763 Search Results for controversial

Oct 5, 2015 3:23 pm

EEK! Fighter Unhappy With Florian’s Bias Commentary

Based on information gathered from some of the greatest fighters of all time, stepping into the octagon can be one of the most nerve-wracking parts of the sport. Chael Sonnen said it best when he stated he felt a wave of “relief” wash over him after a fight concludes. The second toughest job on fight...

Oct 5, 2015 2:19 pm

Kennedy To Hendricks — ‘Welcome to Weightwatchers’

Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley was prepared to battle Johny Hendricks at on enemy soil in Houston, Texas for the right to fight for the UFC Welterweight Championship. It turns out he may be getting the title shot without even stepping foot in the octagon at UFC 192. Hendricks was forced out of his bout...

Oct 4, 2015 8:49 pm

Official In Charge Of Ranking UFC Fighters Shames Woodley In Gross Public Rant

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s ranking system is one of the most confusing of its kind in professional sports. The rankings are generated by a voting panel of media members who are asked to vote on who they feel are the top fifteen fighters within their divisions. Third ranked Tyron Woodley was expected to clash with...

Oct 3, 2015 10:32 pm

Former Champ Jon Jones Reacts To Daniel Cormier’s Win At UFC 192

He’s at it again. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is back to posting videos on his social media, then deleting them. Fortunately, the internet is a very resourceful and we’ve got the videos he decided to get rid of. It’s not like they’re very controversial or anything, maybe he just figured it wouldn’t do...

Oct 2, 2015 7:07 am

‘UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson’ Drug Test Results Come Back Clean

Good news, all the drug tests from UFC 191 came back negative, as in, clean. UFC 191 featured a flyweight title fight in the main event, between champ Demetrious Johnson and challenger John Dodson. It was a rematch of a very close first fight, but this time around it was all Johnson. The champ dominated...

Oct 2, 2015 6:25 am

Joe Schilling: ‘Diaz Suspension Ridiculous, But Will Turn Out To Be A Good Thing’

Bellator MMA and GLORY Kickboxing fighter Joe Schilling has a very interning and overall positive outlook on the whole controversial Nick Diaz suspension situation. Schilling recently spoke with MMAFighting about the ordeal and said that although he feels that the five-year suspension and fine was absolutely ridiculous, he ultimately feels confident that it will be...

Oct 1, 2015 12:59 am

Rapper Wiz Khalifa Show His Support –– ‘Free Nick Diaz’

A video posted by biglonn412 (@biglonn412) on Sep 30, 2015 at 11:14pm PDT It’s official, the #FreeNickDiaz movement is massive. I mean, it was already massive amongst the MMA community, but now it’s breaking out into the mainstream media. Posted on Instagram, we now have a video of rapper Wiz Khalifa showing his support for...

Sep 29, 2015 2:48 am

Don Frye On Diaz’s Suspension: ‘The NSAC Should Be Deported’

Oh Don Frye, you sure are a character. The MMA vet is one of those guys who has zero filter and simply says whatever’s on his mind that second. He doesn’t care what you or anyone else thinks of him and that’s why he’s a gold mind when it comes to doing interviews. Fry recently...

Sep 28, 2015 8:34 am

UFC pioneer to ‘delusional’ Ronda Rousey: You CANNOT beat a man

Ronda Rousey will go down in combat sports history as one of the most dominant champions to ever put her title on the line. Throughout her Strikeforce and UFC bantamweight championship runs, she has successfully defended a title seven times in a row and she is putting that streak at risk at “UFC 193” when...

Sep 28, 2015 7:46 am

UFC veteran grills Jon Jones and his ‘little bastard’ kids

Jon Jones found himself in some deep trouble with the law earlier this year in April when he allegedly fled the scene of a hit and run. “Bones” apparently caused the accident and only came back to his car to grab money and then run away again. The wreck involved three vehicles, causing one pregnant...

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...