UFC 137 Results: 5 Reasons Nick Diaz Will Wear UFC Gold

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UFC 137 Results: 5 Reasons Nick Diaz Will Wear UFC Gold
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Nick Diaz proved many people wrong at UFC 137, bloodying up and soundly defeating BJ Penn in the clear Fight of the Night winner.

Despite Diaz's win streak, Penn was still a significant step up in competition for the Cesar Gracie pupil. Diaz, however, rose to the challenge in what become an absolute brawl for three rounds. In the process, Diaz showcased his tendency to put on exciting fights as well as his excellent boxing ability.

While Georges St-Pierre will easily be the toughest challenge of his career, let's take a look at why Nick Diaz could possibly be the next UFC Welterweight Champion.

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