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10 Reasons To Watch Anderson Silva vs Nick Diaz At UFC 183

10. It's At Least Close To A Super Fight

We've heard the term, and the fighters involved, for years now: Super Fight. Super Fight. The Greatest vs. the Greatest. Silva vs. GSP. Silva vs. Jones. Jones vs. Cain. Lets be clear: Nick Diaz is not one of the greatest fighters of all time. He's good. He's an ex-Strikeforce champion. This, however, is no more a super fight than Georges St. Pierre vs. Jake Shields was. Shields was a Strikeforce champ as well - the last Strikeforce welterweight champion. He got a ton of promotion, and a bout against GSP at Toronto's Skydome (now called the Rogers Centre) in front of about 50,000 fans. And it was not a super fight, just an easy win for GSP. This isn't a super fight either, but it will be more competitive, and Diaz has a more crowd-pleasing style. What it really comes down to is, this is a comeback fight for both fighters. Both need a win, though if the bout is entertaining enough, both will be forgiven for a third straight loss.
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Covering the sport of MMA from Ontario, Canada, Jay Anderson has been writing for various publications covering sports, technology, and pop culture since 2001. Jay holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Guelph, and a Certificate in Leadership Skills from Humber College under the Ontario Management Development Program. When not slaving at the keyboard, he can be found in the company of his dog, a good book, or getting lost in the woods.