UFC: Nick Diaz is back

Nick Diaz staring down his opponent Carlos Condit at UFC 143 I am an admitted Nick Diaz fan so when he decided to call it quits in 2013, a little piece of me died inside. I realized that I may no longer see someone get flipped the bird in the middle of a stare down. I was no longer going to get five-minute tirades that I can decipher later like crossword puzzles. There would be no...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White Questions Nate Diaz’s Drawing Power

Nate Diaz (pictured) is content with sitting the sidelines until he receives a significant raise. UFC president Dana White is more than content with allowing Diaz to wait as long as he wants to return to work, because White claims Diaz isn’t as big of a draw as the former UFC lightweight top contender thinks he is. “Nate Diaz is not a needle-mover,” White stated Friday. ...
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva Cleared For Sparring; Nick Diaz Fight in the Works

‘The Spider’ is cleared and looking to regain his post at the top of the Middleweight division. Anderson Silva took to twitter to let all of his fans know that he was close to 100% and is looking to get back into the Octagon. “Good news today, guys: Dr. Marcio Tannure released me for my first sparring after my leg fracture,” said Silva in Portuguese via Twitter. Silva should...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Hector Lombard Just the Ticket for Matt Brown

    Matt Brown Matt Brown seems to be a name on a lot of lips around MMA these days. First, Brown called out Nick Diaz in an attempt to facilitate a war of legendary proportions. Oddly enough, Nate Diaz responded to the challenge, telling all that he would be the only Diaz to step into the ring with Brown. Hector Lombard is the latest to test the waters. Lombard employed a more...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Not Interested in Nate Diaz vs. Matt Brown, But Nick Diaz a Different Story

Sorry, Nate Diaz. You might want a scrap with Matt Brown, but UFC president Dana White isn’t interested in arranging that tango. If it’s any consolation, you can corner big brother Nick (pictured) if a shootout with Brown is blockbuster enough to draw him out of retirement. “Listen, if Nick Diaz wants to come out and fight Brown, I’ll do that fight,” White said on this...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Brown Calls Out Nick Diaz, Gets Response from Nate

    Nick Diaz Matt Brown is on a seven fight win streak, yet he continues to have difficulty landing a title fight. Historically speaking, securing a match for the belt in any division of the UFC is difficult. Johny Hendricks had six consecutive victories, three of which were former number ones, and Jake Shields was unbeaten for six years before getting the nod. While Brown’s...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Kogan Gives His Take On Nate Diaz Being Removed From UFC Rankings

Nate Diaz’s manager Mike Kogan stopped by Submission Radio to discuss contract negotiations with the UFC and his thoughts on Nate being removed from the UFC rankings.  You can read the highlights below and check out the interview in the video below, starts at the 33 minute mark.On Nate Diaz being taken down from the UFC rankings“I understand the whole point of inactivity, but...
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May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Explains Why Nate Diaz and TJ Grant Removed From UFC Fighter Rankings

UFC president Dana White appeared as a guest on this week’s episode of “UFC Tonight” and explained why lightweights Nate Diaz (pictured) and TJ Grant were removed from the list of eligible 155-pounders media members could vote on for the UFC Fighter Rankings. As suspected, the UFC omitted Grant because he’s been out of action for 11 months while dealing with lingering concussion...
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz And TJ Grant Removed From UFC’s Lightweight Rankings

Nate Diaz and TJ Grant have suddenly vanished from the UFC’s lightweight rankings despite both men having ranked highly on it just a week ago. Diaz had been at No.6, while Grant was No.3, but both have now been removed from the rankings altogether due to them now being deemed inactive by the UFC. The Stockton native last fought in November, notching up a first round TKO win over...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz and TJ Grant Removed From UFC Fighter Rankings

Abracadabra, disappear! And just like that, poof, former UFC lightweight top contender Nate Diaz (pictured) has been removed from the official UFC Fighter Rankings. The UFC released their most updated rankings Tuesday. Considering the promotion didn’t host an event this past weekend, there wasn’t expected to be any significant changes in each division’s pecking order. However...
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Thomson Denies Sending Twitter Call Out, But Nate Diaz Doesn’t Believe Him

Yesterday we reported that Josh Thomson had sent a rather blunt Twitter message to Nick Diaz, reminding him that he’d beaten his brother Nate and calling him out to fight him at ‘UFC On FOX 12′ in July, but the former Strikeforce fighter has now claimed that he didn’t have anything to do with it. “People that know me, know I wouldn’t ever talk about a fighter like this...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Blasts Josh Thomson for ‘Stolen’ Phone Excuse

Former UFC lightweight top contender Nate Diaz (pictured) ain’t buying what Josh Thomson is selling. Diaz believes the aggressive post issued on Thomson’s official Twitter account late Saturday night directed toward his brother, Nick Diaz, wasn’t because Thomson’s cell phone was stolen and the thief called out his big bro for a fight, as Thomson contends had happened, but...
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Ready to Return to UFC, Nick Still in No Hurry

