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Nate Diaz Puts Beef with Donald Cerrone to Bed

Written by Tom Ngo
January 2nd, 2012
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As a vegetarian, Nate Diaz (Pictured) has no need for meat in his diet. After beating bitter rival Donald Cerrone at UFC 141, Diaz claims his beef with the “Cowboy” is officially a thing of the past.

“It’s over now,” Diaz stated during the UFC 141 post-fight press conference. “We fought and we did what we had to do. There was a lot of hype behind the fight, mostly from the media trying to pump it as much as they can, and it was working.

“No hard feelings. He’s real tough and I knew he was going to be. So we shook hands, and it’s cool with me. He’s a great fighter and it was a tough fight.”

Prior to posting a unanimous decision victory on Friday, Diaz flipped off Cerrone’s cowboy hat and shoved him at the pre-event presser. He then followed it up by flipping the double-bird at Cerrone before the start of the 3rdRound.

However, when it was all said and done, the lightweights put their feud to bed. Diaz even offered his former foe a parting gift to help mend fences.

“He said, ‘Sorry for knocking your hat off, here’s mine,’” Cerrone said of Diaz handing him his beanie immediately after their scrap.

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