this, but MMA fans better not paint a Diaz victory, as a victory f...

comment by -Antonio-, on 05-06-2011
Lacy is shot to pieces and will most likely lose.

comment by English puncher, on 05-06-2011
Diaz was so luck against daley .. when he fell on his face i was sure it was curtains .. testament to the mans heart!! Lacy by a stoppage! however I believe Diaz will be a better boxer than toney was a mixed martial artist ha!!

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