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Nick Diaz Arrested For DUI – Second Time In 10 Months

Nick Diaz’s upcoming ‘superfight’ with Anderson Silva in January has been thrown in to doubt after it emerged that not only was Diaz was arrested on a DUI charge last week, but it’s actually the second time he’s faced that charge in the space of 10 months. Diaz was stopped by the police near his hometown of Stockton in the early hours of the morning last Saturday, 6th September...
Via Fight Of The Night
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: UFC star Nick Diaz arrested for suspicion of DUI, other charges

Nick Diaz is in trouble with the law ahead of one of the biggest fights of his career. The UFC star was arrested for suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of evidence and driving with a suspended license last week near his hometown of Stockton, Calif., Sgt. Mike Kermgard of the Lodi (Calif.) Police Department told the Lodi News. The incident occurred at 2:20...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz arrested twice in 10 months for DUI

UFC superstar Nick Diaz (pictured) was arrested on suspicion of DUI on September 6 at 2:20AM in Lodi, California. According to lodinews.com, the Lodi Police Department also hit Diaz for obstructing a police officer, destruction of evidence and driving with a suspended license. The controversial 31-year-old is expected back in court on September 27 for arraignment. From the looks...
Via 5thRound.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UFC title contender Nick Diaz arrested for suspicion of DUI

Mixed martial arts fans around the world rejoiced when the UFC and Dana White recently announced the return of fan favorite Nick Diaz to the Octagon to face off against the former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva at UFC 183. Unfortunately that bout could possibly be in danger after reports that Nick Diaz was arrested this past week on suspicion of DUI. Here is the report...
Via Fight Hub TV
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva seeing psychologist over broken leg

Anderson Silva will return to the octagon in January for the first time since breaking his leg on Dec. 28, 2012, in a loss to Chris Weidman. Though Silva has resumed training and is preparing for his fight with Nick Diaz, he has not overcome all obstacles associated with the brutal injury. Specifically, he is […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Seeks Psychologist to Get Over Seeing “Ghost” of Broken Leg

Anderson Silva will fight Nick Diaz early next year but that isn’t the the former UFC Middleweight champion’s biggest concern. The broken leg that has shelved the Spider for almost 2 years still mentally effects him and he’s been seeing a therapist to overcome the fear of it happening again. “I’ve worked with a psychologist so I can get rid of the ghosts of those horrible...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Still Battling Mental Block After Broken Leg

Since his horrific leg break at UFC 169 in December against Chris Weidman, legendary UFC fighter Anderson Silva has shown remarkable strength of character – vowing almost immediately that he would fight again and showing remarkably swift progress in his recovery. However, despite his almost mythical status in the Octagon Silva is only human like the rest of us and in a new interview...
Via Fight Of The Night
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva opens up about his ‘fear’ stemming from broken leg

Anderson Silva is widely considered the greatest mixed martial artist in the history of the sport. The former longtime UFC middleweight champion reigned over the division for six years before losing to current champion, Chris Weidman in back-to-back fights. As you have more than likely heard by now, Silva broke his fibula and tibia during the rematch with Weidman in December of 2013...
Via Fight Hub TV
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Still Battling ‘Ghosts’ of Broken Leg

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (pictured) has been hellbent on getting back in the cage after suffering arguably the most gruesome injury MMA has ever witnessed when his left shin snapped in two after Chris Weidman checked his kick last December. While Silva’s doctors have said his titanium-infused leg healed at a “crazy” rate and have cleared him to return...
Via 5thRound.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva seeing psychologist to get over 'ghosts' of broken leg

Physically, Anderson Silva is fine 10 months after breaking his leg in gruesome fashion against Chris Weidman. Mentally? Not so much. Silva is seeing a psychologist to help him clear the mental hurdle of having his fibula and tibia broken during a leg kick attempt in the middleweight title fight last December, he told Brazil's Fantastico (translated by MMA Fighting). The former...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighter Profile: Anderson Silva

In an effort to help familiarize our readers with the sport of mixed martial arts, and the UFC in general, we are going to start a new weekly series called “Fighter Profile.” Here we are going to get to know some of the UFC’s best, and even some of their lesser known fighters. I can’t [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post Fighter Profile: Anderson Silva...
Via No Coast Bias
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephan Bonnar Out of Retirement, Fighting in Bellator

