3182 Search Results for Nate Diaz

Feb 29, 2016 11:49 am

Frankie Edgar gives his insight on what Nate Diaz will have to do to beat Conor McGregor

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar was absolutely furious last week when he heard that he “refused” to take a fight with the featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Edgar who is injured with a torn groin is unable to fight and appeared on Monday’s MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani to talk about getting over his situation...

Feb 28, 2016 3:35 pm

Video: Nate Diaz details how he will defeat Conor McGregor and come home rich

Former UFC lightweight title contender Nate Diaz will square off with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout which headlines next week’s UFC 196 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. When asked by a reporter what his gameplan was for defeating McGregor, Nate came up with the following hilarious response: @natediaz209 gameplay for...

Feb 27, 2016 7:34 pm

Exclusive Video: Nate Diaz on the Mitts Prepping for McGregor

[ooyala code=”Q0NWllMTE6PQaMNrSHPbFg5yCJkC6sRW” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] We are now officially less than a week away from March 5th, where Nate Diaz will fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. Going into the fight many are wondering how Nate Diaz’ conditioning will be given that he stepped into the bout on less...

Feb 27, 2016 7:30 pm

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz strategy for UFC 196: “Kill or be killed”

[ooyala code=”x2NGllMTE6_HyW2tKFq1FWjcnN4MYmRQ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Going into UFC 196 there are many questions surrounding Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor. In addition to how McGregor will do against a taller opponent, many are wondering how Nate Diaz will do given that he is stepping in on nearly 2 weeks notice. In the video above,...

Feb 27, 2016 7:25 pm

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz wants fight with Georges St. Pierre

[ooyala code=”x0NGllMTE63BLtYN87_epoqlvcesVgOI” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] While Nate Diaz is currently slated to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th at welterweight, that wasn’t the fight Diaz initially wanted. In the video above, captured by BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage, Nate Diaz explains how he wants to fight GSP, and how he ended...

Feb 26, 2016 9:04 pm

Can Nate Diaz shock the world? Check out the only 2 losses of Conor McGregor’s career

UFC veteran Nate Diaz will step in on short-notice to fight current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout headlining next weekend’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. McGregor has not lost a fight in over five years, his last setback coming in November of 2010 to Joseph Duffy via first-round submission. McGregor’s...

Feb 26, 2016 12:49 pm

Exclusive Video | BJ Penn gives his prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

[ooyala code=”dxd2tkMTE6DM2RwhOC6mpuJ6ZGweMtbF” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The MMA world was thrown into confusion earlier this week when it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on March 5th. Ultimately the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a...

Feb 26, 2016 8:09 am

Conor McGregor insults Nate Diaz on social media

At the UFC 196 press conference Wednesday afternoon, things got quite heated between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, as many expected. The pair threw verbal insults at one another throughout the course of the press conference, with Nate Diaz even going as far as to accuse Conor McGregor of using steroids. Following the event, Nick...

Feb 25, 2016 3:52 pm

PHOTO | Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz side by side stats comparison

There are many questions going through the mind of MMA enthusiasts leading up to the main event of UFC 196, where Conor McGregor will face Nate Diaz. The main two questions are, how will Conor McGregor handle fighting a taller opponent? And, how will Nate Diaz do on such short notice? Leading up to the...

Feb 25, 2016 3:41 pm

VIDEO | UFC releases UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz promo

In the wake of the UFC announcing that Nate Diaz would be filling in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5th, they have now released a new promo video for the event. The promo video also features footage of Holly Holm and Miesha Tate, who will be squaring off in the co-main...

Feb 25, 2016 2:57 pm

Dana White assures fans Nate Diaz is in shape: ‘He’s been training’

When it was announced that Nate Diaz was stepping in for an injured Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 on March 5th, many fans began questioning how good of shape Diaz would be in given that he took the fight on short notice. While Diaz is undoubtably coming in on short notice, he will not...

Feb 25, 2016 8:39 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor responds to Nate Diaz’s steroid accusations

At the UFC 196 press conference on Wednesday, Nate Diaz accused Conor McGregor and the rest of the UFC roster of using steroids. For a brief moment, when Diaz made the accusations we saw McGregor nearly lose his composure for the first time. McGregor stood up and turned to Diaz, denying using steroids and stating...

