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Oct 5, 2015 4:03 pm

Your Support Matters! Please Sign The Nick Diaz Petition Now!

The official White House petition to get Nick Diaz’s five year suspension lifted has blown up, but he still needs all the help he can get! Nearly one month ago, Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his post fight drug tests for marijuana. The commission wanted to...

Oct 5, 2015 12:37 pm

UFC 192 Medical Suspensions Report: Gustafsson Draws Potential 6-Month Term

“UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson” is in the books and there are several fighters who walked out of the octagon banged up in Houston, Texas. Perhaps none more so than Alexander Gustafsson who left it all in the cage for the opportunity to call himself the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Unfortunately for “The Mauler”, Daniel...

Oct 5, 2015 10:07 am

Music Icon Cher supports lifting NAC’s Nick Diaz ban!

As soon as it was revealed that Nick Diaz would be getting suspended for five years for failing one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests, the mixed martial arts community came out in full support of the popular UFC fighter. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to Henry Cejudo spoke out against the Nevada State Athletic...

Oct 2, 2015 10:27 am

Jon Jones Hits Personal Best, Lifts 525 Pounds –– WATCH NOW!

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is at it again. The former 205 king posted a video of himself working out on Thursday and everyone freaked out about how big he looked. Well, I’m sure this video isn’t going to quiet any of those opinions. Jones posted a new video of him lifting a...


Oct 2, 2015 9:05 am

Henry Cejudo willing to give up UFC title shot to support Nick Diaz

UFC flyweight Henry Cejudo made headlines a little while back when he publicly proclaimed that he would be boycotting Nevada and would refuse any fights taking place there. This all came after Nick Diaz was suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and fined $165,000 for testing positive for marijuana metabolites. Cejudo...

Oct 1, 2015 4:49 am

UFC Champ Daniel Cormier: ‘A lot of People Want To Discredit Me’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel ‘DC’ Cormier will defend his belt for the first time this Saturday at UFC 192 when he takes on Alexander Gustafsson in the night’s main event. Cormier was the last fighter to go up against former champ Jon Jones, in a losing effort, before he was stripped of his...

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 29, 2015 12:26 am

Woodley: ‘Jones Will Be The Highest Paid UFC Fighter When He Comes Back’

UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley, who fights this Saturday at UFC 192 against Johny Hendricks, recently talked about former champ Jon Jones and said that he believes when he comes back to the octagon he’ll once again be the highest paid fighter in MMA. Woodley told MMAJunkie that he knows Jones was the top earner before...

Sep 28, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Mighty Mouse’ responds to Cejudo’s refusal to fight in Las Vegas

Demetrious Johnson is easily one of the most dominant champions to step foot in the octagon. Whether fans think his style of fighting is exciting or not is irrelevant; “Mighty Mouse” has handily defeated any and all competition UFC brass put in front of him. Despite defending his flyweight championship seven times, he has yet...

Sep 28, 2015 1:05 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘My heart goes out to Jon Jones’

Rashad Evans is preparing himself for war with Ryan “Darth” Bader in what could potentially be a title eliminator. “UFC 192” will host the light heavyweight clash and the only thing that could be keeping Evans or Bader from getting a shot at gold is the unexpected return of Jon “Bones” Jones. “Bones” was stripped...

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 25, 2015 4:01 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘It’s Me And Jones And Then Everyone Else’

Daniel Cormier will try and make his first UFC light heavyweight title defense on October 3 when he squares off with Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Las Vegas. While Cormier acknowledges that Gustafsson is game opponent, he truly believes that the light heavyweight division only has two top dogs and that’s him and Jon Jones: “I think it’s...

Sep 23, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Medical Report: Nine Fighters Face Possible 6 Month Suspensions

This past Saturday we finally got to see what Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event would actually look like. There were a lot of questions leading into the cross promoted event, featuring both MMA fights in a cage and GLORY kickboxing matches in a ring. The night also featured an old school one-night tournament in which former UFC...

Sep 23, 2015 12:32 am

Daniel Cormier Breaks Down LHW Division –– Takes Shots At Bader And Evans

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to face Alexander Gustafsson on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192. Cormier won the title when he beat Anthony Johnson in a fight for the vacant light heavyweight title, after former champ, Jon Jones, was stripped and suspended indefinitely. Cormier and Gustafsson have two recent common opponents,...

