HomeFight Shows · Fighter Talk UFC 158 Pre-Fight Press Conference Video Complete With Nick Diaz Bruno March 14, 2013 Fight Shows, Fighter Talk 77 Comments The Press Conference gets off to a rocky start when Dana White lays into Ariel Helwani for antagonizing Nick Diaz. Its also good to see Diaz stick up for himself and the way he grew up. Show starts at 7 minute mark. Tweet Pin It Johny Hendricks Says I’m Not A Trash Talking Douchebag Freddie Roach Says Nick Diaz more Street Fighter Than Boxer, Now Working With Shogun Rua 77 Comments « Older Comments FailSonnen March 14, 2013 lol I totally forgot Ellenburger and Nate were even there and fighting. Also lol at Ariel “TMZ of MMA” buwhahaha Log in to Reply jasonfn22 March 14, 2013 Wolf ticket (or woof ticket) is an African-American slang term meaning a verbal threat, criticism, or insult used to intimidate an opponent. The term originates from woofing, meaning aimless talk, an onomatopoeic reference to the sound of dogs barking. The term is usually used as a part of the phrase “to sell wolf tickets”, meaning to bluff or threaten someone in a boastful way, or “to buy wolf tickets”, meaning to call the bluff or accept the implied challenge. copied and pasted from wikipedia Log in to Reply MuayThai CareBear March 14, 2013 Nick did a pretty good job in this conference and was unusually articulate. He also apologized for missing the open workout and previous pressers. Hope he mixes it a bit and doesn’t just box. Can’t wait for Saturday night, great card. Log in to Reply Galic 5-0 March 14, 2013 WoW that was aaaaawwwkkkwwwwwwaaarrrdddddd.But wolf fights are the shhizzel Log in to Reply jasonfn22 March 14, 2013 Damn Johnny has some good size ears there ,oh f_uck he heard me son of a bitc_h. Well he don’t know I live in Atlanta,Ga so screw it, god d_ammit he just heard that to I got be quiet because you can’t get a whisper by those ears,fuc_k he heard that to. Log in to Reply danada March 15, 2013 I love GSP but this is the first time that I’m rooting against him. Nick Diaz is my favourite fighter of all time next to Sakuraba. Even when Diaz was champ of strikeforce he went out every night to finish. Not to escape the fight taking little damage and in exchange dealing almost none. The last few GSP fights this has been the situation. Diaz goes in there to win convincingly all the time. How can you not respect that? Judge the performances. Judge the dedication to martial arts and sports in general. Judge the fights. Judge the talent. Forget about everything else. Log in to Reply PeterParker March 15, 2013 if you want to know what a woof ticket is listen to E40 Game Related song “woof tickets” classic Log in to Reply Tankp4p1 March 15, 2013 Diaz is gonna Beat the **** outta that Van Damme lookin mutha****a Log in to Reply ml March 15, 2013 Selling wolf tickets basically means talking shit, verbal intimidation Log in to Reply mrl3 March 15, 2013 I love Diaz because listening to him talk makes me feel better about my myself. When things go wrong for me at least I can say….at least my life doesn’t suck as bad as nick’s…… Log in to Reply T'Challa March 15, 2013 One the one hand, Diaz’s antics are somewhat entertaining, but the act is wearing thin. Grown ass man always complaining about not getting recognition, yet he constantly acts like a 2 yr old. GSP looked pissed, but more embarrased at getting drawn into a live trash talk contest (again). I don’t think he’ll lose composure come fight time.. The Nick Diaz circus act will come to a violent end on Saturday night. Log in to Reply d.b.s.homie515 March 15, 2013 I think nick actually wants gsp to know that he asked for all of this, its too late now, be careful what u wish for!!! Log in to Reply facefrack March 15, 2013 First of all, thanks for looking up wolf tickets Jasonfn22. That brought a lot more sense to what Nick was talking about. Just because someone works hard to persevere over a dark history of being picked on n becomes an outwardly warm n congenial person as GSP has doesn’t mean that the nerves that built around the initial assault can’t be accessed again. Nick has definitely found a psychological chink in GSP’s armor n GSP is definitely a bit shaken. When he asked Nick, “Do you think I’m scared of you?” he definitely was. I’m not saying he can’t overcome the adversity, but Nick is under his skin. GSP IS angry – because his vulnerable childhood self has been exposed and he is insecure. Nick, on the other hand, seems to have severely disrupted n disorganized thoughts, often almost totally incoherent n likely a reflection of PTSD. He appears to have a paranoid n delusional sense of being backed into a corner, as though he were continually in danger. I get the impression that in a twisted way, being in a fight gives him a sense of being able to maintain control of himself. In facing the danger head on, he doesn’t have to wonder where the danger is coming from n can kind of