Apart from the tax controversy that he is in, Nick Diaz left a message for UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre.
After failing his main event fight of UFC 158 at the Bell Center in Montreal, Canada, Nick Diaz expressed his desire of a rematch with Georges St. Pierre.
"To be honest, I'd like a rematch," he said during his interview with Fox Sports. "Georges St. Pierre, if you would give me a rematch, I'd really appreciate it, because I think I can beat you."
He also discussed about retiring from the UFC but before he does, he said that he wants another fight with St. Pierre.
"Like I said, I'm trying to retire and get out of this gig, but I would like a rematch [with St. Pierre]. I think I can beat you, I really do. I think I can stop the takedowns in the first two rounds, and you'd have to fight me the whole fight, and I think I'd beat you. I'm not hurt," Diaz said.
Meanwhile, aside from his probable next fight, it was also found out that Nick Diaz hasn't been paying his taxes. The news came out from Nick himself.
"You know what? I've never paid taxes in my life. I'm probably going to go to jail," said the 29-year-old. "Nobody wants to hear about that, nobody wants to hear that kind of talk or what's really going on with me. I might as well as be a kid. I've had fight after fight after fight after fight. You don't know what that does to somebody that didn't graduate high school? You don't understand."
But although he failed to win his last fight, UFC President Dana White said that it's not a sad case for Nick if people saw his paycheck.
"Nick Diaz has been in the game a long time. If you saw his pay check tonight, you wouldn't feel too sad for him," White explained. "At the end of the day, Nick has been in the sport forever. He wanted a shot at the title, he got a shot at the title and he got paid a lot of money for it. What's sad is he better go pay those taxes, a soon as he gets that check."
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