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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...

Dec 7, 2016 12:36 pm

Nick Diaz & NSAC reach agreement, Diaz cleared to fight again immediately

Despite the fact that Nick Diaz celebrated the end of his shortened suspension earlier this year, the eldest Diaz brother hadn’t returned to the Octagon due to the fact that he had yet to pay his fine to the NSAC. The failure to pay his fine resulted in Diaz being barred from cornering his brother...

Dec 7, 2016 5:54 am

Dominick Cruz: Cody Garbrandt is like Shane Carwin, and we all saw what happened to him

On December 30, in the co-main event of UFC 207, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will attempt to defend his title against the young Cody Garbrandt. In advance of this bantamweight title showdown, both fighters have pretty clear paths to victory. If Cruz wants to win, he’ll need to avoid Garbrandt’s fight-altering punching power and drag him...

Dec 5, 2016 11:55 am

Dominick Cruz on Cody Garbrandt: He’s literally about as smart as a rock

On December 30, in the co-main event of UFC 207, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will attempt to defend his title against dangerous undefeated striker Cody Garbrandt. It’s arguable, of course, that the shot should have instead been awarded to former champ TJ Dillashaw, but Cruz and Garbrandt’s sizzling beef was more than enough to convince...

Nov 30, 2016 10:48 am

Nick Diaz disappointed with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

MMA icon Nick Diaz is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. From topics such as fighter pay, to matchmaking, Diaz frequently speaks out on matters where he feels he needs to. Earlier this month, at the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, Conor McGregor made UFC history as he...

Nov 24, 2016 9:27 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt got title shot, not TJ Dillashaw

At UFC 207 on December 30th, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will put his bantamweight strap on the line in the co-main event of the New Years Eve card as he steps into the Octagon against streaking undefeated bantamweight Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt, who will be entering the bout on a 10-fight win streak that has...

Nov 21, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Andre Ward on boxing vs. MMA and the skills of Nick and Nate Diaz

Andre Ward is now being argued as the number 1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world after defeating Sergey Kovalev over the weekend. Ward won a unanimous decision over Kovalev in Las Vegas, Nevada to take three light heavyweight world title belts from the Russian boxer. However, there has been a bit of controversy in the...

Oct 29, 2016 8:51 am

Cody Garbrandt fires back at “busted up” Dominick Cruz

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is certainly one of the most underrated trash talkers in MMA. When Cruz was making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in January against TJ Dillashaw, Cruz took his trash talk to an entirely new level when he began his verbal onslaught of the bantamweight champion. Ultimately, when the...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

Oct 24, 2016 5:46 pm

Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz a message following news of title fight

Earlier today the UFC officially announced that current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz would be defending his title in the co-main event of UFC 207 against surging division contender Cody Garbrandt. Shortly following the announcement, “No Love” took to Twitter where he sent out the following bold message. About to put Cruz behind that @foxsports...

Oct 24, 2016 2:06 pm

Breaking! Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt is official for UFC 207

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (22-1 MMA) will return to action at UFC 207 this December in Las Vegas. “The Dominator” will defend his title against Cody Garbrandt at the December 30 pay-per-view event. Your #UFC207 co-main event is SET! Bantamweight champ @DominickCruz defends his belt against @Cody_NoLove! ➡️ https://t.co/CJj2auALgn pic.twitter.com/2THBHYJwDd — UFC (@ufc) October 24,...

Oct 20, 2016 3:40 pm

Breaking! Dominick Cruz slated to defend his bantamweight title at UFC 207

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (22-1 MMA) is slated to return to action at UFC 207 this December in Las Vegas, according to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. “The Dominator” is being targeted to square off with Cody Garbrandt at the pay-per-view event. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bout. Dominick Cruz was most...

Oct 20, 2016 5:26 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw blasts Dominick Cruz on Social Media

TJ Dillashaw has been angling for a rematch with the man who took his bantamweight belt, Dominick Cruz, ever since narrowly losing it to the “Dominator” this past January in Boston. Dillashaw took to Instagram on Wednesday to call out the newly crowned champ and did not mince words in doing so! Still no response to...

Oct 12, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva posts video of him sparring, practicing reverse-elbow

Anderson Silva appears to be training hard, releasing a video of him in a hard sparring session on Tuesday amidst rumors of a potential match-up with Georges Saint Pierre. In the video you can see Silva and his sparring partner throwing some heat! It appears as though The Spider gets tagged early on in the...

Oct 11, 2016 10:54 am

Nick Diaz: Conor McGregor will never be the best

While Conor McGregor is currently the UFC featherweight champion, and has the opportunity to go down in history as the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold title belts in two weight classes when he fights Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 on November 12th, MMA veteran Nick Diaz doesn’t think McGregor’s beat...

Oct 9, 2016 3:52 pm

PHOTO | Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz an image of how he will look following their fight

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and surging contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two 135-pound fighters have been trading verbal shots for months – so much so, in fact, that it is starting to look like contenders such as TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book the Cruz...

Oct 4, 2016 10:45 pm

TJ Dillashaw blasts Dominick Cruz once again for “running”

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been doing everything in his power to secure a rematch with UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz, who returned to the Octagon earlier this year, fought Dillashaw in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ back in January, and reclaimed the bantamweight championship that he never actually...