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Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 25, 2015 4:08 pm

Daniel Cormier takes his UFC Light Heavyweight Title for a ride

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier is taking some much deserved time off after a busy year. Cormier kicked off 2015 with a championship fight against Jon “Bones” Jones and even though he put in a losing effort, he still showed that he could be championship material by going the distance. Cormier would return to...

Oct 20, 2015 8:13 am

Chael Sonnen discusses UFC 200 return rumors

Despite Chael Sonnen announcing his retirement prior to being handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC back in July of 2014, there has been much speculation as to whether or not Sonnen will return to the sport when his suspension is up. ‘The American Gangster’ recently shut the door on talks of a potential return...

Oct 19, 2015 10:29 pm

Jon “Bones” Jones and Daniel Cormier go at it on Twitter!

Several months after their first meeting in the octagon for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 182, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier are ready to go at it again. Jones reigned supreme in the light heavyweight division for nearly four years before he was forced to relinquish the championship due to legal issues. After...

Oct 19, 2015 2:37 pm

Sorry, “Rumble” Johnson! Ryan Bader’s sights are set on Daniel Cormier

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is looking to get on the path back to the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship and his latest attempts at calling out Ryan Bader dug deep. It looks like Bader won’t be taking the bait, however, as “Darth’s” manager informed Fox Sports that they will be waiting it out for the return of...

Oct 18, 2015 5:37 pm

Chael Sonnen stands firm on retirement: ‘I am not coming back’

Chael Sonnen has not stepped foot in the octagon since fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 167 nearly two years ago in November 2013. He was scheduled to clash with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 173, but one of Sonnen’s pre-fight random pre-fight drug tests forced him out of the fight when it came back positive for...

Oct 17, 2015 8:09 am

Inside look at Jon Jones’ court-appointed outreach work

Former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones is currently working through the 72 court mandated community service appearances he has to do as part of a plea agreement from his infamous April hit-and-run incident. ‘Bones’ has been posting pictures from his outreach work on his social media accounts. Check it out: Great meeting with the...

Oct 15, 2015 11:21 am

Missed Weight, Lost Fight, Pushed Ref And Now Fails Drug Test –– No Really!

I would say things could be worse for this UFC fighter, but man, right now that seems like that’s really not possible. UFC lightweight Francisco Trevino took on newcomer Sage Northcutt at UFC 192. Trevino failed to make weight for the fight, coming in at 160 pounds, but that was just the start. Trevino went...

Oct 13, 2015 10:38 am

Rivals To Friends — GSP Pledges To Help Nick Diaz Defeat NSAC Suspension

Once rivals, now friends? Maybe. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been one of the only MMA fighters to not comment on the controversial Nick Diaz five year suspension, until now. GSP recently talked to RDS, a Canadian news outlet, and talked about the situation. The former 170 pound king said he thinks the...

Oct 13, 2015 10:13 am

Uh-Oh! UFC Has Deadspin And Sb Nation Twitters Shut Down

The UFC and the NFL got two Twitter accounts shut down for apparently violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or basically because the accounts were showing short clips of copyrighted material, i.e. clips of PPV events and other sports events. The UFC and NFL complained to Twitter, who then suspended the accounts @Deadspin and @SBNationGIFs....

Oct 13, 2015 7:45 am

Nick Diaz Needs 18,000 More Signatures, And There’s Only Three Days Left

Alright guys, time for the final stretch. Nick Diaz’s official White House Petition has until October 16 to reach 100K signatures. Currently, at the time of writing this, the petition stands at 81,136 signatures, meaning that we need to get 18,864 more to reach the goal. So, if you haven’t done so yet sign it...

Oct 12, 2015 3:00 am

Cormier: Critics would have ‘had a field day with me’ if I lost to Gus

Daniel Cormier stepped into the octagon in Houston, Texas with a gameplan in mind to successfully defend his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 192. Unfortunately for him, he was facing Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson and was forced to fight the hardest fight of his life. Gustafsson and Cormier left it all in the octagon...

Oct 11, 2015 5:25 am

Bellator champ: ‘Warren deserves a longer suspension for failed drug test’

The self-proclaimed “Baddest Man on the Planet” Joe Warren’s plans for a run at Bellator’s bantamweight championship were pushed to the side after he failed a drug test for marijuana. Now, Marcos Galvao is left opponent-less once again for his fight at Bellator 144. Eduardo Dantes was originally supposed to fight Galvao at Bellator 144,...

Oct 9, 2015 10:56 am

WATCH! Nick Diaz Responds To Cher’s Support

Last week music icon Cher sent out a tweet, to her millions of fans, showing her support for UFC fighter Nick Diaz, who was handed a controversial five year suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Cher is just one of many who have come forward and publicly shown they’re on team #FreeNickDiaz. TMZ Sports...

Oct 9, 2015 8:47 am

Free Nick Diaz — Sign The Petition Now!

Alright guys, we’re now on the home stretch and need a final big push to get this thing going. Nick Diaz’s official White House Petition has only a week left to meet its goal and only needs 27,286 more signatures. It’s currently at an astounding 72,714 signatures, that’s crazy! But, we need more. So, if...

Oct 6, 2015 7:25 pm

Palhares Wants Out Of WSOF, Asks NSAC To ‘Judge Me As I Should Be Judged’

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares was stripped of his World Series of Fighting welterweight title and suspended indefinitely following his most recent fight against Jake Shields. In that fight he repeatedly put his fingers near Shields’ eye and seemed to scratch, or gauge them. Even after the referee warned him he continued to do so. Then,...

Oct 5, 2015 4:30 pm

“Karate Hottie” says Jon Jones is in ‘good spirits’ after plea hearing

Jon “Bones” Jones could be nearing the end of his time away from the octagon after getting stripped of his title and suspended for his most recent run-in with the law in April. Rather than serving time in jail, Jones will be on probation for eighteen months and is now waiting for the UFC brass...

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...