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UFC mailbag: Why do people love Nick Diaz so much and will he fight again?

FOX Sports writers Damon Martin and Elias Cepeda answer your questions in our all-new mailbag. This week, they tackle Nick Diaz's suspension, whether we'll see him in the Octagon again and some under the radar prospects waiting to hit the mainstream. Why do people love Nick Diaz so much? #freenickdiaz -- @TheGoodGuy34 ELIAS: I can only speak for myself, here, GoodGuy, but I most...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz hearing & punishment reveal more wrong with commission than fighter

On Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handed down a hefty fine and five-year suspension to the Nick Diaz for testing positive for marijuana before his Jan. 31 middleweight fight against Anderson Silva. Well, sort of. Diaz was tested three times the night of that fight, Jan. 31 -- twice before the bout, and once afterwards. He passed the first (conducted at 7:12...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson: I can't wait for Nate Diaz to talk trash during our fight

Michael Johnson gets a chance to get back on the lightweight title hunt Dec. 19 against a former championship challenger and one of the biggest names in the UFC - Nate Diaz. Diaz hasn't fought since Dec. 2014 when he lost a decision to now-champion Rafael dos Anjos. Before that, it had been over a year since Diaz had fought, previously, as he and the UFC were embroiled in contentious...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Vs Michael Johnson Announced For UFC On FOX 17

Nate Diaz finally has another fight booked and it’ll come against Michael Johnson at UFC On FOX 17 on December 19th. Diaz hasn’t fought since a unanimous decision loss to the man who now holds the lightweight title, Rafael dos Anjos back in December of last year. Diaz had come into that fight after almost a year out in protest at his current UFC salary and weighed in almost five...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Meets Michael Johnson At UFC on FOX 17

What is 371 days? The amount of time it took Nate Diaz (pictured) to get back in the cage after losing to Rafael dos Anjos.On Monday, it was announced Diaz will meet Michael Johnson at UFC on FOX 17.There hasn’t been any reason why Diaz hasn’t competed at all in 2015, outside of the fact he just doesn’t feel like it. The controversial fighter was, however, involved in a ringside...
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Brags About Slapping ‘Nigg*’ Khabib Nurmagomedov (Video)

UFC lightweight Nate Diaz (pictured) has dropped the N-bomb on camera. Do you think he’s going to come under the same fire as Hulk Hogan?Diaz will probably get a pass since he ended his N-word with an “a” instead of “er.” Diaz went gangster with his N-word, while Hogan went racist with his.Anyways, a video has surfaced online of Diaz boasting about slapping Khabib Nurmagomedov...
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

More Video From Diaz Brothers And Khabib Nurmagomedov Melee At WSOF 22

More footage has emerged from the brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov along with their respective camps at WSOF 22 last night. The first clip shot from a fans perspective appears to show part of the initial confrontation between Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov in the pit close to the cage which is rumored to have sparked off the whole situation that led to ugly...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz Throws Drink At Khabib Nurmagomedov, Brawl Ensues At WSOF 22 (Video)

Diaz brothers being Diaz brothers…Seconds before buddy Jake Shields was to challenge World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares for his title at WSOF 2, Nick and Nate Diaz got into a scuffle with fellow UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov.The video shows Nick throwing a drink at Nurmagomedov as they were being separated. According to reporter Shaheen...
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz goes off on new UFC uniforms

The UFC officially announced on Tuesday that it has reached an apparel deal with Reebok. Rather than relying on their own sponsorships, fighters will be given “kits” at the start of their fight week that include a uniform they will wear inside the octagon. The six-year deal kicks in next July, and Nate Diaz is...Read More
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz talks new gym: Nick Diaz Gracie Fighter Academy in Lodi, CA

The Diaz brothers have a real tough guy persona, as we all know. But guess what? They are awesome teachers and from what our Michael Mardones has told us – patient as hell and true students of martial arts. People from all over visit the Diaz brothers gyms in Lodi, and as you saw by the plural word ‘gyms’ a few words before this, they are expanding. Nate Diaz took it upon himself...
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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