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Feb 18, 2016 12:56 pm

Nick Diaz: ‘I was a Van Damme wannabe!’

UFC veteran Nick Diaz has had a long history with fighting. Ever since he was a kid growing up in a rough part of California in his hometown of Stockton, the bad boy from the 209 says that fighting always found him. Diaz recently did an interview with High Times about growing up fighting and...

Feb 18, 2016 9:50 am

Nick Diaz opens up on marijuana usage

It’s no secret that UFC veteran Nick Diaz has used marijuana throughout the course of his fight career. Diaz has failed 2 drug tests throughout his fight career for marijuana, and has been an advocate for marijuana usage. Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC after he failed a drug test following...

Feb 8, 2016 11:35 am

Derrick Lewis and Nick Diaz popping bottles after UFC Fight Night 82

There was much reason for UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis to celebrate after UFC Fight Night 82. Lewis won by TKO in devastating fashion over Damian Grabowski in the first round of their fight. Lewis took to the club after his win over Grabowski and found a friend in Nick Diaz to celebrate with. Lewis snapped...

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...

Feb 2, 2016 9:13 am

New Footage! Nick Diaz Sparring Session Ends The Hard Way – Head or Gut?

Sparring sessions are no joke. Especially if your sparring with one of the most dangerous and prolific striker in the UFC. In the video you’ll see Diaz’s sparring partner get cute with a spinning back-fist when it appears that it was a straight-up boxing sparring session. Don’t get cute. Head or gut? Check out the...

Jan 29, 2016 7:59 am

On This Day: Nick Diaz submits Evangelista Santos, Jacare submits Lawler

On this day in MMA history, Strikeforce held their ‘Diaz vs. Santos’ card which featured two title fights. In the main event Nick Diaz defended his Strikeforce championship against Evangelista Santos, while in the co-main event Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza defended his Strikeforce middleweight championship against Robbie Lawler. Above you can see the recap of the...

Jan 25, 2016 8:21 am

Nick Diaz on future fights: ‘I only want to go big’

There were rumors flying around that Nick Diaz was getting back into the octagon later this fall, but no confirmation of a fight was ever made by Diaz and his camp. The elder Diaz is willing to hang back and help his younger brother #6 Nate Diaz out after his successful outing against Michael “The...

Jan 13, 2016 10:47 am

Nick Diaz makes an announcement following NSAC hearing

It was a breath of fresh air after the Nevada State Athletic Commission came to a settlement on Nick Diaz’s suspension and fine on Tuesday. The commission who previously had a five-year suspension and $165,000 fine slapped on Diaz for testing positive for Marijuana in the state for the third time reduced the penalties on...

Jan 13, 2016 7:08 am

WATCH! Scrum after Nick Diaz’s suspension was reduced

Yesterday news broke that Nick Diaz and the Nevada State Athletic Commission had reached a settlement in regards to his 5 year suspension for marijuana. The terms of the settlement were that Diaz would be retroactively suspended 18 months, and would pay a $100,000 fine. Given the date of his past fight, his suspension will...

Jan 12, 2016 11:42 am

RARE FOOTAGE of Jon Jones offering to help Anderson Silva Knockout Nick Diaz!

Jon “Bones” Jones is seen in this video after defending his title against Daniel “DC” Cormier at UFC 182.   The following UFC event featured Anderson Siva vs Nick Diaz.   The UFC 183 main-event was later turned into a NC after both fighters tested positive for banned substances. Check out Jones in this video...

Jan 12, 2016 10:04 am

BREAKING: Nick Diaz eligible to fight August 1st

It was expected that the NSAC would give their final ruling on their settlement talks with Nick Diaz today during their hearing, and they delivered! Ariel Helwani is reporting that Diaz’s suspension has been shortened to 18 months, and his fine had been reduced to $100,000. Given the reduced suspension, Diaz is eligible to fight...

Jan 12, 2016 7:37 am

Video: Have a NSAC hearing today? -The Best of Nick Diaz-

Today is the day we find out what the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be giving Nate Diaz for for testing positive for marijuana last year. Will the NSAC be lenient in their decision with Diaz after the #freenickdiaz movement took the fight to the White House? We’ll fill you in the decision when the...

Jan 11, 2016 1:26 pm

NSAC Agenda: The fate of Nick Diaz and Wanderlei Silva hangs on the balance

Wanderlei Silva is first on the hot-seat tomorrow as the Nevada Athletic commission look to re-view Silva’s 2014 incident where he ran from a drug test. The “non-training run” may cost him $70,000 and a lifetime ban. Silva’s defense team has stated that their client wasn’t licensed during the time the test was administered which...

Jan 3, 2016 5:25 pm

Video Compilation: Nick Diaz Moments – Nuff Said

Since the return of younger brother Nate Diaz, I’ve been waiting for an official announcement of big brother Nick Diaz getting back into the octagon.   No such luck.  Next best thing?  Highlights from the man reppin’ 209. Diaz last appearance in the octagon was against Anderson Silva, which ended ultimately as a no-contest.  So...

Dec 30, 2015 2:08 pm

Nick Diaz makes his case for why he’s the GOAT

Nick Diaz’s MMA career has certainly been a historic one. Over the course of his nearly 15 year professional career, Diaz has fought some of the best fighters to ever compete in Mixed Martial Arts. Along the way Diaz has also fought for some of the best MMA promotions in the world, including the WEC,...

Dec 30, 2015 8:56 am

New Audio Interview: Chael Sonnen on Nick Diaz – Conor Mcgregor vs Nate Diaz

Just because Stockton CA native Nick Diaz hasn’t been highly active on the UFC fight cards the last four years, don’t fool yourself Diaz is battle-tested and fan approved.   Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) fought Anderson Silva almost a year ago with the fight being  overturned after Silva tested positive for drostanolone and androsterone, while Diaz tested...

Dec 29, 2015 9:25 am

WATCH! Backstage footage of Nick Diaz reacting to Nate’s win

#Repost @cumbeejr with @repostapp.・・・#nickdiaz reacting to his brother #natediaz win at #ufc #amwaycenter #diazbrothers Posted by DIAZ BROTHERS on Monday, December 28, 2015 Earlier this month Nate Diaz put on a dominant performance against Michael Johnson at UFC on FOX 17. The win marked a successful return to the Octagon for Diaz, who hadn’t fought...