811 Search Results for controversial

Sep 26, 2015 2:39 pm

UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir Signs New 8 Fight Contract

Looks like UFC heavyweight Frank Mir won’t be going anywhere anytime soon. The vet announced, via his Instagram, that he has signed a new 8-fight contract with the promotion. Mir’s last fight was anything but legendary. He fought fellow champ Andrei Arlovski in a fight that many were expecting to be the fight of the...

Sep 25, 2015 12:01 am

FLASHBACK! Nick Diaz Competes In Old School Bare Knuckle MMA Fight

UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been fighting for a long time. The former Strikeforce champ is currently out of action because of the highly controversial five year suspension ordered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for Diaz’s alleged failed drug test from UFC 183. The MMA world has been in an uproar since then, signing...

Sep 24, 2015 8:22 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Wants Vegas Fight: ‘It’s Foolish Not To Fight There’ Because Of Diaz

To date and announced publicly, three UFC fighters have stated that they will refuse to fight in Nevada following the NSAC’s controversial five year suspension they gave UFC fighter Nick Diaz. Those fighters include Henry Cejudo, Leslie Smith and Aljamain Sterling. One fighter who will definitely not be joining that group is UFC flyweight champion...

Sep 24, 2015 12:38 am

Kendall Grove On Diaz Suspension: ‘It’s Basically A Death Sentence’

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum, Kendall Grove, now fights for Bellator MMA and will go against Joey Beltran this Friday at Bellator 143. Ahead of that fight Grove talked about the hottest topic in MMA, the controversial five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Grove said that essentially...


Sep 22, 2015 5:23 pm

Nick Diaz: ‘I Have To Figure Out How To Make A Living’

Nick Diaz is currently out of action after that controversial five year suspension handed to him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. His legal team is expected to challenge it and look for a judicial review, but like all legal affairs, it will take time. During that time Diaz will be unable to fight from...

Sep 22, 2015 10:18 am

Legal Expert Says Diaz Has A Shot At Beating NSAC’s Ridiculous Punishment

According to a legal expert/attorney, UFC fighter Nick Diaz has a very good chance at fighting and beating his five year suspension handed to him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. In a piece written for the Huffington Post, Amy Dardashtian says outlines how Diaz has a very solid chance of getting his controversial suspension...

Sep 22, 2015 6:03 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Nick Diaz: “Let the man smoke his weed!”

Last Monday UFC fighter Nick Diaz was handed a five year suspension and a fine of $165,000. The suspension came from the Nevada State Athletic Commission who cited past offenses and what they saw as a lack of respect for the commission as their reasons for giving such a lengthy and controversial suspension. In the...

Sep 18, 2015 9:08 am

BEEF! Matt Mitrione And Matt Hughes Go At It On Twitter Over Diaz Suspension

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione didn’t really like what UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had to say about Nick Diaz’s recent controversial five year suspension. Hughes, the Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations for the UFC, put out a tweet saying that he felt the five years was...

Sep 18, 2015 9:07 am

Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley: ‘UFC’s IV Ban Not Safe For Fighters’ — WATCH NOW!

Bellator welterweight Paul Daley will compete at this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event, but it won’t be in an MMA fight. ‘Samtex’ will take on Fernando Gonzalez in a kickboxing match, which is possible due to the unique setup of the historic event. ‘Dynamite’ will hold both MMA and kickboxing bouts throughout the night, with a cage...

Sep 17, 2015 7:40 pm

Infamous Manager Mike Kogan “Shocked” Over Diaz Fiasco

Everyone has an opinion on UFC fighter Nick Diaz’s controversial five year suspension, handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The support for Diaz has been impressive to say the least. Just about every fighter has come out and shown that they think it’s ridiculous that he was given such a harsh punishment. Even...

Sep 16, 2015 10:48 am

Henry Cejudo Refuses To Fight In Nevada Following Nick Diaz Suspension

Well, here’s what could end up being the first of many. In light of the recent five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, top UFC flyweight and olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has stated that he will refuse to fight in Nevada moving forward. The suspension has been a...

Sep 15, 2015 9:57 am

Nick Diaz’s Legal Team Aren’t Finished, Plan To Fight 5 Year Suspension

Nick Diaz was handed a highly controversial suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday. They gave him a five year suspension and fined him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. Anderson Silva, who was Diaz’s opponent for UFC 183, also failed his drug tests, except his tested positive for steroids....

