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Apr 16, 2013 9:52 am

GSP Weigh-In Controversy – An In-depth Look

A story that once seemed to have little legs continues to trot on. The Georges St. Pierre weigh-in controversy from UFC 158 has survived for over a month now and continues to puzzle. Official statements and complaints fall from the woodwork while suspicious videos are pulled down then pop-up again. Zane Simon at Bloody Elbow...

Dec 26, 2012 11:50 am

Condit Bitter Towards MacDonald Over Rematch After Nearly Defeating Welterweight King

  UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has a lot to be proud of this year. After coming off of a 4-0 winning streak in the past three years, Condit won the interim welterweight championship after a hard-fought decision victory against Nick Diaz at UFC 143. This win granted him a highly anticipated title shot against longtime...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...


Aug 27, 2012 6:18 am

A Few Fights to Look Forward To

Many of us are saddened that the summer season is about to conclude. The opportunity to take a trip to the beach or lay out in the backyard by the pool and bbq is something we all cherish, but even though fall is fast approaching that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot to look...

May 31, 2012 9:02 am

Report: Nick Diaz Received $300K in Showing For Press Conference Bonus Money

By Ryan Busuttil Nick Diaz continues to make his way into the news following his yearlong suspension at the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Along with his suspension, Diaz was fined 30% of his $200k purse for his UFC 143 fight against Carlos Condit and 30% of his $65k bonus money. ESPN’s Brett...

May 18, 2012 7:15 am

POLL RESULTS | Are You Still A Nick Diaz Fan Following Latest No-Show?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we focused in on last weekend’s BJJ Expo no-show and how that impacted the fan support of popular MMA fighter Nick Diaz. A lot of work and energy went into last weekend’s Expo in Long Beach, California and it was supposed to cap off with a super-fight main...

Apr 19, 2012 8:24 am

Diaz Hearing Shelved Until Commission Sees Medical-Marijuana Card

By Mark Carrillo: The Nevada State Athletic Commission has put the Nick Diaz disciplinary hearing regarding his suspension for testing positive for marijuana metabolites on hold, at least until the fighter presents to the commission his medical-marijuana card. Diaz had tested positive after his fight with interim champ Carlos Condit at UFC 143. The NSAC...

Apr 12, 2012 8:15 am

Nick Diaz's Lawyer Fires Back At NSAC

By Drew Graham: Nick Diaz is still waiting to answer to the charges of testing positive for marijuana in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. In March, Jennifer Lopez, public information officer told Yahoo! Sports that “Not only did Nick Diaz violate the law by testing positive for marijuana metabolites, but he also lied...

Apr 3, 2012 1:10 pm

Nick Diaz Scheduled For BJJ Super Fight Next Month

It has been nearly 2-years since Nick Diaz slapped on a Gi for competition purposes, but with his MMA career on hold he is set to make a return to the competition circuit. Widely considered as one of Cesar Gracie’s top student, Nick Diaz is now set to compete in a “super fight” at the...

Mar 14, 2012 3:28 pm

Nick Diaz NSAC Appeal Loses Momentum Before It Even Starts

Yesterday we released a story in regards to the Nick Diaz failed marijuana test that cited an official appeal from his attorney that’s calling for the NSAC to take no action against Diaz for the alleged infraction. While releasing their official response directly to the state of Nevada (That can be found by clicking here),...

Mar 9, 2012 12:53 pm

Werdum vs. Russow Target For June Brazil Show

A heavyweight fight between top contender Fabricio Werdum and top prospect, Mike Russow is reportedly in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in June. The Brazilian card is yet to be announced or finalized and the date/ venue is expected to be announced shortly. In the headlining spot is expected to be...

Feb 22, 2012 4:00 pm

First Official Steps Against Nick Diaz Taken By NSAC | Temporary Suspension Issued

A meeting held today in the State of Nevada by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) started the process in determining the licensing fate of UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz. During the hearing the NSAC confirmed what we already knew and that is that they are officially taking action against Diaz for failing his UFC...

Feb 13, 2012 2:34 pm

Cesar Gracie Disappointed, Nick Diaz Shocked At Failed Drug Test

“I was very disappointed. Everyone knows he smokes marijuana medicinally in California. He has a legal right to do it in this state. He was surprised he tested positive. He does the same ritual every fight for the last five years. He stops it in time and he cleanses his system, works out like crazy,...

Feb 12, 2012 4:05 pm

Josh Koscheck vs. Johny Hendricks Booked For FOX Show

A welterweight bout between Josh Koscheck and Johny Hendricks has been booked for an upcoming UFC on FOX event. UFC president Dana White announced the news just moments ago. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event...

Feb 10, 2012 12:32 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung Set For Main Event On FX 3

A featherweight main event between two of the UFC’s hottest prospects has been set for the UFC’s return trip to FX TV on May 15th. The two fighters took to twitter earlier this week to talk up a potential matchup and the UFC responded by booking “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung and Dustin Poirier...

Feb 10, 2012 12:00 pm

Poll Results | Who Thinks Diaz Beat Condit?

In our latest polling here on BJPENN.COM we weighed in on the topic of last weekend’s main event between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit. It was a crazy fight that in the conclusion had man fans, fighters and analysts crying robbery based on the judge’s decision to award Carlos Condit the victory. It is these...

Feb 9, 2012 1:09 pm

GSP Disappointed He Won't Get To Fight Nick Diaz (Video)

In his latest interview with HDNet, UFC welterweight champion Georges St.-Pierre discusses his disappointment for not being able to return to action against Nick Diaz. After UFC 143’s main event between Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz the next fight for the champ was determined and it’s interim title holder Carlos Condit. Read More: GSP (News),...

Feb 9, 2012 9:50 am

Quick Twitt | The Korean Zombie And Dustin Poirier Combat Through Twitter

After Dustin Poirier’s impressive performance at last weekend’s UFC 143 event he took to the post-fight press conference and called out “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung as one of the fighters he would like to face next. Jung has apparently heard the call and made reference to knocking out the rising prospect in six-seconds....

Feb 8, 2012 3:15 pm

After Re-Watching Diaz vs. Condit Joe Rogan Concedes That Diaz Won

“Going back to the Diaz/Condit fight, my point about missing things, is I watched the fight at home and when I watched the fight at home, I had a slightly different opinion. When I watched it live I thought that Carlos Condit won it. In the fourth round I said that Condit was winning this...

Feb 8, 2012 2:38 pm

MMA Fight Photo Of The Week | A Battered And Bloody Roy Nelson Still Stands

Last weekend’s UFC 143 event was full of ups and downs, awesome fights and disappointing calls from the officials where the main stories coming out of the event. In our weekly MMA Fight Photo I would like to highlight the evening’s co-main event between Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum. Werdum put on a striking clinic...

Feb 8, 2012 5:20 am

GSP Willing To Give Up His Title To Skip Condit And Fight Diaz?

According to his teammate Kenny Florian that is what he said… “It’s interesting actually. At dinner after UFC 143 Georges said that he wants to fight Diaz so bad that he would be willing to give up his belt just so he can fight Diaz and then he would fight Condit, this is how bad...