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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.
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Could we see Nick Diaz come out of retirement? UFC President Dana White hopes so, as White revealed during a special Q&A at Barrio Cantina in Boston for a fundraising effort for The Shawn Thornton Foundation that he talked to Diaz today and offered him a fight against Lyoto Machida at middleweight.
“I talked to Diaz today, and I made him an offer, so we’ll see what happens...
If I told you a handful of months ago that Nick Diaz would be starting his own mixed martial arts promotion you'd likely call me a name I've been called before. Nevertheless, Nick Diaz has his own promotion and they have put together a nice little debut fight card that you can check out either live, or after it's all said and done below. The now retired former Strikeforce...
While most of the focus of the combat sports world will be in New York; specifically Brooklyn where Malignaggi takes on Broner for the WBA Welterweight title, and the City itself with Glory 9 - you still cannot sleep on Stockton, CA tonight.
Nick Diaz Promotions 'War MMA 1' will be taking over the Stockton Arena in the 209 tonight and if you're interested you can view...
The AARP must be tired of hearing from Nick Diaz. Diaz has retired and un-retired more in the last 2 years than Terry Funk has in a decade. According to the latest report Diaz is indeed retired, unless of course the UFC offers him their two biggest guns.
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I grew up in San Diego and surfed competitively. The stereotype of the surfing culture is that of Jeff Spicoli from ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’. I knew plenty of guys who embraced the stereotype and lived up to it every day. I never understood how some of my friends could smoke marijuana and then go surfing. In fact, I never understood...
Just when you thought Anderson Silva vs. Georges St-Pierre was dead it is being brought back to life. Yet the fighter bringing it back to life is ironically the one who keeps turning it down. According to a report GSP is dreaming of fighting Silva and plans to do so before retiring.
UFC 158 rocked the PPV airwaves and likely did excellent numbers for the UFC as it was headlined by one of the most anticipated fights of the past couple of years as Welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre breezed through his title defense against Nick Diaz.
Now that UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz is over its time to start looking at what’s next for the fighters from the card. UFC 158 took place Saturday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The main card aired on pay-per-view following preliminary bouts on FX and Facebook. The big stars of the [...]
Georges St-Pierre beat Nick Diaz at UFC 158, leaving Diaz talking about retirement. Is he being serious or just talking like a defeated man?
In the latest episode of the show, Scott Johnson of Kamikaze Overdrive MMA gives his predictions for the upcoming UFC 158 card. This episode of the show covers predictions for the 5 fights on the UFC 158 main card. Also below the video you can see the predictions for the cards preliminary bouts. UFC 158 Card [...]
Grudge match! It’s time for the UFC to return to the world of Pay Per View with UFC 158 live from La Belle Province as Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre makes yet another title defense in front of his hometown crowd.
Nick Diaz has said a lot of things about Georges St-Pierre but his newest attack may be the one that gets under GSP’s skin most. Diaz is now accusing GSP of being on steroids and is openly questioning whether the champ is being tested or not.
I really hate using exclamation points in titles. As a matter of fact, I don't think I ever have. Until now. This week has just been insane, and tonight is the first night I've been able to gain computer access for a minute. It's a long story and I'm not going to bore you with it. But imagine all of the enjoyment I got spending my Thursday night delving into...
Nick and GSP Last week was the media call heard round the world, and today there were some fireworks again as the two fighters met face to face at the UFC 158 Press Conference. Here it is, in its entirety for your viewing pleasure. Note, the video does not actually start until the 7:30 mark, so just jump there and enjoy the show.
You didn't expect this one to go smoothly did you?
Nick Diaz may be the craziest fighter in MMA and that says a lot. Whether it is going toe to toe in a striking battle or fighting inside of a hospital room, there is never a dull moment in Diaz’s world. Here is a look back at his top five memorable fights in the cage.
UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz is warming up for George St-Pierre with this 23 minute long speed bag punching session.
Just like any other week, the ever encompassing world of MMA continues to take the Bonnie Raitt - "let's give them something to talk about" business approach. You'll be able to find my take on the stories that stood out above the rest below in this weekly on-site come down piece. Please leave your feedback in the comments section. GSP vs. Diaz rivalry reaches...
Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz had an intense media call leading up to their UFC 158 fight. Read about what was said on the call.
Looking for that new sweet trailer that they've been showing for GSP vs. Diaz during tonight's UFC 157 pay-per-view that features The Animals "House of the Rising Sun?" You're welcome.
You live long enough you may just see everything right? Georges St. Pierre and Nick Diaz were surprisingly very respectful of each other during today's mandatory ticket on-sale presser in Montreal for UFC 158. Below we've attached some cliff notes taken from the press conference if you don't feel like sitting through the whole thing.
If you do in fact want to check...
UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre, his current challenger Nick Diaz, and UFC President Dana White are all in Montreal today to entertain you. Check out the video below.
Since only a handful of people actually tuned into 'Strikeforce: Marquardt vs. Saffiedine' this past Saturday night, SHOsports has decided to post this retrospective narrated by the great Mauro Ranallo. And it's worth checking out. Unfortunately, now all we have to look forward to is a bunch of #StrikeforceNeverDie posts on our Twitter timelines every time a former roster...
2012 will go down as a mixed year in the UFC. Unable to deliver the big super fights, the UFC will attempt to rebound in 2013 with several highly anticipated fights both scheduled and in planning.