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Conor McGregor Live UFC 183 Fan Q&A at 5PM ET/2PM PT (Video)

Conor McGregor (pictured) walked the walk 12 days ago by blasting Dennis Siver to earn next crack at UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Now it’s time for McGregor to talk the talk, arguably what he does best. McGregor will be hosting Friday’s UFC 183 fan Q&A inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Stream the chat session live right here on 5thRound.com starting at...
Via 5thRound.com
40 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Do not sleep on Nick Diaz; Why he will upset Anderson Silva at UFC 183

image via UFC   I know this is supposed to be all about Anderson Silva’s return to the octagon at UFC 183 but Nick Diaz is poised to score the big upset. At first I thought that it was my heart leading my gut because I would like nothing more than for Diaz to win and upset the UFC’s plans. When I started to look at this fight closer there are ways for Diaz to win. In fact the...
Via Fight Booth
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Live Weigh-Ins Video at 7PM ET/4PM PT

The official weigh-ins for “UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz” take place today inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stream Friday’s weight contest live right here on 5thRound.com starting at 7PM ET/4PM PT. Please click HERE for the official weigh-in results. Former middleweight king Anderson Silva (pictured) returns from a devastating broken shin to meet Nick Diaz in...
Via 5thRound.com
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dana White backs off of Anderson Silva title shot talk

During an interview this week on FOX Sports 1, UFC president Dana White backed off a bit from his earlier statements that Anderson Silva would, like, totally get a title shot if he beat Nick Diaz - a welterweight on a two-fight losing streak - in the main event of UFC 183 this Saturday. White is still pushing the ridiculous notion that "The Spider" is somehow the number one contender...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183 Embedded Episode 3

There’s plenty of behind the scenes footage of Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz in the third episode of UFC 183 Embedded, plus the likes of Miesha Tate, Sara McMann and Tyron Woodley also make appearances too. —
Via Fight Of The Night
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calling The Shots: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz main event at UFC 183 is a fight that was never supposed to be made. A middleweight that walks around at 220 lbs. and a thinly framed welterweight doesn’t make sense in the combative sphere of the MMA. However, a gruesome injury along with the eclectic desire to only vie for a high valued prize suddenly made this bout go from impractical to something...
Via In The Neutral Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thiago Alves on facing teammates: It's a brotherhood but it's business

In 2009 at UFC 100, Thiago Alves was one of the most feared welterweights in the promotion, mixing together a high level Muay Thai striking attack with heavy hands that he used to amass a seven-fight win streak en route to a title fight against former champion Georges St-Pierre. The fight didn't go Alves' way, however, with St-Pierre employing a superior wrestling attack to put the...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183 Embedded Episode 2: Diaz Arrives

On episode #2 of UFC 183 Embedded, headliner Anderson Silva endures airplane mechanical issues as he makes his way from LA to Las Vegas. Once in town, he joins former 205-lb. champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and UFC President Dana White on the set of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil and then participates in open workouts — alone. Welterweight Tyron Woodley checks his weight, while...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

New England MMA Storyteller: Chuck O’Neil

As AXS tv shines its light on New England MMA this Friday, the nation will be introduced to a new cast of characters within our sport, but also reintroduced to some old faces. The world-at-large first saw Chuck O’Neil on the set of The Ultimate Fighter and will see how far the young man has come since the cameras shut off, defending the CES Welterweight title in the main event...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

EA Sports UFC Simulation: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz

Silva takes on Diaz in our first EA Sports UFC Simulation (Screenshot/EA Sports UFC)The highly anticipated return of Anderson Silva to the octagon is now just a couple days away, as “The Spider” will be taking on Nick Diaz at UFC 183. With all the hype that this main event has surrounding it, this seemed like a good opportunity to run our first set of simulations using...
Via Mill City Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183: Nick Diaz vs Anderson Silva media day staredown

The MMA GOAT’s return is just two days away, and the festivities for UFC 183 kicked off this afternoon with media day. Missing in action yesterday, Diaz actually made it to Las Vegas today for several questions and the all important staredown with Anderson Silva. Silva-Diaz. A video posted by Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) on Jan 29, 2015 at 2:02pm PST Stick with FightHubTV...
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Miesha Tate: Sara McMann is one dimensional but it works for her

When Miesha Tate first started fighting in 2007 she was a former high school wrestling standout who excelled at applying her grappling game to make it through a laundry list of opponents during the genesis of her career. As time went on and fighters got better, Tate was forced to adapt her style and become a better mixed martial artist, adding new weapons to her arsenal with every...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Silva UFC 183 Media Scrum Video

