2269 Search Results for Nate Diaz

Mar 25, 2014 6:20 am

QUICK TWITT | After Fan Poll, Nate Calls For Diaz vs. Hendricks

We take our polling system on BJPENN.COM very seriously. With such a popular destination for your MMA news, we have built the most active polling account in MMA today. In our latest poll results, we released that the fans overwhelmingly favor a Diaz vs. Hendricks bout next in the UFC’s welterweight title picture. Nate Diaz...

Jan 13, 2014 6:41 am

Diaz manager: “Nate has never turned down a fight against anyone.”

Undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov has been having trouble finding an opponent as of late. Since defeating Pat Healy via unanimous decision at UFC 165 it seems that no one is game enough to step up. Former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez was originally scheduled to fight Nurmagomedov at UFC 170, but Melendez called it off soon after....


Feb 4, 2012 10:23 am

Final Thoughts With Diaz Coach Cesar Gracie | Condit Must Be Eliminated

“Carlos Condit is in his way and Carlos Condit is telling people he is going to knock Nick out. [Nick] realizes this guy is not on our team, this guy is on a team that I personally do not like. It’s like fighting an enemy. He doesn’t have to work himself up he’s there… [Carlos...

Jul 10, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | UFC 202 Diaz vs. McGregor 2 trailer

During last night’s historic UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, the promotion released a trailer for the highly anticipated rematch between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor which will headline August’s UFC 202 event in Sin City. Nate Diaz submitted the featherweight champion in the second-round of their first meeting at UFC 196 this past March....

Jun 26, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor details what went wrong in his first fight with Diaz

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career to Nate Diaz this past March in Las Vegas. Diaz submitted the Irish superstar in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. McGregor was initially supposed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at the event,...

Jun 26, 2016 1:08 pm

Conor McGregor: “I’ll toy with Diaz in rematch”

Conor McGregor will be looking to get revenge on Nate Diaz when the pair square off in the main event of UFC 202 later this summer. The current UFC featherweight champion was submitted by Diaz in the second-round of their welterweight fight at UFC 196 this past March. The brash Irish superstar is confident that...

Jun 23, 2016 9:47 am

Three UFC stars nominated for 2016 ESPY Awards

Every year ESPN holds their annual ‘ESPY Awards’. This year, WWE superstar John Cena will be hosting the awards show, which goes down July 13th. The UFC will be well represented at the awards show, as 3 UFC stars have been nominated for awards at the highly anticipated event. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has...

May 9, 2016 10:33 am

VIDEO | Roy Jones Jr. talks McGregor vs. Mayweather and boxing the Diaz brothers

Former boxing world champion Roy Jones Jr. thinks that the competition in a boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is laughable. Jones Jr. says that there is no way that the UFC featherweight champion would have any chance in a boxing match with the retired, undefeated boxing champ. Jones Jr. also talks...

May 5, 2016 9:02 am

PHOTOS | Jean-Claude Van Damme sparring & training with Diaz Brothers

Famed martial artist and actor Jean-Claude Van Damme has been training alongside Nick and Nate Diaz at Gold’s GYM, helping Nate Diaz prepare for his UFC 200 fight against an opponent who has yet to be named. Van Damme posted a series of photos to his Instagram showing himself training and sparring with the Diaz...

May 3, 2016 8:24 pm

Nick Diaz wants you to see one of his new “JCVD” kicks

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz has been busy training “ninja shit” with his younger brother Nate and mixed martial arts legend Jean-Claude Van Damme. Diaz, who is eligible to return to the UFC octagon this August, took to Instagram to show off one of his new kicks. #wannaseeoneofmykicks #jcvd #kick #kicks #mma #poolside #poolsidechillin...

May 3, 2016 1:24 am

VIDEO | Nick Diaz talks about dream coming true training with childhood idol

UFC veteran Nick Diaz has been into martial arts for a long time. The elder Diaz brother admits that he was a Jean-Claude Van Damme wannabe as a youngster. Recently, The Diaz brothers were seen training and hanging out with the Hollywood martial arts star. Nick spoke with TMZ on getting to train with one...

May 2, 2016 9:29 am

Conor McGregor: Diaz is full of excuses

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was busy on Twitter this morning. The brash Irsh superstar has proclaimed he will “school” Nate Diaz in their rematch later this year. “Mystic Mac” also accused the “Stockton Slugger” of being full of excuses for how the first 8 minutes of their fight at UFC 196 played out. His...

May 2, 2016 9:19 am

Conor McGregor: On the floor Nate was swept and controlled

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor suffered his first career octagon defeat to Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of UFC 196 this past March in Las Vegas. “Mystic Mac” was submitted via rear-naked choke in the second round of his fight with the Stockton native. However, Conor feels that he was actually doing very well...

Apr 24, 2016 3:45 pm

Photo | Jon Jones kicks it with the Diaz Brothers

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was kicking it with Nick and Nate Diaz earlier this week. Israel Martinez posted the following photo on Twitter Friday evening showcasing the three UFC superstars. Check it out: @JonnyBones kicking it with @nickdiaz209 @NateDiaz209 @ufc #197 pic.twitter.com/EXeAcfo1vz — Israel Martinez (@IzzyStyle) April 22, 2016 Jon Jones headlined...

Mar 31, 2016 10:19 am

Exclusive | Diaz’s coach on rematch: “Now it is Nathan’s turn to call the shots”

Yesterday evening the UFC announced that a welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will headline July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez recently spoke with BJPENN.com and gave us his take on the new booking and how the power of “calling shots” has shifted in the...

Mar 15, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Diaz brothers fight with sais in living room

While it’s no secret that Nick Diaz has some serious skills with nunchucks, it may surprise some to know that the Diaz brothers also have some serious skills with another martial arts weapon, the sai. In the wake of Nate Diaz’ UFC 196 submission win over Conor McGregor earlier this month, check out this throwback...

Mar 13, 2016 7:55 pm

Coach Kavanagh: Conor gassed from trying to take Nate’s head off with every left hand

The coach of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, John Kavanagh, was a recent guest on Ariel Helwani’s popular show “The MMA Hour“. Coach Kavanagh discussed McGregor’s UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz and gave his take on what went wrong for the Irish superstar. John admitted that Nate Diaz was more efficient with his...

Mar 10, 2016 9:57 pm

Diaz Brothers to Conor McGregor: “Weed beats speed”

At UFC 194 Conor McGregor shocked the world and silenced critics everywhere as he knocked Jose Aldo out in just 13 seconds to unify the interim UFC featherweight championship and the UFC featherweight championship. Following the bout, during his post-fight Octagon interview, McGregor proclaimed to the masses “Precision beats power, and timing beats speed.” The...

Mar 10, 2016 3:59 pm

VIDEO | Diaz Brothers share hilarious video mocking Conor McGregor

Video by Joel Sanderson While there was only 2 weeks for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz to talk trash in order to hype up their UFC 196 welterweight scrap, the pair delivered. Over the course of two press conferences and countless interviews, the pair took numerous verbal jabs at one another until they met in...