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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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September 15, 2015  |  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...
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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

Matt Brown Says Fight With Nate Diaz Has Been Cancelled

A week ago it was announced by the UFC that Matt Brown would fight Nate Diaz next at UFC 189, but it appears that is no longer the case. “Fight against @NateDiaz209 isn’t happening,” Brown revealed on Twitter. “I’ll update you guys soon as I get the word on opponent/date/ thanks for the support as always!” Brown later revealed that Diaz failing to sign the fight was...
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April 15, 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 Not Pleased with UFC’s Reebok Deal

So, Nate Diaz (pictured). Tell us how you really feel about the UFC’s new uniform deal with Reebok. Shortly after Tuesday’s announcement that the UFC had inked a six-year agreement with Reebok to be the exclusive apparel provider for its fighters inside the octagon, thus prohibiting its athletes from landing sponsorship dollars from any other companies while competing in the...
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: Nate Diaz in No Position to Renegotiate UFC Contract

One – the number of wins Nate Diaz (pictured) has posted in his last three UFC outings. One confused Dana White wants to know how on earth Diaz believes he deserves a new, more lucrative contract based off his recent performances. White recently accused Diaz of turning down a fight against unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov, while Diaz’s manager, Mike Kogan, said they weren’t interested...
January 16, 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

Nate Diaz closes the book on Gray Maynard rivalry with 1st round knockout

It's been six years in the making since Nate Diaz and Gray Maynard first met during the fifth season of The Ultimate Fighter, but their trilogy of bouts officially came to a close at the TUF 18 finale with the door slamming shut on the rivalry. The first meeting, while not on their official records, ended with Diaz getting the win by guillotine choke before Maynard evened things...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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