relax. Kind of. At least it lets his mind become intensely focused on the moment. Another way that this interpretation fits is that Nick needs his opponent to be a genuine enemy. He doesn’t really become absorbed by something that is purely in competition where there is no animosity, because that doesn’t let him access the fight response (think fight, flight or freeze). Nick is fighting in a streetfight that might kill him n has some intensely hyper-alert instincts. He needs it to really be a situation where his life is on the line. I’m sure that he actually has had a friend(s) shot by a .45 n looked down one that was being pointed at him. After watching this press-conference, I mostly feel compassion for both of them. These are two of my favorite fighters n can’t wait to see what happens on Saturday, but they are both human and have both suffered a lot in their own ways. I think GSP ultimately understands that n maybe – I hope – Nick does too when he’s not engulfed in media frenzy. Log in to Reply Joe March 15, 2013 It was messed up how Dana White acted toward Ariel Helwani considering all that he has done for the sport, but it was nice that in a way he was sticking up for Nick Diaz for once. I think this was one of Nick Diaz’s shining moments, considering how honest he was but sadly we may never get to see him again (due to the no shows and drug testing), especially if GSP sticks to his game plan of lay and pray. Oh, and I thought it was kind of disrespectful for Hendricks to seemingly look over Condit for his shot at the title. Hopefully Condit brings it and makes him pay for that. He certainly looked determined after having to sit through the Diaz/GSP show anyway. Log in to Reply OscarMayhem March 15, 2013 There is no other fight that matters in the eyes of the media?! Only one question for Johny (with one n) Hendricks. Was Carlos comforting GSP? I feel bad for Jake Ellenberger and Nate Marquardt. Those guys actually fight. Log in to Reply elvislad March 15, 2013 Poor Carlos,no questions for him! Of the 2 headline fights the Carlos Hendrix fight everyone will proberly agree?is going to be the best actual fight,Possible knockout,crazy kicks. Log in to Reply str8jkt March 15, 2013 @Facefrack- good outlook on Nick’s odd behavior. I still have no compassion for him. I grew up in fairly bad environment with friends dieing in bad ways. Tough sh!t. Georges got it right but forgot to add pitiful, “uneducated fool”. Log in to Reply overhandriteonurchin March 15, 2013 bringing back 10 min rounds would be great. Certainly expose the bigger guys at the weights cardios. Great rap Nick Log in to Reply perulives March 15, 2013 This is probably one of the best Nick Diaz interviews I’ve ever seen. Most of his points hit home, and he actually seemed to be composing his sentences well while delivering his points quickly. I really do think he’s getting into GSP’s head. Not sure how much it will help him against the lay and pray, but we shall see Saturday Log in to Reply godson671 March 15, 2013 I think Nick is in GSP’s head, never seen GSP so clustered before! War Diaz! Log in to Reply bigtigger March 15, 2013 I’m fighting all the hitters. Log in to Reply rockhead March 15, 2013 I’ll bet after this fight Nick and George will become friends. It’s the male way. Log in to Reply Nosgoth1979 March 15, 2013 That was easily the most entertaining pre-fight press conferences I’ve seen in years. I was already going to get the PPV, but Diaz just sold me a ‘wolf ticket’ anyway LOL, and now I can’t wait! Now more than ever since I’ll have a DISH Hopper, and UFC 158 will be the first card I’ll get to watch in peace in a long time. As a DISH employee, I was elated when we released the Hopper. Partially because it can record up to six shows at once during primetime which is unbelievably convenient for instances like this. So tomorrow night my wife can record her shows, the kids can catch theirs, and I’ll be able to focus on the fights at the same time. Log in to Reply B-Real March 15, 2013 For a person that can barely speak english Nick Diaz sure is long winded. You would think he would keep his comments short. Log in to Reply ThatDude March 15, 2013 This was the Nick Diaz Show, He Got The most questions Hands Down ! Log in to Reply stylez March 15, 2013 Damn. I cringed everytime they asked Nick a question as the conference goes deeper. I actually felt bad for the guy. Can’t wait for the fight tomorrow. Peace Log in to Reply TsaGoii March 16, 2013 The problem with Nick I think, it’s that he thinks the whole world is conspiring against him to fail. I love the guy, both of them, but man!! Nick, stop crying about the world already. Now for the fight, as a GSP major fan for years, I am slightly going for Nick on this one. Cardio wise, I like to believe that Nick got a little more gas tank than George. Just a little. Log in to Reply « Older Comments Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.