2985 Search Results for Nate Diaz

Feb 26, 2016 12:49 pm

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

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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

[ooyala code=”9oMTdhMTE6PdvW9JLYfDyx-73xsCvPZm” player_id=”631143aa3982447caf394a185941cb69″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] After it was announced that Nate Diaz would be filling in for Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC 196 on March 5th against Conor McGregor, everyone knew there would be trash talk. Both Diaz and McGregor have earned reputations as two of the best trash...

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...

Feb 24, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor training for Nate Diaz – “I don’t care about weight divisions”

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Feb 24, 2016 8:24 am

MMA world reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Yesterday evening UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the announcement of Nate Diaz filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Immediately social media went wild in anticipation of the fight. Below is a compilation of members of the MMA community reacting to the fight. . @thenotoriousmma vs...

Feb 24, 2016 8:11 am

Conor McGregor’s coach predicts early finish against Nate Diaz

While Conor McGregor might have opened up as the betting favorite against Nate Diaz ahead of their welterweight scrap at UFC 196 on March 5th, his coach, John Kavanagh, thinks it will be an early finish. Diaz was given the fight after UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with...

Feb 24, 2016 8:04 am

REPLAY! Dana White makes Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz announcement

Last night UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter to make the official announcement of who would be filling in for Rafael dos Anjos against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As BJPenn.com previously reported, Nate Diaz was given the fight. White also revealed that the fight would now go down at welterweight...

Feb 24, 2016 7:58 am

Opening betting odds for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz revealed

By now the MMA world knows that Nate Diaz has stepped in for Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 to fight Conor McGregor in a welterweight showdown. Diaz stepped in on short notice after Rafael dos Anjos was forced out of the bout with a broken foot. Immediately after Diaz stepped in the MMA world...

Feb 24, 2016 7:57 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz coach talks fill-in fight against Conor McGregor

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Feb 24, 2016 7:48 am

Donald Cerrone reacts to Nate Diaz getting UFC 196 fight

Yesterday after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 title fight against Conor McGregor, many top ranked fighters were scrambling to get the vacant spot opposite McGregor. For a while it seemed as though fan-favorite fighter Donald Cowboy Cerrone would get the fight. Cerrone hit the gym to start cutting weight and was just...

Feb 24, 2016 7:43 am

VIDEO | Incredible fan-made UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz promo

[fbvideo link=LINK_TO_FB_VIDEO] Someone has already made a brilliant Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz promo for UFC 196 Posted by The MMA Feed on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 Yesterday after Rafael dos Anjos withdrew from his UFC 196 title fight against Conor McGregor on March 5th with a broken foot, Nate Diaz stepped in on less...

Feb 23, 2016 8:22 pm

PHOTO | Official UFC 196 Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz poster

After Rafael dos Anjos backed out of his UFC 196 main event scrap against Conor McGregor with a broken foot, there was a scramble to find an opponent to replace the lightweight champ. Ultimately it was revealed by UFC President Dana White that Nate Diaz would be stepping in on short notice to fight McGregor...

Feb 23, 2016 8:14 pm

Dana White officially announces Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor

Early Tuesday evening BJPenn.com broke the news that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz had been slated for the main event of UFC 196 after Rafael dos Anjos backed out of the bout with a broken foot. There were still some questions surrounding the bout, mainly what weight class the pair would compete at. Tuesday evening...