2144 Search Results for nick diaz

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...

Sep 22, 2015 10:18 am

Legal Expert Says Diaz Has A Shot At Beating NSAC’s Ridiculous Punishment

According to a legal expert/attorney, UFC fighter Nick Diaz has a very good chance at fighting and beating his five year suspension handed to him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. In a piece written for the Huffington Post, Amy Dardashtian says outlines how Diaz has a very solid chance of getting his controversial suspension...

Sep 18, 2015 9:08 am

BEEF! Matt Mitrione And Matt Hughes Go At It On Twitter Over Diaz Suspension

UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione didn’t really like what UFC Hall of Famer and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes had to say about Nick Diaz’s recent controversial five year suspension. Hughes, the Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations for the UFC, put out a tweet saying that he felt the five years was...

Sep 17, 2015 7:40 pm

Infamous Manager Mike Kogan “Shocked” Over Diaz Fiasco

Everyone has an opinion on UFC fighter Nick Diaz’s controversial five year suspension, handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The support for Diaz has been impressive to say the least. Just about every fighter has come out and shown that they think it’s ridiculous that he was given such a harsh punishment. Even...

Sep 17, 2015 9:50 am

Gustafsson Defends Diaz –– ‘Don’t Ruin A Brother’s Life’

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is on team #FreeNickDiaz for sure. The Swedish fighter felt the need to go on his Facebook to share his thoughts on Nick Diaz’s five year suspension. The support for Diaz has truly been overwhelming. It just shows how well Diaz is received in the MMA community and...

Sep 17, 2015 9:30 am

Another Athletic Commission Speaks Out –– Calls Diaz Suspension ‘Plain Wrong’

We’ve heard from tons of fighters who have spoken out about the Nick Diaz’s five year suspension, even a few who have pledged to boycott Nevada because of it. From UFC champion Ronda Rousey to UFC commentator Joe Rogan, they’ve all showed support for Diaz and have criticized the commissions decision. Well now we have...

Sep 16, 2015 1:46 pm

UPDATE: White House Petition For Diaz Gets Over 25.5K Signatures In Two Days

On Tuesday wrote a story about a White House petition started for Nick Diaz, stating that his five years suspension needs to be overturned. At the time of writing that it had over 7K signatures. Now, on Wednesday, the petition has over 25.5K signatures. The petition has been shared by plenty of media outlets and...

Sep 16, 2015 9:39 am

Joe Warren On Diaz: ‘You break a law, you’ve got to deal with it’

The MMA world is still a buzz regarding Nick Diaz’s five year suspension and $165,000 fine, handed down by the Nevada State Athletic commission on Monday following his hearing for failing a UFC 183 drug test, which came back positive for marijuana. Although, his legal team argued that there were major inconsistencies with the three...