Nate Diaz (pictured) is sick and tired of fighting for peanuts. However, the UFC lightweight suddenly appears to have a serious case of the munchies for some peanuts. Diaz was in Baltimore this weekend to corner teammate Yancy Medeiros at UFC 172. During his trek to the east coast, UFC president Dana White says the controversial 29-year-old is ready to get back to work (for the...
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White on Diaz Brothers: Going to Be a Sad Story in a Few Years

Brothers Nick (pictured) and Nate Diaz have made it crystal clear that they will not fight for the UFC again until they receive significant raises. UFC president Dana White states the UFC train waits for no man, especially two boys from Stockton who are notoriously late in getting to the station (if they even bother showing up at all). “The whole crazy thing with the Diaz brothers...
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Diaz Brothers Demands For More Money Likely To Fall On Deaf Ears

In the past few days both Nate and now Nick Diaz have publicly stated that they want a pay rise before they will fight again for the UFC, but their demands look likely to fall on deaf ears. “They need to be about more money,” Nate Diaz, who’s currently paid $60,000 to show plus $60,000 for a win, told earlier this week. “My contract is all [expletive] up...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz is Ready to Return to UFC, Dana White Refuses to Respond

Nate Diaz might want out of the UFC, but big brother Nick Diaz (pictured) said Saturday that he’s prepared to bring an end to his MMA retirement … for the second time. “I’m ready to go, I’m ready to fight,” Diaz told a small group of reporters prior to UFC 171. “Of course, this is a good time. This whole summer, this whole year, fresh start. I’m ready to fight. I...
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Dana White Denies Nate Diaz’s Request for UFC Release

For someone who claims to “love” Twitter, UFC president Dana White doesn’t seem to be on the social media network much anymore. On Friday, White said he had no idea former lightweight top contender Nate Diaz (pictured) had requested his UFC release via the blue birded network. “[Diaz] hasn’t called me,” White said Friday. “Is that how we do these things? You tweet?...
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC fighters need to stop complaining about pay

A hot topic that never seems to go away in MMA social media is UFC fighter pay. Every once in awhile a current or ex-UFC fighter will succumb to tension and stress and go public with his salary complaints. Nate Quarry is the latest and I hope the last to cry poverty.
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Is Trying To Quit His Job Via Twitter

Getty ImageUnfollow. UFC fighter and The Ultimate Fighter 5 Nate Diaz has made a lot of great life decisions via Twitter — informing UFC that he wasn’t gonna make his scheduled fight because of a high school reunion and calling **** ******* among them — and now he’s taking interpersonal laziness to a whole new level. In a tweet made yesterday, Diaz politely asked for his...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Requests Release From His UFC Contract

UFC lightweight star Nate Diaz has publicly asked the UFC to release him from his contract. “I would like to request to be released from the @ufc Its time for me to be on my way .. ?” Diaz wrote on Twitter yesterday. Diaz has indicated in the past that he’s not happy with what he’s being paid by the promotion he’s fought for since winning ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ Season...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Requests Release From UFC Contract

In a rather bizarre tweet former UFC lighweight title contender Nate Diaz (17-9, pictured left) has requested his release from the UFC.@ufc @danawhite I would like to request to be released from the @ufc Its time for me to be on my way .. ?— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) February 26, 2014Not one known to follow the status quo the brash talking Stockton, California native has taken...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Tells Dana White And The UFC That He Wants To Be Released From His Contract

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz has requested to be released from his UFC contract. Diaz took to Twitter a couple hours ago to make his statement. @ufc @danawhite I would like to request to be released from the @ufc Its time for me to be on my way .. ? — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) February 26, 2014 Diaz last fought in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter 18...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Requests UFC Release via Twitter

If Nate Diaz (pictured) has his way, he will soon join brother Nick as a former UFC fighter. On Wednesday, Nate requested his release from the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion. Some people give notice in person, others send an email. Old school folks submit a fax. Diaz, the tech-savvy guy he is, thumbed out his demand on Twitter. “@ufc @danawhite I would like to...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Goes Full Richard Sherman on Henderson, Thomson and Pettis

By now many people have seen Nate Diaz’s Twitter rant but some are confused as they do not speak Diazese. Now, I am not fluent but I can converse in it so I am here to breakdown his message and bring some clarity and understanding for the masses. First, his message, almost like a Diaz PSA: “Last nights fight was wack first of all these guys are here to cause confusion I’m here...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Is Not Impressed With Your Performance

The brash man from the 209 certainly wasn’t shy with his thoughts on the UFC on Fox 10 main event between former UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson and former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Josh Thomson.Last nights fight was wack first of all these guys are here to cause confusion I’m here to put these ass whoopins down to there maximum effect and u got these guys out...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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