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May 15, 2015 11:45 am

NSAC Delays Nick Diaz’s Disciplinary Hearing

Nick Diaz will have to wait a bit longer to figure out his fate as the Nevada State Athletic Commission delayed his hearing yet again. No date has been set for Diaz’s next hearing, but it should take place within the next month. Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana in his UFC 183 post-fight drug...

Mar 19, 2015 12:05 am

NSAC Postponse Nick Diaz’s Disciplinary Hearing

The UFC’s Hector Lombard will face the NSAC’s wrath on his own next week, as both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz have requested postponements. UFC tonight, on FOX Sports 1, broke the news during Wednesday night’s broadcast. We previously learned of Anderson Silva’s postponement, but Diaz’s case expected to be heard on the 23rd.

Feb 17, 2015 3:50 pm

Nick Diaz Suspended By NSAC Pending Disciplinary Hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today moved to temporarily suspend Nick Diaz pending a disciplinary hearing for his failed UFC 183 drug test, for Marijuana. The States Attorney General has requested a disciplinary hearing to deal with Diaz’s third failed marijuana test in the state. The Commission approved the all motions unanimously, and will hear...


Jun 4, 2014 9:55 am

PHOTO | BJ Penn Brings In Dominick Cruz In Prep For Edgar Bout

With his return to Mixed Martial Arts action just around the corner, BJ ‘The Prodigy’ Penn has brought in, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, to help him prepare for his July 6 bout against Frankie Edgar. ‘Dom’ took to twitter with the following endorsement: Why come to Hilo to vacation, when u can fight...

Mar 14, 2014 4:32 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz At Weigh-Ins, Taunts/Blasts Hendricks During Second Weigh-In Attempt

Retired UFC welterweight, Nick Diaz, was on-hand at today’s weigh-ins and had some choice words for tomorrow night’s headliner Johny Hendricks. Hendricks put tomorrow night’s pay-per-view card in jeopardy today when he missed weight by nearly two-pounds. He made good on it though during his second attempt in Dallas. Here’s the video: (Be sure to...

Mar 7, 2014 5:54 am

Woodley: Rory MacDonald & Nick Diaz ‘Are Sharing The Same Bag Of Weed’

In recent news former top contender Rory MacDonald stated that he believed himself deserving of the number one contender spot and first in line to face the winner of Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the newly abandoned UFC welterweight title. Hendricks and Lawler are set to face off on March 15 in Dallas, Texas...

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 18, 2013 5:22 pm

Clearing the Air: Cesar Gracie Tells Us That Nick Diaz was Offered a Fight by the UFC

BJPenn.com wants to clear the air about the news that is currently circulating about the fight offer that Nick Diaz did or did not receive from the UFC. Last night on BJPenn.com Radio Nick Diaz’s trainer and longtime mentor, Cesar Gracie, talked with our boys Pedro Carrasco and George Mathews about Diaz’s future with the...

Oct 24, 2012 4:20 pm

Remembering A Pioneer: Jeff Blatnick Passes At 55 Years Old | UFC NEWS

Remembering Olympic Gold Medalist and MMA Pioneer Jeff Blatnick The MMA world lost an icon today. Jeff Blatnick — former UFC commentator, MMA judge and referee — died earlier today of complications from open-heart surgery, according to multiple sources. He was 55 years old. To many fans, Blatnick will be remembered as a pioneer of...

Jan 19, 2017 4:03 pm

VIDEO | UFC charades brings out Stephen Thompson’s power walk

An unlikely duo was teamed up on Wednesday’s episode of UFC Tonight as welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson were guests to promote their rematch set for UFC 209. Karyn Bryant led a game of UFC charades as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian were teamed up to take on Woodley...

Jan 18, 2017 5:46 am

Nate Diaz well on his way to acquiring boxing license in Nevada

Nate Diaz is well on his way to acquiring a boxing license in the state of Nevada. According to ESPN.com’s Brett Okamoto, who spoke with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) executive director Bob Bennett, Diaz has been working toward this end for several months. Having paid the $50,000 fine he was handed by the NSAC...

Jan 10, 2017 10:50 am

Nick Diaz recalls smoking blunts with Kimbo Slice and his star power

The late Kimbo Slice was a massive attraction with his rise from his viral street fighting videos on the Internet to headlining televised mixed martial arts bouts. MMA bad boy Nick Diaz recently appeared as a guest on an episode of GGN News with Snoop Dogg where the two talked about mixed martial arts and...

Jan 9, 2017 9:32 am

After cancelled Caraway bout, Jimmie Rivera sets sights on Dominick Cruz

Until last week, rising bantamweight contender Jimmie Rivera expected to take on dangerous veteran Bryan Caraway on the main card of the UFC’s upcoming return to Phoenix. Then, Caraway pulled out of the fight with an injury. Though Ecuador’s Marlon “Chito” Vera was briefly targeted as Caraway’s replacement, Rivera ultimately turned down this last-minute challenge,...

