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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

'Cowboy' Cerrone: "Who am I to say CM Punk is a joke?"

Just about anybody and everybody on the UFC roster has an opinion about Phil 'CM Punk' Brooks joining the promotion following his stint as a professional wrestler with no actual fight experience. Brooks has been touring the media circles this week and heard about a few different fighters including Nate Diaz and Matt Brown, who are not all that excited that he's going to be competing...
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

MMA News: CM Punk Denies Chael Sonnen Fight Offer, Moving On From WWE, Relationship With AJ Lee As Seperate Athletes

CM Punk continued his massive media week with an interview with Off The Record in which they talk about if CM Punk has ever been punched, his relationship with wife AJ Lee and much more. Here are just some of the highlights:   * Landsberg asks if Punk’s been punched in the face before, and Punk says he has and it sucks. Landsberg says he thinks Dana White is protecting Punk by...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 TV Ratings

Saturday night’s UFC On FOX 13 event drew an average of 2.8 million viewers and peaked with 3.8 million viewers during the main event heavyweight clash between Junior dos Santos and Stipe Miocic. It just so happens that’s exactly the same average audience as watched last December’s UFC On FOX 9 event which featured a main event flyweight title fight pitting current champion...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 17, 2014  |  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

UFC Star Rips CM Punk, Says Signing Is Ridiculous

Not everyone is excited about CM Punk coming to the UFC. Punk has now become the target of one angry UFC fighter who believes that Punk’s UFC deal is making a complete mockery of the sport and guess what…he’s right.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos To Get Lightweight Title Shot Says Dana White

Rafael dos Anjos impressed on Saturday night at UFC On FOX 13 with a dominant unanimous decision victory against Nate Diaz and according to Dana White he’ll now get a title shot against current champion Anthony Pettis. ““Just for the record, [Pettis] texted me after the fight and said, ‘Wow, [dos Anjos] murdered him,” White stated at the UFC On FOX 13 post-fight press conference...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Raphael dos Anjos Dominates Nate Diaz at UFC on FOX 13 (Video Highlights)

Raphael dos Anjos (pictured) entered Saturday’s scrap against Nate Diaz as the UFC’s third ranked lightweight, and he showed why. Diaz finally ended his yearlong holdout at UFC on FOX 13, and it showed. Dos Anjos destroyed Diaz during their entire 15-minute affair to cruise to a (30-26, 30-26, 30-27) unanimous decision win. Because top contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is hurt...
Via 5thRound.com
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nate Diaz Gives Slapping a Try Against Rafael dos Anjos (doesn't work)

Nate Diaz is an interesting character. He's off for a year because of a contract dispute, misses his open workouts,  fails to make weight, and complains about all sorts of stuff. Basically he acts like he's untouchable and the baddest man on Earth.Which Rafael dos Anjos easily proved he was not winning an easy unanimous decision Rafael dos Anjos (30-26, 30-26, 30-27).via RedditRead more »
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos feeds Nate Diaz crippling series of leg kicks en route to victory

Rafael dos Anjos put on a clinic and then some as he punished and absolutely dismantled Nate Diaz en route to a shutout decision in the co-main event from Phoenix. The whole week leading up to the fight the attention was on Diaz, who was returning from a year long exodus from the UFC while dealing with a contract dispute.  The former Ultimate Fighter winner made headlines when he...
Via Fox Sports
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos Dominates Nate Diaz To Decision Win At UFC On FOX 13

Rafael dos Anjos completely dominated Nate Diaz tonight at UFC On FOX 13 with leg kicks being a major factor in his success, though he was also able to land takedowns and control the action on the mat too over the course of a 15 minute showcase of his future title challenger credentials. Round One: The two men circle each other to start and Diaz throws a high kick. He tries another...
Via Fight Of The Night
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz’s Antics Have Dana White at a Loss

Nate Diaz (pictured) is finally ending his yearlong hiatus tonight when he meets Raphael dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13. However, the controversial lightweight is doing so begrudgingly. Diaz hasn’t been shy with expressing his displeasure about his UFC contract, an agreement he willingly signed just three fights ago. That’s why the former top contender hasn’t been seen since TKO’ing...
Via 5thRound.com
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz nearly five pounds over weight for return fight to UFC

Following a year long absence from the sport dealing with a contract dispute, Nate Diaz made a rather inauspicious return on Friday by missing weight for his fight against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night on FOX in Phoenix. Diaz hit the scale weighing 160.6-pounds -- a full 4.6-pounds over the 156-pound limit for a fight taking place in the lightweight division. While fighters...
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz not onboard with CM Punk signing: ‘F–k that situation’

