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Matt Brown Now Meets Tim Means At UFC 189

Who needs Nate Diaz when you have Tim Means? On Tuesday, it was announced Matt Brown (pictured) will now battle means at UFC 189. Brown was initially slated to fight Diaz in the July 11 event, but Diaz refused to sign the bout agreement. Brown will be riding a two-fight skid into the tango. He was outpointed by Robbie Lawler in July and by Johny Hendricks in March. Means, meanwhile...
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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...
Via Fight Of The Night
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Doesn’t Sign Bout Agreement, UFC 189 Fight Against Matt Brown Canceled

Having lost three of his last four bouts, veteran Nate Diaz (pictured) is in no position to choose who he wants next. On the flipside, it appears he is in a position to choose who he doesn’t want next. Just six days after the UFC announced Diaz would battle Matt Brown at UFC 189, and five days after Diaz claimed to be “shocked” by his next assignment because he was under the...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Brown confirms he's no longer fighting Nate Diaz at UFC 189

The UFC 189 fight between Matt Brown and Nate Diaz has been cancelled after the former lightweight title contender opted not to sign a contract for the welterweight bout schedule on July 11 in Las Vegas. Brown first released news of the fight cancellation on Twitter before confirming the news to FOX Sports on Tuesday. "He didn't sign the contract," Brown told FOX Sports via text...
Via Fox Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz on Matt Brown fight: ‘Nah, I’m fighting Pettis’

Last night a welterweight scrap between Nate Diaz and Matt Brown was added to the already juiced UFC 189 card for International Fight Week. In true Diaz fashion, young Nathan immediately took to social media to let his voice be heard. Nah I’m fighting Pettis   Editors note: With Anthony Pettis likely out until later summer/early fall due to the massive beating he took from Rafael...
Via Fight Booth
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Thought Anthony Pettis Was Next, Surprised By Matt Brown Booking

When you’ve lost three of your last four fights, with the most recent defeat coming in a lopsided unanimous decision to now-UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, you don’t get the privilege of calling your next opponent. That’s a cold hard fact Nate Diaz (pictured) learned Wednesday when he was surprisingly assigned to Matt Brown. According to Diaz, not only was he under...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Vs Matt Brown Confirmed For UFC 189

Nate Diaz is headed back to welterweight to face Matt Brown at UFC 189 in Las Vegas on July 11th. Diaz experienced mixed results the last time he moved up to 170lbs in 2010, going 2-2 before dropping back down to lightweight in 2011. Since then the 29 year-old has compiled a 4-3 record at 155lbs and has lost three of his last four fights, starting with an unsuccessful tile shot against...
Via Fight Of The Night
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Meets Matt Brown at UFC 189

UFC 189 just got that much more star-studded. On Wednesday, the promotion announced a welterweight affair between Nate Diaz (pictured) and Matt Brown was added to the July 11 event. Both fighters are looking to rebound from defeats. Diaz dropped a lopsided unanimous decision to now-champion Rafael dos Anjos in December. Diaz is returning to the 170-pound division for the first...
18 days ago  |  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
Via Larry Brown Sports
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...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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