Nick Diaz Doesn’t Show for World Jiu-Jitsu Expo Superfight with Braulio Estima

UFC welterweight, Nick Diaz was up to his old tricks once again over the weekend as he no-showed the World Jiu-Jitsu Expo superfight with Braulio Estima on Saturday in Long Beach, California. Diaz reportedly was going to donate his purse to charity, which was sold online as a $9.95 pay-per-view.

The event included five other jiu-jitsu bouts, but world champion Estima was left standing on the mat as he awaited Diaz, who never showed for the featured attraction. Event organizer Renzo Gracie later announced the superfight had been scratched because Diaz didn’t arrive.

“For Nick, I gave up a lot of things to make this happen,” Estima said afterward. “I came here to fight. You said that you were going to gave this all to charity, make all these speeches and stuff. I’m here now. You let everyone down. You let me down.

“I think this is very disrespectful. I didn’t expect this from you.”

Diaz offered the following explanation via his Twitter account:

“Promoter fails to donate the money to charity as agreed. (shady) Promoter changes rules for weigh ins to accommodate fellow Brazilian. Match ain’t happening.”

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