What a surprise! Fan-favorite Nate Diaz makes his long awaited return to the Octagon tomorrow night in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13, but Diaz is already making headlines for his comments at media day regarding UFC signing former WWE wrestler CM Punk. MMAmania provides the transcription: All the little UFC clingers, the fighters, are putting their little immature opinions out...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13 Pre-Fight Interviews

Below you’ll find a collection of UFC On FOX 13 pre-fight interviews courtesy of MMAFighting.com ahead of tomorrow night’s event. — Junior dos Santos: Stipe Miocic: Nate Diaz: Rafael dos Anjos: Alistair Overeem: Stefan Struve: Matt Mitrione:
Via Fight Of The Night
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael Dos Anjos: 'If I beat Diaz, I deserve a title shot'

Rafael Dos Anjos (22-7) is a humble guy. As such, the surging lightweight knows that there is one man ahead of him in search for a UFC 155 pound title shot. "Khabib [Nurmagomedov] beat me, but he has a little bit of an injury now," he tells us when asked who deserves the next shot at champion Anthony Pettis. Since that decision loss to the Russian last April, however, the 30 year...
Via Fox Sports
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Rafael dos Anjos talks Nate Diaz: My wrestling, jiu-jitsu and Muay Thai are all better

If not for his lone loss in the last two years, Rafael dos Anjos would already be on the cusp of a shot at the UFC lightweight title. The Brazilian fighter has already taken out Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone, Evan Dunham, and Mark Bocek during an overall streak where he went 7-1 in the division.  His most impressive performance was likely his most recent where dos Anjos snuffed former...
Via Fox Sports
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC On FOX 13: Road To The Octagon Video

In FOX’s ‘Road To The Octagon’ show for UFC On FOX 13 you can watch in-depth previews for three of the biggest fights on the card including the Junior dos Santos Vs Stipe Miocic main event, Nate Diaz’s return against Rafael dos Anjos and Stefan Struve’s comeback against Alistair Overeem. —
Via Fight Of The Night
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz is not a fan of UFC’s uniform partnership with Reebok

The UFC finally announced yesterday that they would be partnering up with apparel company Reebok to begin rolling out the official UFC uniform in July 2015. Along with the new uniform comes an odd tier-based pay structure based on the rankings, as well as news that fighters will no longer be able to wear sponsors inside the Octagon or related UFC events. With such a huge announcement...
Via Fight Hub TV
December 03, 2014  |  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 Not Pleased with UFC’s Reebok Deal

So, Nate Diaz (pictured). Tell us how you really feel about the UFC’s new uniform deal with Reebok. Shortly after Tuesday’s announcement that the UFC had inked a six-year agreement with Reebok to be the exclusive apparel provider for its fighters inside the octagon, thus prohibiting its athletes from landing sponsorship dollars from any other companies while competing in the...
Via 5thRound.com
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC joins forces with Reebok, Nate Diaz responds

NEW YORK — The UFC just made what is now being called the biggest non-broadcast deal in their relatively short history. It’s something most of us expected, but we can all agree that we had no idea when it would become official, it has. The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok are now in bed together, and they will be for at least the next six years. Here are all of the...
Via Fight Booth
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Reasons Nate Diaz Needs To Shut Up And Start Winning Fights

  Former UFC lightweight title contender Nate Diaz has been in the news quite a bit lately, but it hasn’t been about anything that he’s done in the cage. No, Diaz has been in the news for lamenting about his contract situation since he knocked out Gray Maynard in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 18 Finale in November 2013. He and his manager Mike Kogan have been...
Via Fight Of The Night
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bobby Green: Training with the Diaz brothers 'changed my life'

The last year of Bobby Green's life has been a huge series of professional highs and personal lows.  The former Strikeforce fighter came to the UFC where he's remained undefeated including his latest win over Josh Thomson, which catapulted him into the top 10 rankings.  While this was all going on, Green was dealing with the loss of one brother and another getting shot as a result...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz: Friendship more important than UFC gold

UFC lightweight Nate Diaz (17-9) is hardly ever shy in expressing displeasure or frustration at circumstances he finds himself in. He's said the UFC doesn't pay him enough, has publicly asked for the UFC to release him, and routinely suggests that others benefit from better treatment and opportunities than he himself receives. One thing the former title challenger will not complain...
Via Fox Sports
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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