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UFC: Nick Diaz vs Anderson Silva, your not imagining things

Nick Diaz shadow boxing at open workouts the night before his UFC title fight against the welterweight champion. On July 24, 2014, fan favorite Nick Diaz came out of retirement to sign a three-fight contract with the UFC. It was the long awaited return of the 209 native, who took a year off of fighting after his welterweight title lose to George St. Pierre. With the buzz surrounding...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Returns To Face Nick Diaz On January 31

“The Spider” is back. UFC president Dana White announced moments ago on ESPN’s “Sportscenter” that former UFC middleweight champion and pound for pound king Anderson Silva will return to face Nick Diaz on January 31 in Las Vegas. It will be the main event of the show, which is expected to be billed as UFC 183. The fight will be taking place at 185 pounds. No word from White...
Via Between The Ropes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rise of Robbie Lawler a decade in the making

With a shot at Johny Hendricks and the welterweight title on the line, Robbie Lawler outpointed, out-slugged, and out-wrestled his opponent through five rounds of fan-friendly action to earn a unanimous-decision victory over Matt Brown in the main event of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night in San Jose. At the post-fight press conference, UFC President Dana White didn’t hesitate to make...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Too many UFC shows could be a good thing

There are way too many UFC events to keep track of these days. Some will disagree and call me out on not being a “true fan” but with television ratings and pay-per-view buy rates on the decline, the results speak for themselves.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC On Fox 12 Results: Anthony Johnson Rumbles Past Lil Nog

Anthony Johnson was a 5 to 1 favorite heading into his co-main event fight against Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. Johnson showed very quickly why the oddsmakers were right in setting those high odds as he defeated Nogueira by TKO at 0:44 of the first round. The fight starts with both guys missing shots to the head. Johnson lands a left hook that staggers Nogueira and Johnson realizes...
Via Between The Ropes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC President Dana White Gets Punked

UFC president Dana White wasn’t in the greatest of moods following Friday’s UFC on Fox 12 weigh-ins. Headliner Matt Brown had missed weight by 1.5 pounds and the California State Athletic Commission wouldn’t him cut the weight. White battled with CSAC to make sure Brown didn’t have forfeit 20 percent of his purse. Following that fiasco, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby told White...
Via Between The Ropes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White UFC Fight Night 46 Media Scrum (Video)

UFC president Dana White (pictured) hosted another one of his infamous media scrums Friday after the UFC Fight Night 46 weigh-ins. White touched on a number of topics, including the ruckus Conor McGregor has generated this week in his hometown, Monday’s meeting with Gina Carano, UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman going to Vitor Belfort’s backyard to defend the title (yeah...
Via 5thRound.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White plans to sign Gina Carano next week

OK, no more horsing around. UFC president Dana White and UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta are boarding their private jet next week destined for Los Angeles to meet with Gina Carano (pictured).  White fully intends on leaving their chat with a signed contract in tow, just like he did two days ago by inking former boxer Holly Holm. “One down, one to go,” White told ESPN.com. “I’m...
Via 5thRound.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Holly Holm is officially a UFC fighter

18-time boxing world champion and 7-0 mixed martial artist Holly Holm has just signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Welcome to the UFC @_HOLLYHOLMpic.twitter.com/BxNVy8SYTR — Dana White (@danawhite) July 10, 2014 This just adds to what has been another historic day for women’s mixed martial arts in the UFC. Earlier today the promotion announced that UFC Fight Pass...
Via Fight Booth
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC signs undefeated Holly Holm

Four months after slamming the door on signing Holly Holm (pictured), UFC president Dana White finally managed to ink the former boxer to a contract. White made the announcement Thursday via Twitter. Negotiations between White and Holm broke down after a face-to-face meeting in March. White left their chat less than pleased with Holm’s manager – which is typically code for, they...
Via 5thRound.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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