Found December 06, 2012 on
This has been a fight that the fans have wanted since Diaz was in Strikeforce. Diaz clearly gets under the skin of the champion and GSP has had enough. Instead of taking on #1 contender Johnny Hendricks or fighting in the “superfight” with Anderson, GSP asked Dana White to make the fight with Diaz. Whether or not you think Diaz ‘deserves’ the fight, this is the fight fans want and I can’t wait.
This Is The Fight We Want At 170
Helwani Interviews Nate Diaz
BEST OF MAXIM
Full results from Seattle, Washington for UFC on FOX 5. Diaz was slightly over but will have no problem losing the .6 pounds. Main Card: Lightweight champion Ben Henderson (154.6) vs. Challenger Nate Diaz (155.6) *Diaz has to lose .6 pounds to be qualified to fight for the title.* Alexander Gustafsson (205.4) vs. Mauricio Rua [...]
The UFC on FOX 5 pre- fight press conference took place earlier today inside of the Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. As far as pre-fight press conferences go, I'd have to say this was one of the most entertaining, meaningful, and star studded UFC pressers I've witnessed in my handful of years covering the sport.
I've attached the full presser below along with a bonus...
I’ve been waiting for this UFC on For 5 card for far to long…Lets get it on.
Georges Requests Nick Diaz
Nate Diaz Does A Little Shopping
The lightweight title is on the line at UFC on FOX 5 when champion Ben Henderson takes on challenger Nate Diaz.
The stacked main card also features the return of MMA legend BJ Penn who takes on welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald. In addition, the next number one light heavyweight contender will be determined when Alexander Gustafsson meets Mauricio “Shogun” Rua.
The Key Arena...
If you didn’t know before, you certainly know now. The mantra with the talented Cesar Gracie Jiu Jitsu squad has been and forever will be, “Bros before belts.”
With Strikeforce reportedly set to close its doors following their January 12th show, reigning Strikeforce lightweight king Gilbert Melendez (Pictured) finds himself in a sticky predicament. His homie Nate Diaz challenges...
The official weigh-ins for “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” take place today inside Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Nate Diaz (Pictured) challenges lightweight champ Benson Henderson for his crown in Friday’s featured attraction. A light heavyweight top contender bout between Mauricio...
During Thursday’s pre-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White (Pictured) jokingly hoped none of the athletes in attendance fell on stage and hurt themselves before Saturday’s scraps. Given the rash of injuries that have ravaged several Octagon shows in 2012, the tongue-in-cheek comment carried a sense of seriousness to it.
While none of “UFC on FOX: Henderson...
By TIM BOOTH
AP Sports Writer
SEATTLE -- Since he came to the UFC, Benson Henderson knows nothing other than victory.
He's won all five of his fights since stepping into the octagon under the UFC banner, including winning the lightweight championship over Frankie Edgar in UFC 144 and then defending the title last August with a split decision victory in the rematch.
All the fighters slated to participate in tomorrow night’s “UFC on FOX: Henderson vs. Diaz” event will be tipping the scale today inside Key Arena in Seattle, Washington. The first athlete is scheduled to weigh-in at approximately 7PM ET/4PM PT.
Please click HERE if you would like to stream today’s weight competition.
Benson Henderson (Pictured) puts his lightweight belt...
Main Card Weight Class Method Round Time Notes Lightweight Benson Henderson (c) vs. Nate Diaz Note 1 Light Heavyweight Mauricio Rua vs. Alexander Gustafsson Welterweight B.J. Penn vs. Rory MacDonald Welterweight Mike Swick vs. Matt Brown Preliminary Card (FX) Lightweight Yves Edwards vs. Jeremy Stephens Bantamweight Raphael Assunção vs. Mike Easton Lightweight...
The UFC on FOX 5 wweigh-ins are in the book’s for tonight’s event. Title challenger Nate Diaz initially weighed in at 155.6 lbs. and later looked surprised he did not get the one pound allowance in a title fight. In a title fight, you are not allowed to come in one pound over the weight limit. Diaz weighed in a second time at 155.2 lbs., but on his third try he was able to finally...
Here is UFC president Dana White on the cover of Fighters Only magazine. Dana had a rough year with all the injuries, hopefully 2013 will be better on that end.
Nate Diaz Does A Little Shopping
Dana White UFC on FOX Henderson vs. Diaz Vlog