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Feb 4, 2016 11:44 am

On This Day: Carlos Condit defeats Nick Diaz, becomes interim champion

It was on this day 4 years ago that Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz fought for the UFC interim welterweight champion. The bout was set up after GSP withdrew from his UFC 143 bout with Diaz due to a torn ACL. The UFC ultimately replaced GSP with Condit, and made the bout an interim championship...

Nov 30, 2015 1:09 pm

Carlos “Natural Born Killer” Condit: “This is my shot!”

Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit will have another crack at the welterweight title against reigning champion Robbie Lawler, which takes place in the UFC 195 main event on January 2, 2016 in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “I probably don’t have too much longer,” the former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) champion told...

Aug 26, 2015 10:47 am

Condit: ‘I Have To Get My Head Right For a Rematch With Nick Diaz’

UFC welterweight Carlos Condit is preparing for his title shot against the champ Robbie Lawler, which will take place at UFC 193, in Melbourne, Australia. Condit is coming off of an exciting win over the tough Thiago Alves, but still, there are those who think Johny Hendricks should be fighting Lawler for the third time....

Jun 8, 2015 4:11 pm

FREE FIGHT! Fabricio Werdum Batters and Bloodies Roy Nelson (Full)

Hard-hitting heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Roy Nelson throw haymakers at each other inside the Octagon at UFC 143. Werdum looks to become the undisputed heavyweight champion as he takes on current champ Cain Velasquez at UFC 188 in Mexico City. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

May 21, 2014 8:21 pm

Dana White Not Interested In Nate’s Offer, Wants Nick Diaz vs. Matt Brown

Earlier this week Nathan Diaz came out and offered up his services against Matt Brown. Brown had previously called out the older Diaz, who is not currently fighting, so Nate thought it was appropriate to fight for his brother. Seems like a fun fight, but Dana White is not interested. “We never even considered that...

Dec 14, 2013 9:35 pm

White: Nick Diaz Turned Down Carlos Condit Fight, Wants Hendricks/Lawler Winner

Former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion Nick Diaz is no stranger to controversial headlines. With the retirement of mega-star Georges St. Pierre, the UFC welterweight division’s stacked deck of cards has been shuffled. The fate of the UFC Welterweight Championship has been decided as Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will duke it out for the vacated belt...

Oct 19, 2013 11:58 pm

Dana White Likes Velasquez vs Werdum On Super Bowl Card

Cain Velasquez successfully defended his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior dos Santos for a second time, in yet another dominant performance. Velasquez stood his ground and tried his hardest to knock his opponent out, but Dos Santos ate every single strike and showed true grit and determination. After a one sided fight that even the...

Oct 17, 2013 9:58 am

Roy Nelson Doesn’t Want Cormier To Hug His Way to Victory This Weekend

“There’s a couple different ways (to win). I think the biggest thing is don’t let him hug me. Don’t let him push me up against the cage and just do a boring, ugly fight and piss the fans off. I think that’s the biggest thing you don’t want to do is piss the fans off...

Oct 15, 2013 10:40 am

Gilbert Melendez Says Right Fight Would Bring Nick Diaz Out Of Retirement

Retired UFC welterweight fighter, Nick Diaz has been sitting idle since his decision loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 158 this past March. The former Strikeforce welterweight champ and on-again-off-again middleweight fighter has said he will never fight again. His team Gracie teammate and UFC lightweight contender, Gilbert Melendez, has taken to the UFC 166...

Jul 22, 2013 11:21 am

Quick Twitt | Roy Nelson Goes At It On Twitter With Popular MMA Sponsor For Non Payment

Popular MMA fighter, Roy Nelson, took to twitter recently to call out popular MMA Apparel brand, Cage Fighter, and CF President, Mike DiSabato didn’t take it lying down. Because of his outgoing response to ‘Big Country’ DiSabato is finding himself on the bad end of this argument for taking it too far. Check it out and...

Jun 14, 2013 7:14 am

Roy Nelson Uses Racial Slur While Discussing Daniel Cormier

Roy Nelson has long been popular for both his consistently entertaining fights and humorous interviews with members of the media. This time, however he may have crossed a line. In talking about his rivalry with fellow UFC heavyweight, Daniel Cormier, Nelson used some unwarranted language. In discussing Daniel Cormier’s decision in turning down a fight...

May 28, 2013 9:44 am

When are Excuses Acceptable in MMA?

UFC 160’s post fight press was filled with excuses from Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, early stoppage complaints in particular. How many times have we heard a fighter make excuses after a loss or bad performance. But, when is it okay for a fighter to make excuses. In Dana White’s opinion it’s whenever Steve Mazzagatti refs your...

May 3, 2013 8:40 am

Roy Nelson Says He Will Fight Cormier, But Only As A 205 Title Eliminator

“You know, I think in our sport, there’s a couple guys that get to fight everybody like three or four times, and I’m one of those guys, I guess, that get’s to fight everybody once. Like, I’ve been trying to fight Big Nog since after the Junior dos Santos fight, and that was two years...

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...