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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...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC: Top 5 submissions of all time

Warning: this is not for the faint of heart.  If you don’t like bone breaking submissions, this article is not for you.  This list of submissions is a breakdown (pun intended) of the five best submissions in the UFC. 5) Nate Diaz vs Kurt Pellegrino. The bad boy of MMA There is no love lost between these two.  Generally speaking, Nate Diaz doesn’t like anybody but Pellegrino...
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7 days ago  |  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...
Via Fight Of The Night
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Johnson meets Nate Diaz at FOX UFC Fight Night in Orlando

A new lightweight bout has been added to the upcoming FOX UFC Fight Night card on Dec. 19 as Michael Johnson will face Nate Diaz in Orlando. The bout was announced via FOX Sports Live on Monday night. The fight will mark almost exactly one year since Diaz last stepped foot in the Octagon after losing a lopsided decision to current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos last December...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov Vs Tony Ferguson Set For TUF 22 Finale

Khabib Nurmagomedov won’t be getting a fight with either Nate Diaz or Anthony Pettis after all as he’s just been confirmed for a TUF 22 Finale fight on December 11th against another top 10 opponent, Tony Ferguson. Nurmagomedov is one of the most feared lightweights in the division at this moment in time with his dominant wrestling and generally well-rounded skill set having helped...
Via Fight Of The Night
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz teaches Shaquille O'Neal a few fight moves

When Nate Diaz isn't getting into brawls with other UFC fighters outside the cage, he also makes time to teach martial arts to students including a four-time NBA champion named Shaquille O'Neal. It's well known that Shaq is a big UFC fan and close friend of president Dana White. Shaq loves the UFC so much he even allowed the promotion to host a press conference for a FOX UFC Fight...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov Has Asked UFC For Nate Diaz Fight

Following their brawl at this past weekend’s WSOF 22 event in Las Vegas, Khabib Nurmagomedov has personally requested that the UFC match him up with his rival Nate Diaz next so that they can settle their differences inside the Octagon. “I keep getting a huge amount of messages regarding the yesterday’s incident and I’d like to tell you that fights between men happen, it...
Via Fight Of The Night
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Brags About Slapping ‘Nigg*’ Khabib Nurmagomedov (Video)

UFC lightweight Nate Diaz (pictured) has dropped the N-bomb on camera. Do you think he’s going to come under the same fire as Hulk Hogan?Diaz will probably get a pass since he ended his N-word with an “a” instead of “er.” Diaz went gangster with his N-word, while Hogan went racist with his.Anyways, a video has surfaced online of Diaz boasting about slapping Khabib Nurmagomedov...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz And Khabib Nurmagomedov React To WSOF 22 Brawl

Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov have reacted on social media after both were involved in a brawl with their respective entourages at Saturday night’s WSOF 22 event in Las Vegas. In a short video message recorded some time after the events of two altercations between the parties, which took place both inside and outside the arena, Diaz stated, “Hey, f*ck that n**** Khabib. ...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Diaz brothers get into brawl in Las Vegas

While Ronda Rousey was in Brazil destroying yet another opponent in record time, there was another fight happening in Las Vegas between top-ranked UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nick and Nate Diaz. Unfortunately, it was a brawl in the middle of a mixed martial arts card that eventually ended up in the middle of Planet Hollywood with dozens of police officers being...
Via Fox Sports
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

More Video From Diaz Brothers And Khabib Nurmagomedov Melee At WSOF 22

More footage has emerged from the brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov along with their respective camps at WSOF 22 last night. The first clip shot from a fans perspective appears to show part of the initial confrontation between Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov in the pit close to the cage which is rumored to have sparked off the whole situation that led to ugly...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Diaz Brothers And Khabib Nurmagomedov Brawl At WSOF 22

Nick and Nate Diaz engaged in a brawl with Khabib Nurmagomedov and their respective entourages last night both inside and outside the WSOF 22 event in Las Vegas. The mayhem initially started as the main event of the evening at WSOF 22 between Rousimar Pahlares and Jake Shields was about to begin. It’s not clear what started the confrontation, though Nate Diaz and Nurmagomedov...
Via Fight Of The Night
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Diaz Throws Drink At Khabib Nurmagomedov, Brawl Ensues At WSOF 22 (Video)

Diaz brothers being Diaz brothers…Seconds before buddy Jake Shields was to challenge World Series of Fighting welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares for his title at WSOF 2, Nick and Nate Diaz got into a scuffle with fellow UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov.The video shows Nick throwing a drink at Nurmagomedov as they were being separated. According to MMAFighting.com reporter Shaheen...
Via 5thRound.com
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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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April 21, 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...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 15, 2015  |  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
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Surprised By Matt Brown Fight; Wanted Anthony Pettis Next

The UFC have announced that Nate Diaz will fight Matt Brown at UFC 189, but it seems they forgot to keep one of the fighters in the loop about the match-up. According to Diaz, he wasn’t informed ahead of time that he’d be fighting Brown and had actually been targeting a fight with recently displaced lightweight champion Anthony Pettis instead. “We were supposed to meet with...
Via Fight Of The Night
April 09, 2015  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
April 09, 2015  |  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
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Brown talks Nate Diaz: "This is a fight for the fans"

It was announced on Wednesday that top 10 ranked welterweight Matt "The Immortal" Brown would return to action in July to face Nate Diaz in a featured bout at UFC 189. Just minutes after the fight was announced, Brown, who co-hosts The Great MMA Debate, talked about the Diaz matchup for the first time. "This is a fight for the fans," Brown said. "They're probably going to make it...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2015  |  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...
Via 5thRound.com
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz vs. Matt Brown set for UFC 189

Former lightweight title challenger Nate Diaz and top welterweight contender Matt Brown will meet in what has to automatically be considerd a good bet for fight of the night this July at UFC 189, in Las Vegas. Per the UFC, Diaz will move up to welterweight once more to fight "The Immortal." Diaz is coming off a loss to now lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos late last year. The...
Via Fox Sports
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Leaves UFC on FOX 13 With Only $16,000

Remember when Nate Diaz (pictured) was holding out because he wasn’t satisfied with his UFC contract? Well, perhaps Diaz had a right to gripe about his deal, even though he willingly agreed to it just four fights ago. Diaz was slated to make $20,000 to show against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. However, Diaz, perhaps in a sign of protest over his contract, came in heavy and...
Via 5thRound.com
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz Warned To Get His Act Together Or Retire By Dana White

UFC President Dana White’s patience with controversial lightweight Nate Diaz appears to be wearing thin as the former title contender continues to cause problems while also slumping to his third loss in four fights this past weekend at UFC On FOX 13. “I think Nate is in this position where he needs to go home, heal up and decide what he wants to do,” White said at the UFC On...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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