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Cowboy vs. Diaz is Official UFC 141 Co-Main Event

Posted on by MMAWeekly.com Staff

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Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone and Nate Diaz have not only agreed to meet at UFC 141, but they will garner co-main event status.

UFC officials confirmed the bout on Monday and stated that it will be the co-main event on the card headlined by former champion Brock Lesnar taking on Alistair Overeem.

Cerrone steps right back into action after dominating Dennis Siver over the weekend at UFC 137, while Diaz returns after a submission win over former Pride champion Takanori Gomi.

The bout between Cerrone and Diaz will take co-headline status on the year end card, which takes place Dec 30 in Las Vegas.

  • MikeMc1983

    Ouch, Fitch getting less and less respect.

    Unless I’m wrong and he’s no longer on this card.
    I guess you don’t get any respect with that fighting style unless your the champion of that division.

    Nate has been the more skilled Diaz for awhile so props to him. Nate and cowboy could be a wild one. Someone’s going to have to wrestle the fight of the night award from those two.

  • http://www.bloodyfists.net/forums/index.php SHORT_BUS

    That’s a hell of a fight!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=501891998 josehernandez

    This is an awesome co-main event!!! I’d buy that ppv. I’m not interested in watching John Fitch.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1346767080 geneu-know

    Just the thought of both the Diaz’s getting pounded out of the UFC makes me all fuzzy inside!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000618452627 venanciotan

    cerrone by KO on the very 1st round…

    • RonnieV

      That’s funny! When was the last time a Diaz brother was knocked out or submitted in the UFC…… NEVER! This will be a great fight.

  • Bob

    Two of my favorite fighters! Should be a great fight.

  • please no takedowns

    lets do this.. cerronie vs nate, shields vs condit, gsp vs nick, and melendez vs guillard. that way ceasar gracie knows greg jackson is his daddy when his team sweeps the gracie team.