Jan 3, 2017 1:04 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt robot dances after dodging multiple punches from Dominick Cruz

Cody Garbrandt robot danced his way to victory during his UFC bantamweight championship fight at UFC 207 on Friday. The newly crowned Team Alpha Male product showed impressive offense and defense in his five-round title fight against Dominick Cruz, picking up a unanimous decision victory. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was feeling what “No Love”...

Jan 1, 2017 4:33 pm

Bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt discusses his UFC 207 win over Dominick Cruz

Last Friday, in the co-main event of UFC 207, undefeated 25-year-old Cody Garbrandt picked up one of the biggest upsets of 2016 by capturing a unanimous decision win from dominant bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. In the moments after this win, the new champ sat down for a post-fight press conference with the media. According to Garbrandt,...

Dec 31, 2016 12:37 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz discusses what went wrong in his loss to Cody Garbrandt

Dominick Cruz suffered his first loss since 2007 last night in Las Vegas when he dropped a five-round decision to Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 207, surrendering his UFC bantamweight title in the process. Cruz spoke to the media backstage following the loss where he credited “No Love” for a terrific performance...

Dec 31, 2016 10:30 am

PHOTO | Scorecards from the Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt fight

In the co-main event of UFC 207, Dominick Cruz stepped into the Octagon against undefeated bantamweight prospect Cody Garbrandt for a highly anticipated grudge match. While Cruz was by far the more experienced fighter going into the scrap, Garbrandt proved that despite being just 10-0 prior to the fight, he was there to make a...

Dec 30, 2016 9:46 am

TJ Dillashaw considering weight class change after UFC 207

Tonight, on the main card of UFC 207, former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw will be stepping into the Octagon against streaking bantamweight John Lineker. While the fight was expected to produce the bantamweight #1 contender, UFC matchmaker Sean Shelby recently stated that the fight is not guaranteed to produce the next bantamweight title challenger:...

Dec 28, 2016 6:22 pm

Dana White says Nick Diaz has turned down all the fights the UFC has offered him

During today’s UFC 207 media scrum in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White revealed to MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas that former Stirkeforce champion Nick Diaz has been offered several welterweight fights by the promotion but unfortunately turned them all down. Weight debates aside, Dana White told me he's offered Nick Diaz fights at welterweight. According to...

Dec 28, 2016 5:26 pm

VIDEO | Cody Garbrandt storms out of interview with Dominick Cruz

(via The Fight Network) Bitter rivals Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt will finally take to the octagon this Friday night at UFC 207 in Las Vegas with the UFC’s coveted Bantamweight title up or grabs. Earlier today, Garbrandt and Cruz engaged in a head-to-head interview and things quickly got heated when the talk between the...

Dec 28, 2016 12:53 pm

Family First: Nick Diaz turned down a fight with Conor McGregor

In March of this year, Nate Diaz shocked the world by submitting then featherweight champion Conor McGregor in the second round of a last-minute welterweight fight. Given McGregor’s previous dominance, and his status as MMA’s biggest star, he was given an immediate shot at redemption against Diaz. Though this rematch with Diaz was initially expected...

Dec 27, 2016 12:15 pm

Nick Diaz is getting ‘ready’ for 2017

It appears that UFC fan favorite Nick Diaz may be preparing to return to competition soon. The elder Diaz brother was spotted in a social media post by Jose Garcia, who works on strength and conditioning for the Diaz brothers. Garcia posted a photo with Nick and said in the caption, “Guess who is back?...

Dec 27, 2016 11:14 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz: Cody Garbrandt is ‘dumb enough to not think at all’

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to defend his belt against the challenger Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 207, which takes place on December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Leading up to the five-round war that is scheduled to take place between Cruz and Garbrandt, the two have engaged in a...

Dec 27, 2016 9:10 am

“Shark” Cody Garbrandt rips Dominick Cruz: “I smell blood all over that p**sy”

In just days, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against undefeated bantamweight contender Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated matchup for the UFC bantamweight championship. Going into the fight, ‘The Dominator’ and ‘No Love’ have never shied away from talking trash back and forth every opportunity they get. At UFC 202...

Dec 23, 2016 11:55 pm

Dominick Cruz taunts “ignorant” Cody Garbrandt

In just under one week, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against #8 ranked bantamweight Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated grudge match for the bantamweight title. While Garbrandt is entering the fight undefeated, on a 10 fight win streak that has seen him go 5-0 inside the Octagon, the champ...

Dec 22, 2016 8:38 am

Cody Garbrandt predicts KO of Dominick Cruz at UFC 207

In just over a week, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against undefeated bantamweight prospect Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated showdown for the bantamweight title. Prior to the fight ever being announced, the pair were already trading verbal jabs at one another, with things escalating to the point of the...