Woah boy is this ever gonna piss off Nick Diaz’s boyfriend / lawyer.
On Thursday, the Associated Press published an interview with St-Pierre, who admitted he believes he did come in slightly over the 170-pound weight limit but was told the exact same thing as Diaz about the weigh-in rules.
“They came to us just before weighing and even I was surprised. They told us they were going (to) round (the decimals down),” St-Pierre said in the interview.
St-Pierre couldn’t remember the exact number but believed he weighed in at 170.4 that Friday afternoon in Montreal. The additional weight was not counted, and he was announced as weighing 170 pounds.
Just to refresh everyone’s memory, here’s what Nick’s lawyer Jonathan Tweedale wrote in his official complaint regarding weight-gate:
“In the circumstances,” wrote Tweedale, “Mr. St-Pierre remains legally and ethically obligated to fight Mr. Diaz at 170 pounds or else vacate the belt in favor of those prepared to fight at welterweight.”
Now that Georges has admitted himself that he was above the 170 pound limit, he will have no choice but to fight Diaz again or forfeit his belt. CHECKMATE, BITCHES!
Okay, maybe not. But for those of you who really are mad about the extra weight, it’s worth mentioning that Georges weighed in wearing shorts, so that .4 could have easily been taken care of if he stripped down to his birthday suit. So really, it wasn’t Nick Diaz that was robbed but all the female fans at the weigh-in. Thanks a lot, commission.