While Nick Diaz was a no-show at yesterday’s UFC 183 media-day in Las Vegas, Anderson Silva did attend and you can watch both his scrum with the assembled journalists plus his work-out session below. —
Via Fight Of The Night
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Faber vs Assuncao Fight Card

UFC Fight Night: Faber vs Assuncao Mar 21, 2015 Ginásio do Maracanãzinho Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC Fight Night: Faber vs Assuncao Fight Card   Main Card (Fox Sports 1/TSN – Canada) Bantamweights (five rounds): Urijah Faber (32-7, #4 ranked bantamweight) vs Raphael Assuncao (23-4, #5 ranked bantamweight) Welterweights...
Via MMA Manifesto
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Official Event Poster

The UFC returns to American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on March 14. Guess who the star of the “SHOW” is? None other than lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis, if you couldn’t tell by the billboard above. Pettis puts his strap up for grabs against top contender Rafael dos Anjos in the pay-per-view’s featured contest. It will be a double-header on the...
Via 5thRound.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Betting Odds (Main Card)

Following a couple of dramatic days, Nick Diaz (pictured) finally made his way to Las Vegas. Now the question is, should he have come? The sportsbooks suggest Diaz would have been better off staying in the 209. Diaz is more than a 3-1 longshot against former UFC middleweight king Anderson Silva. “The Spider,” meanwhile, is currently pegged as a heavy 4.5-1 odds-on favorite to...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Bisping joins the cast of 'Strike Back' on Cinemax

When UFC middleweight Michael Bisping isn't in the Octagon knocking heads, he's brushing up on his acting skills and the British born actor landed a recurring role on the final season of the Cinemax series 'Strike Back'. The series is based around a group called Section 20, a secretive branch of the British Defense Intelligence Service, who go on counter terrorism missions all over...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Warrior Code: UFC 184’s Ronda Rousey

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey talks nerves, training, sacrificies, balance, intimidation, fame and more in this edition of Warrior Code.
Via hov-mma
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC 183: Silva vs Diaz predictions

A fight night UFC fans have been waiting to happen for months now is just around the corner. UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz will take place on Saturday, January 31 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The night gets underway with a three-fight early prelim card on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. eastern, followed by a four-fight preliminary card at 8:00 p.m. on FOX Sports 1...
Via Mill City Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

5 Reasons to Watch: UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz

Following a year away from the sport dealing with a broken leg suffered in his last fight, Anderson Silva returns to the Octagon this weekend to face former welterweight title contender Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183 from Las Vegas. Silva hasn't fought since losing his second fight to current middleweight champion Chris Weidman, but after the freak injury nearly cost him...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Crystal Ball Predictions: UFC 183 Silva vs. Diaz

UFC 183 is a stacked card full of big names and rising contenders. This week, we break down the main card's three top bouts, and let you know our Draft Kings picks. So, read on and let us know who you're picking in the comments section and Twitter! Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Nick Diaz is one of my all-time favorite fighters, and he is world class. That said, unless Anderson Silva...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dana White: Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson likely for May

Despite a (very) short stint in rehab for a cocaine problem, it looks like UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will be defending his title shortly. UFC president Dana White was on the Jim Rome show Wednesday and told the host that Jones will likely fight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at some point in May. Johnson is coming off of an impressive first-round knockout...
Via Rumors and Rants
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night: Stars Collide as Michael Bisping Responds to Fight Request from Shogun

Michael Bisping connects with a left to the face of Luke Rockhold in their middleweight fight during the UFC Fight Night 55 event at Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia. (Mandatory Credit: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) I hear shoguns manager said shogun is interested in a fight with me at a catch weight of 195lbs. After my fight coming up, I’m in!!! — michael (@bisping) January...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dana White does not know where UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz is

#WhereIsNickDiaz #UFC183 #UFC pic.twitter.com/CFYjXxKRnJ — Dana White (@danawhite) January 28, 2015 UFC 183 headliner Nick Diaz is nowhere to be found in Las Vegas just days before his monumental middleweight collision against Anderson Silva, and Dana White has hit Twitter to ask if anyone has seen him. Diaz has been missing in action for quite some time in fact, as he did not...
Via Fight Hub TV
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Fight Card

UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Feb 28, 2015 Staples Center Los Angeles, California (click on fighter’s name for detailed scouting report)   UFC 184: Weidman vs Belfort Fight Card   Main Card (PPV – 10:00 pm Eastern) UFC Middleweight Championship: Chris Weidman – champion (12-0, #1 ranked middleweight) vs Vitor Belfort (24-10, #4 ranked middleweight) UFC Women’s Bantamweight...
Via MMA Manifesto
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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