Feb 25, 2016 8:24 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz reacts to Conor McGregor’s pre-fight trash talk

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Feb 25, 2016 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen says if Conor McGregor beats Nate Diaz, he’s fighting Robbie Lawler at UFC 200

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen thinks everybody missed the point of Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor taking place at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds. According to Sonnen, the UFC 196 main event fight between McGregor and Diaz was set at 170-pounds so that the UFC can promote a welterweight title fight between “Mystic...

Feb 25, 2016 5:43 am

Nate Diaz: McGregor has been fighting midgets, I fight grown men!

Yesterday at the UFC 196 press conference with Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, the pair were involved in some pretty heated verbal exchanges, as many expected. After Conor McGregor called Nate Diaz out for teaching MMA seminars to young kids, Diaz fired back by taking shots at McGregor’s past opponents. “You knocked out three midgets...

Feb 24, 2016 7:48 pm

Dana White responds to Nate Diaz’ steroid comments

At the UFC 196 press conference on Wednesday, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor got involved in several heated verbal exchanges. Surprisingly, Nate Diaz accused the UFC roster, as well as Conor McGregor specifically, of being on steroids. McGregor instantly got fired up, nearly losing his composure. Following the event, UFC President Dana White responded to...

Feb 24, 2016 6:15 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! UFC 196 Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz press conference

Wednesday afternoon in California Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz participated in a UFC 196 press conference at the UFC gym. During the course of the press conference, McGregor and Diaz lobbed verbal jabs at one another, and McGregor even threw some insults at Rafael dos Anjos, Frankie Edgar, and Jose Aldo. Above you can see...

Feb 24, 2016 4:21 pm

VIDEO | Fighters react to UFC 196 Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz press conference

Wednesday afternoon the UFC 196 press conference went down in California. As many expected, the event was a heated one, with both fighters throwing verbal jabs at one another throughout the course of the press conference. In addition, McGregor used the opportunity to take shots at Rafael dos Anjos, Jose Aldo, Frankie Edgar, and several...

Feb 24, 2016 2:33 pm

REPLAY! Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz staredown

YES YES YES YES YES OMG. #UFC196 Saturday 3.5.16 on PPV! @TheNotoriousMMA vs @NateDiaz209 https://t.co/Vlk753F8dJ — #UFCLondon (@ufc) February 24, 2016 Earlier today at the UFC 196 press conference in California Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had their first staredown ahead of their main event scrap on March 5th at UFC 196. As can be...

Feb 24, 2016 2:09 pm

Nate Diaz explains what he will do after UFC 196

During the UFC 196 press conference, former UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz was asked what he plans on doing with the money he earns from March’s pay-per-view event: “I’ll probably buy a whole bunch of nice shit!” – Nate Diaz How much do you think Nate Diaz is getting paid for stepping in on short-notice? Sound...

Feb 24, 2016 2:08 pm

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz staredown from UFC 196 press conference

Wednesday afternoon the UFC held a UFC 196 press conference in California after the announcement that Nate Diaz would be stepping in on short notice for Rafael dos Anjos. As many expected, McGregor and Diaz got into some pretty heated verbal exchanges with Diaz even accusing McGregor of using steroids. At the conclusion of the...

Feb 24, 2016 1:51 pm

Nate Diaz accuses Conor McGregor of using steroids

At the UFC 196 press conference Wednesday afternoon things got pretty heated between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. As many expected, the trash talk was at an all-time high. One of the more interesting things however was that Nate Diaz said that everyone in the UFC is on steroids. Conor McGregor was extremely enraged by...

Feb 24, 2016 10:45 am

PHOTOS | Awesome fan art promoting Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

By now the sporting world knows that Conor McGregor will face Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 after Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot. In addition to the MMA community going wild with reactions on social media, fans began putting together awesome artwork for the...

Feb 24, 2016 10:11 am

VIDEO | More fighters reacting to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Tuesday evening after a brief scramble, the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for Conor McGregor at UFC 196. UFC President Dana White also announced that the fight between Diaz and McGregor was set for welterweight, rather than lightweight which is what McGregor was set to fight Rafael dos Anjos at. Immediately after...