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Nick Diaz flashes the hands that he would (Credit: Strikeforce / Esther Lin)

Nick Diaz flashes the hands that he would use in the post-fight melee between Jake Shields and Jason "Mayhem" Miller at Strikeforce: Nashville. (April 17, 2010)

Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz is a welterweight MMA fighter in the UFC.

Nick Diaz, facing camera, and BJ Penn grapple
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Nick Diaz, facing camera, and BJ Penn grapple during their welterweight bout at UFC 137 in Las Vegas. Diaz won by unanimous decision. (Oct. 29, 2011)

BJ Penn, left, punches Nick Diaz during their
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BJ Penn, left, punches Nick Diaz during their welterweight bout at UFC 137 in Las Vegas. Diaz won by unanimous decision. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Nick Diaz, right, punches BJ Penn during their
(Credit: AP)

Nick Diaz, right, punches BJ Penn during their welterweight bout at UFC 137 in Las Vegas. Diaz won by unanimous decision. (Oct. 29, 2011)

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Nick Diaz, right, throws a punch at BJ
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Nick Diaz, right, throws a punch at BJ Penn during their welterweight bout at UFC 137 in Las Vegas. Diaz won by unanimous decision. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Nick Diaz punches BJ Penn during their welterweight
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Nick Diaz punches BJ Penn during their welterweight bout at UFC 137 in Las Vegas. Diaz won by unanimous decision. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Nick Diaz, right, punches BJ Penn during a
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Nick Diaz, right, punches BJ Penn during a mixed martial arts welterweight bout in Las Vegas. (Oct. 29, 2011)

Nick Diaz, right, throws a punch at BJ
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Nick Diaz, right, throws a punch at BJ Penn during a mixed martial arts welterweight bout, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011, in Las Vegas. Diaz won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Nick Diaz flashes the hands that he would
(Credit: Strikeforce / Esther Lin)

Nick Diaz flashes the hands that he would use in the post-fight melee between Jake Shields and Jason "Mayhem" Miller at Strikeforce: Nashville. (April 17, 2010)

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Nick Diaz, right, punches Evangelista
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Nick Diaz, right, punches Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos, from Brazil, in the second round of a Strikeforce Welterweight Championship mixed martial arts fight in San Jose, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2011)

Nick Diaz celebrates after submitting Evangelista
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Nick Diaz celebrates after submitting Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos in the second round to retain his Strikeforce welterweight title. (Jan. 29, 2011)

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