After retiring two years following a crushing at the hands of Anderson Silva, Stephan Bonnar (15-8) is coming out of retirement.  But the UFC Hall of Famer is fighting with the promotion and is instead joining Bellator where he has signed a multi-fight agreement and could also be a commentator for the company. And Bonnar is already calling out the guy he wants to fight: Tito Ortiz...
Via Between The Ropes
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Soares believes Anderson Silva could be champion once again

Anderson Silva will return to the UFC’s Octagon in January at UFC 183 to take on Nick Diaz in what will most definitely be one of the most anticipated fights in the history of mixed martial arts.  Although the fight is still a long ways away, Silva’s manager Ed Soares was recently on Submission Radio to discuss Silva’s return to the Octagon, fighting Nick Diaz, and a potential...
Via Fight Hub TV
21 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Immediate Rematches Aren’t Always Best

The UFC seems to be giving immediate rematches to their champions who lost their titles, and I for one think it needs to stop. Anderson Silva, the greatest fighter we’ve ever seen, got knocked out by Chris Weidman at UFC 162. This brought on an immediate rematch for The Spider who had never lost in [&hellip No visits yet The post UFC: Immediate Rematches Aren’t Always Best...
Via No Coast Bias
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 183: Anderson Silva Media Call (Full Audio)

The UFC held a media conference call for Anderson Silva on Friday to promote his upcoming fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January 31st and you can listen to it in full below. During the call Silva said that his left leg is now “at 95% and improving” after being broken in a horrific injury at UFC 168 in December, and it’ll be 100% by the time he fights Diaz next year. Silva...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

A Fan’s Privilege: Anderson Silva Returns Against Nick Diaz

What was once just a joke and a dream is now a reality. Anderson Silva will face Nick Diaz at UFC 183, Super Bowl weekend, on January 31, 2015. Dana White broke the news on ESPN’s SportsCenter and via Twitter. It’s a stylistic matchup that both fighters are sure to love and is the closest thing […] The post A Fan’s Privilege: Anderson Silva Returns Against Nick Diaz appeared...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Favored Over Nick Diaz

Just seconds after the UFC announced former middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) would make his return from a devastating injury against Nick Diaz, most gambling degenerates (present company included) wondered what the betting lines would be. They’re both coming off consecutive losses and extended layoffs, so who gets the edge? Would Silva be favored because Diaz is entering...
Via 5thRound.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White: Nick Diaz Could Get UFC Title Fight With Win Over Anderson Silva

Despite having lost two straight scraps – both of which were for the UFC welterweight title – and not appearing inside the octagon in 22 months when his highly-anticipated shootout with Anderson Silva goes down, UFC president Dana White claims Nick Diaz (pictured) is just one victory over a certain “Spider” away from earning another championship affair. “Absolutely,”...
Via 5thRound.com
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Silva A Huge Betting Favourite Over Diaz

Anderson Silva will be a huge favourite in his return to the Octagon at UFC 183 versus Nick Diaz.  After opening at -240, money has flooded in on the Spider pushing the odds even further in his favour: Silva currently stands at a 78% favourite to win this fight.  
Via MMA Manifesto
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Vs Nick Diaz Signed For UFC 183 In January

It’s official, a massive UFC match-up between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz will take place at UFC 183 on January 31st in Las Vegas. This scintillating showdown between two of the sports biggest stars has been rumored for a few months now since Silva’s camp indicated that Diaz was amongst a shortlist of fighters he was considering for his comeback fight. Silva has been out of...
Via Fight Of The Night
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Silva-Diaz confirmed for Super Bowl Weekend

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...
Via Fight Booth
July 29, 2014  |  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
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

They’re Back…Nick Diaz & Anderson Silva Welcome One Another Back To The Octagon

Two of the UFC’s most popular fighters are set to return to action.UFC President Dana White announced the bout today on ESPN’s SportsCenter.“The fight that the fans have been waiting for, the fight that the fans have been screaming for … we have made Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz, Jan. 31 in Las Vegas,” White said “It will be the main event, and it will be five rounds...
Via MMAInsider
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva will return to the octagon with Nick Diaz at UFC 183

(USA Today Sports) Since his gory departure from the octagon in a battle with Chris Weidman at UFC 168, Anderson Silva has been working hard to get back to business. The time has finally come that he’s able to do so and UFC President Dana White announced live on ESPN today that Silva would be back in the octagon come January 31st at UFC 183 where he’ll face Nick Diaz, who will...
Via Ring Kings
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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