Anderson Silva tested positive for two banned substances during a Jan. 9 drug test and now he is denying taking performance-enhancing drugs. Silva beat Nick Diaz via unanimous decision at UFC 183 last weekend in his first fight since breaking his leg in a loss to Chris Weidman in late 2013. News of his positive...Read More
The Spider is back…well sort of. Anderson Silva returned from a career threatening injury to win a unanimous decision over Nick Diaz. While the win was nice, the story was the Silva we saw and didn’t see at UFC 183.
Nick Diaz was asked during his UFC 183 Media Day appearance on Thursday afternoon if his no show for Wednesday’s open workouts was a calculated decision. He grinned and raised his pinky finger to the side of his mouth, doing his best Dr. Evil impression, hinting that his headline-making absence was all part of a master plan. In reality, when it comes to Nick Diaz, nothing is planned...
image via UFC I know this is supposed to be all about Anderson Silva’s return to the octagon at UFC 183 but Nick Diaz is poised to score the big upset. At first I thought that it was my heart leading my gut because I would like nothing more than for Diaz to win and upset the UFC’s plans. When I started to look at this fight closer there are ways for Diaz to win. In fact the...
Nick Diaz, he’s one of the most polarizing figures in MMA history. Add the sounds of a band fronted by thee most polarizing front man in the history of “alternative rock,” Billy Corgan, and you have one of the, if not thee greatest 30-second UFC promo of all-time. It’s a match made in hell. Enjoy it below.
The UFC are wasting no time announcing their biggest fight on the docket. The UFC announced the return of two of its biggest stars this week and have signed the biggest fight of 2014 on January 31 in Vegas.
If there was ever a “fight for the fans,” this is it. Late last week when news broke of Nick Diaz signing a 3-fight deal with the UFC speculation immediately began about who his first opponent would be. All signs pointed to ‘The Spider’ himself, Anderson Silva, who would be due back in early 2015 after having his leg broken in late 2013 in second fight with the man who ended...
After 16 months away from the cage, many folks were beginning to wonder if former UFC title challenger and three-time defending Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz may never come out of retirement after all. Earlier today, Diaz visited Zuffa HQ to work on on deal with the his old friends Dana and Lorenzo. Papers were signed, and photos were snapped. He’s back @nickdiaz209 just signed...
Georges St-Pierre announced in December that he was taking a break from MMA and was uncertain if he would ever return. Well it looks like if the former UFC welterweight champion returns, it won’t be until 2015 at the earliest. St-Pierre announced a short time ago on his Facebook and Twitter pages that he suffered a torn ACL in his left knee. “Just got confirmation that I tore...
Photo from BleacherReport.com UFC 167 last month was highlighted by now former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre defeating Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision. After the fight, St-Pierre had hinted he may leave the UFC and confirmed that on a conference call Friday in vacating the title and taking an indefinite leave of absence. Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting...
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