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Jan 7, 2016 3:20 pm

NSAC expected to make ruling on Diaz suspension on January 12th

MMA fans have been anxiously awaiting news on the NSAC’s settlement talks with Nick Diaz following an uproar stemming from their harsh 5 year suspension due to Diaz failing a drug test for marijuana. According to MMAFighting the commission could be making a ruling on the settlement talks as early as their meeting next Thursday...

Dec 24, 2015 3:58 pm

Is Dominick Cruz taking lessons from Conor McGregor?

Fighters can take note of Conor McGregor’s success in the UFC as one of the most popular fighters in the organization. The featherweight champion’s loud persona has caught the attention of fans as well as fighters in the UFC. Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz may be learning from McGregor and his success by trying...

Dec 14, 2015 2:01 pm

Nate Diaz on FOX 17 : Must Watch Exclusive Video – Gimmie Shelter

  The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 5 winner Nate Diaz is set to get back into the octagon after a short hiatus dating back to last year.   Diaz last win came by TKO against Gray Maynard another TUF season 5 fighter back in 2013.   Diaz last fight was against Rafael do Anjos (24-7...

Nov 4, 2015 10:15 pm

Diaz & NSAC discussing 18 month suspension

It was announced last month that Nick Diaz and the NSAC were in potential settlement talks that could see Diaz return to the Octagon in 2016. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that Diaz and the NSAC could be close to reaching an agreement that would see Diaz’s suspension dropped from 5 years down to...

Oct 27, 2015 10:17 pm

Rousey on Diaz suspension: Diaz got life sentence for ‘parking tickets’

During today’s UFC 193 pre-fight news conference Ronda Rousey fielded questions from reporters about things from her upcoming UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm to Nick Diaz’s suspension. When asked about Diaz’s 5 year suspension Rousey compared it to going to jail for parking tickets. “You know what it reminds me of? It reminds me...

Oct 27, 2015 9:50 pm

Diaz in talks with NSAC, could potentially return in 2016

When Nick Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC last month there was an uproar. Many called out the NSAC for abusing their power and essentially forcing the end of Diaz’s MMA career. A petition was started, which received support from numerous high-profile figures including Cher, Wiz Khalifa, Gina Carano, and more....

Oct 15, 2015 8:38 am

Diaz Brothers Thank All 100K-Plus For Signing White House Petition

It’s still pretty crazy to think that Nick Diaz’s White House petition was able to get its 100K signatures, and then some. I mean, we all know that MMA fans love them some Nick Diaz, but just think about that. 100,000 people decided to take a few moments and sign a petition supporting a UFC...

Oct 10, 2015 10:26 am

Sonnen Calls Diaz Suspension A Lifetime Ban

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has been pretty vocal in supporting Nick Diaz, after his five year suspension was announced. He was one of the first to take to social media and show support for the fighter, even selling custom T-shirts to help out. Since then everyone and their mother has come forward, protesting the...

Oct 2, 2015 6:25 am

Joe Schilling: ‘Diaz Suspension Ridiculous, But Will Turn Out To Be A Good Thing’

Bellator MMA and GLORY Kickboxing fighter Joe Schilling has a very interning and overall positive outlook on the whole controversial Nick Diaz suspension situation. Schilling recently spoke with MMAFighting about the ordeal and said that although he feels that the five-year suspension and fine was absolutely ridiculous, he ultimately feels confident that it will be...

Sep 30, 2015 8:30 am

UFC’s Drug Czar Jeff Novitzky On Diaz’s Suspension: ‘They Got This One Wrong’

The support for UFC fighter Nick Diaz is still coming in and now a major player in the UFC’s new anti-doping program has stepped up and said that the Nevada State Athletic Commission was wrong in handing down a five-year suspension. UFC’s drug czar, Jeff Novitzky, recently spoke with fighter/journalist Josh Samman, via BloodyElbow, and talked...

Sep 29, 2015 2:48 am

Don Frye On Diaz’s Suspension: ‘The NSAC Should Be Deported’

Oh Don Frye, you sure are a character. The MMA vet is one of those guys who has zero filter and simply says whatever’s on his mind that second. He doesn’t care what you or anyone else thinks of him and that’s why he’s a gold mind when it comes to doing interviews. Fry recently...

Sep 26, 2015 6:39 pm

UFN 75 Results: Nick Hein Wins Unanimous Decision In Fairly Uneventful Fight

Nick Hein took on Yusuke Kasuya in the third fight of the evening. In the first round Hein came out, landed a few nice leg kicks, as did Kasuya. Then at one point they clinched and Hein threw a knee. Kasuya turned away immediately, in pain. He had eaten a groin shot. The referee stepped...

Sep 24, 2015 8:22 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Wants Vegas Fight: ‘It’s Foolish Not To Fight There’ Because Of Diaz

To date and announced publicly, three UFC fighters have stated that they will refuse to fight in Nevada following the NSAC’s controversial five year suspension they gave UFC fighter Nick Diaz. Those fighters include Henry Cejudo, Leslie Smith and Aljamain Sterling. One fighter who will definitely not be joining that group is UFC flyweight champion...

Sep 24, 2015 12:38 am

Kendall Grove On Diaz Suspension: ‘It’s Basically A Death Sentence’

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum, Kendall Grove, now fights for Bellator MMA and will go against Joey Beltran this Friday at Bellator 143. Ahead of that fight Grove talked about the hottest topic in MMA, the controversial five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Grove said that essentially...

Sep 23, 2015 5:17 pm

Cerrone: ‘Diaz Brothers Are Awesome, I’d Hang Out With Both Of Them’

UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone lost to Nate Diaz back in the day, a loss he says was caused by letting Diaz get in his head. But regardless of that, he says he’s got nothing against Nick or Nate and actually admire them for being who they are 24/7 and not putting on a persona like...