Sep 15, 2015 8:42 am

Cole Miller Responds To Nick Diaz Suspension –– Suggests Nevada Boycott

The MMA world caught fire on Monday when news of Nick Diaz’s five year suspension began to spread. The Nevada State Athletic commission handed down a highly controversial ruling, suspending Diaz for 5 years and fining him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. He tested positive for marijuana, but his legal time...

Sep 15, 2015 6:38 am

WATCH! The NSAC Badger Nick Diaz With Questions

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He left that hearing suspended for five years and fined $165,000, stemming from his failed drug test at UFC 183. That failed drug test was for marijuana. Anderson Silva, his opponent that night, also failed his tests, except his tested positive for...

Sep 15, 2015 12:46 am

WATCH! The Internet Had Fun With Nick Diaz’s NSAC Hearing

The internet is a crazy place. If you can think of it, it’s most likely already out there. On Monday, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, the board ruled to hand down a five year suspension and a $165,000 fine to UFC fighter Nick Diaz. The suspension was controversial to say the least. The...

Sep 14, 2015 11:39 am

Chael Sonnen puts ‘terrible’ Fedor Emelianenko on blast

Chael Sonnen is never one to hold back his thoughts on any topic, and he just unleashed a can of audio whoop-a** on PRIDE legend Fedor Emelianenko. Emelianenko recently announced he will be returning to the ring earlier this year and is rumored to announce where he will be fighting next. Fans are clamoring for...

Sep 14, 2015 1:11 am

FLASHBACK! Herb Dean grew up to look EXACTLY like his father

In the National Football League and National Basketball Association, referees play a crucial role in making sure the rules are followed. In the octagon, however, referees can be the difference between a tapout and a broken arm. There are certain referees that are known to be controversial like Steve Mazzagatti (just ask Dana White). Referees...

Sep 13, 2015 4:14 pm

White says Edgar will step in at UFC 194 if McGregor or Aldo get injured

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are set to finally square off in the octagon at “UFC 194” in December to settle who is the true UFC Featherweight Champion. The two were originally supposed to meet at “UFC 189”, but Aldo suffered a rib injury causing him to pull out of the fight. Instead, McGregor fought...

Sep 9, 2015 5:29 pm

Report: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez Targeted For January

  It looks like the UFC is trying to put together a lightweight fight between the former champion Anthony Pettis and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The report comes from Combate, who say the UFC are looking to put it together in January. Pettis hasn’t fought since losing his belt in a shocking upset against...

Sep 8, 2015 5:02 am

‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta Wants January Return, Eyes Top Ten Opponent

  UFC lightweight ‘Raging’ Al Iaquinta does not need to undergo knee surgery and now looks to return to the cage sometime in January of 2016. Iaquinta has not fought since picking up a controversial decision win over Jorge Masvidal in April. According the UFC Tonight, Iaquinta is looking to come back all healed up...

Aug 30, 2015 6:25 am

OUCH! Check out Melvin Guillard ‘shattered’ right hand (GRAPHIC)

Melvin Guillard has had issues picking up momentum since getting released from the Ultimate Fighting Championship in 2014. After a controversial split with World Series of Fighting earlier this year, “The Young Assassin” signed with Bellator with hopes of picking up lightweight gold. Guillard will have to wait until his hand recovers in order to...

Aug 30, 2015 6:02 am

“Rumble” Johnson speaks out on aftermath of “ugly” online rant

UFC light heavyweight top-contender Anthony “Rumble” Johnson found himself in trouble with the UFC earlier in August when he posted an online-rant about an incident he had with an “ugly” woman at a local gym. While the UFC admitted to being disappointed in Johnson, he was never suspended when they ran a third-party-investigation. Johnson has...

Aug 24, 2015 9:15 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson set for UFC on FOX 17

Nate Diaz will make his return to the octagon after almost a year of absence when he squares off with Michael Johnson at “UFC on FOX 17”, UFC confirmed on Monday night. “UFC on FOX 17” will take place on December 19, 2015 in Orlando, Florid at the Amway Center. Stockton’s Diaz has amassed an...

Aug 24, 2015 4:04 pm

Retired UFC lightweight Frankie Perez fires back at Michael Bisping

Frankie Perez had his shining moment in the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 74” when he knocked Sam Stout out in less than a minute. It was his first UFC win and his last as he retired moments later during his post fight interview. Perez mentioned he did not want to put his body or...

Aug 16, 2015 5:15 pm

Bas Rutten: Anderson Silva changed his story three times

Anderson Silva’s controversial drug test from UFC 183 is finally behind him, no matter how unfavorable the consequences are. The Nevada State Athletic Commission listened to everything Anderson Silva and his representatives had to say about his UFC 183 drug test failure and still chose to suspend him for a year, as well as fine...