With some of their behavior in and out of the cage, they’ve both painted themselves into a corner . But in the end, it’s their chops that probably landed both Nick Diaz and Paul Daley in a position where the UFC told them to go bye-bye. In a strange twist, both will be collecting a check tomorrow night from Zuffa, their old boss, as they square in the main event of Strikeforce in San Diego (Showtime 10 p.m. ET/PT).
Yahoo!’s lead MMA writer Kevin Iole joined us to talk about the sins of the past and what mistakes may turn out to be most easily forgiven.
Who has a better shot at securing a long future with the UFC – Daley or Diaz? Or maybe the answer is neither and they might be just fine with that.