EliteXC wins: Nick Diaz heads to Honolulu, not Tokyo
Representatives for Fight Entertainment Group, which expected to promote Diaz's welterweight bout this weekend versus
On Sunday, Gracie aimed to make it clear that his side was not to blame for the confusion that had two of MMA's top promoters battling.
"We put these two organizations in contact with each other," he said. "They were supposed to figure it out but there was some miscommunication somewhere."
With Shaw, apparently, unaware as little as two days ago of an upcoming bout for the 24-year-old Diaz that conflicted with next month's EliteXC, members of both promotional camps spoke Monday to find a suitable conclusion.
Having accepted a bout for Diaz, that was subsequently cancelled on Dream's April 29 offering, EliteXC's concern stemmed from the proximity of the May 11 fights, set for live broadcast on HDNet, with the company's June 14 offering headlined by a lightweight title bout between
Tentatively slated to fight on the same card, welterweight