Is chivalry dead? In Shamrock-Diaz, yes

Updated: March 17, 2009, 12:29 PM ET
By Mike Chiappetta | Special to ESPN.com

These days, most MMA event promotions are as chivalrous as Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal meeting at the net. There is, of course, nothing wrong with good old-fashioned sportsmanship, but every once in a while, it's nice to get a blast of MMA's raw roots.

And if you like "raw," look no further than Strikeforce's April 11 main event, featuring Frank Shamrock versus Nick Diaz.

Love him or hate him, Shamrock draws a reaction. Love him or hate him, Diaz does the same. Together, ...

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