611 Search Results for ufc 143

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...

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,...