Sep 22, 2015 1:26 pm

Nick Diaz On Rousey Standing Up For Him: ‘I Hope She Didn’t Catch Heat For It’

It’s been over a week now since UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission and fined $165,000. The suspension came after an alleged failed drug test at UFC 183. There were three different sets of tests results and only one came back saying he failed for marijuana....

Sep 21, 2015 9:42 pm

WSOF 23 Medical Report: 10 fighters forced to sit on the sidelines

World Series of Fighting returned last weekend with “WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino II” in Phoenix, Arizona! Justin Gaethje headlined the card with another successful WSOF Lightweight Championship defense against Luis Palomino. Palmoino was brutally knocked out and is just one of the many fighters who will be forced to sit on the sidelines due...

Sep 21, 2015 5:09 pm

‘I would turn down a UFC title fight if it took place in Las Vegas!’

The mixed martial arts community came together when the NSAC announced that Nick Diaz would be suspended five years for failing one of his UFC 183 drug tests for marijuana. Though he is a repeated offender, the punishment does not fit the crime and certain personalities in the MMA world believe they just wanted to...

Sep 21, 2015 3:25 pm

Nevada Senator speaks out against how NSAC handled Nick Diaz’s suspension

Nevada State Athletic Commission’s suspension of Nick Diaz is not going unnoticed as everybody from Ronda Rousey to Katt Williams have spoken out against the punishment. Diaz tested positive for marijuana in one of his three drug tests at UFC 183 and is being forced to sit on the sidelines for five years. The fans...

Sep 21, 2015 1:58 pm

WATCH! Cormier looks at potential challengers in light heavyweight division

Ultimate Fighting Championship’s light heavyweight division has never seen an athlete at the level of Jon Jones. “Bones” walked into every fight looking for a way to finish or dominate his opponent and with the exception of Alexander Gustafsson, he achieved that. It seemed as if the only person who could knock Jones off his...

Sep 21, 2015 2:34 am

WATCH! Katt Williams comes out in support of Nick Diaz

As soon as it was revealed that Nick Diaz would be suspended for five years due to failing one of his drug tests at UFC 183, the mixed martial arts community came out in full support of the former Strikeforce champion. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to Gina Carano spoke out against the Nevada State Athletic...

Sep 19, 2015 10:26 am

Dana White Finally Comments On Nick Diaz Suspension

The UFC have yet to release any kind of statement regarding the Nick Diaz five year suspension. Even president Dana White has been quiet on the controversy, aside from saying that the NSAC doesn’t care what he thinks. Well at a recent Q&A White finally opened up a little more and talked about the five...

Sep 18, 2015 3:50 pm

Is Jon Jones Going To Get A Plea Deal?

From the looks of things, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones might be looking to get a plea deal in his felony hit-and-run case. Jones, back on April 26, allegedly ran a traffic light and wrecked his car into another, one that was driven by a pregnant women. Reports also say that he allegedly...

Sep 17, 2015 9:58 pm

Jon Fitch Blames Athletic Commissions For Rousimar Palhares Incident

It would make sense that former UFC welterweight Jon Fitch wouldn’t mind taking a few shots at the currently indefinitely suspended WSOF fighter Rousimar Palhares. After all, it was Palhares who injured Fitch’s knee and forced him to sit on the sidelines for almost a year. But no, Fitch actually says he wouldn’t mind giving...

Sep 17, 2015 11:20 am

Watch! MMA’S Best React To Nick Diaz 5 Year Suspension

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for five years and fined $165,000. This all came from a drug test from UFC 183, when Diaz fought Anderson Silva, that came back positive for marijuana. However, Diaz’s legal team, at least from this writer’s perspective, provided very sufficient evidence...

Sep 16, 2015 5:13 pm

Sonnen’s #FreeNickDiaz Shirts On Pace To Sell More Than Rousey’s DNB Shirts?

Almost immediately after Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000, former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen took to social media and began selling #FreeNickDiaz shirts. After that there were reports that Diaz’s lawyers said they were going to look into the sales because Sonnen didn’t have permission to use his name. Well, apparently...