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Dec 20, 2016 2:49 pm

Nick Diaz recalls being concussed in training and the chin of his brother Nate

Both Nick and Nate Diaz are known for their never-ending offense and their iron chins that many fighters can’t seem to figure out. While appearing as a guest on The Jasta Show recently, Nick talked about his younger brother Nate’s durability as well as his own. “It’s hard too, like my brother fought Josh Thomson...

Dec 20, 2016 9:35 am

Cody Garbrandt rips Dominick Cruz ahead of UFC 207 fight

In just under two weeks, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against undefeated Team Alpha Male prospect Cody Garbrandt for a highly anticipated fight for Cruz’ bantamweight title. With less than two weeks to go until fight night, the trash talk between the pair has certainly continued to increase, however the...

Dec 18, 2016 9:32 am

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz and Cody Garbrandt trade trash talk on Fox

Morning. RT @UFCONFOX: ICYMI on @FOXTV earlier, @Cody_Nolove & @DominickCruz REALLY don't like each other. #UFC207 pic.twitter.com/yWgS1LFsZA — Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) December 18, 2016 On Saturday night, the UFC took over beautiful Sacramento, California with UFC on Fox 22. Over the course of this 13-fight card, we saw several memorable moments unfold. Perhaps the most...


Dec 17, 2016 10:03 am

Dominick Cruz praises rival Urijah Faber ahead of retirement

Tonight in Sacramento, California, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon for the final time as he faces Brad Picket in front of his hometown fans in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sacramento’. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community has continued to reflect on Faber’s iconic career, which dates back...

Dec 7, 2016 12:36 pm

Nick Diaz & NSAC reach agreement, Diaz cleared to fight again immediately

Despite the fact that Nick Diaz celebrated the end of his shortened suspension earlier this year, the eldest Diaz brother hadn’t returned to the Octagon due to the fact that he had yet to pay his fine to the NSAC. The failure to pay his fine resulted in Diaz being barred from cornering his brother...

Dec 7, 2016 5:54 am

Dominick Cruz: Cody Garbrandt is like Shane Carwin, and we all saw what happened to him

On December 30, in the co-main event of UFC 207, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will attempt to defend his title against the young Cody Garbrandt. In advance of this bantamweight title showdown, both fighters have pretty clear paths to victory. If Cruz wants to win, he’ll need to avoid Garbrandt’s fight-altering punching power and drag him...

Dec 5, 2016 11:55 am

Dominick Cruz on Cody Garbrandt: He’s literally about as smart as a rock

On December 30, in the co-main event of UFC 207, bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will attempt to defend his title against dangerous undefeated striker Cody Garbrandt. It’s arguable, of course, that the shot should have instead been awarded to former champ TJ Dillashaw, but Cruz and Garbrandt’s sizzling beef was more than enough to convince...

Nov 30, 2016 10:48 am

Nick Diaz disappointed with Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205

MMA icon Nick Diaz is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. From topics such as fighter pay, to matchmaking, Diaz frequently speaks out on matters where he feels he needs to. Earlier this month, at the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, Conor McGregor made UFC history as he...

Nov 24, 2016 9:27 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt got title shot, not TJ Dillashaw

At UFC 207 on December 30th, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will put his bantamweight strap on the line in the co-main event of the New Years Eve card as he steps into the Octagon against streaking undefeated bantamweight Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt, who will be entering the bout on a 10-fight win streak that has...

Nov 21, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Andre Ward on boxing vs. MMA and the skills of Nick and Nate Diaz

Andre Ward is now being argued as the number 1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world after defeating Sergey Kovalev over the weekend. Ward won a unanimous decision over Kovalev in Las Vegas, Nevada to take three light heavyweight world title belts from the Russian boxer. However, there has been a bit of controversy in the...

Oct 29, 2016 8:51 am

Cody Garbrandt fires back at “busted up” Dominick Cruz

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is certainly one of the most underrated trash talkers in MMA. When Cruz was making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in January against TJ Dillashaw, Cruz took his trash talk to an entirely new level when he began his verbal onslaught of the bantamweight champion. Ultimately, when the...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

Oct 24, 2016 5:46 pm

Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz a message following news of title fight

Earlier today the UFC officially announced that current UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz would be defending his title in the co-main event of UFC 207 against surging division contender Cody Garbrandt. Shortly following the announcement, “No Love” took to Twitter where he sent out the following bold message. About to put Cruz behind that @foxsports...

Oct 24, 2016 2:06 pm

Breaking! Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt is official for UFC 207

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (22-1 MMA) will return to action at UFC 207 this December in Las Vegas. “The Dominator” will defend his title against Cody Garbrandt at the December 30 pay-per-view event. Your #UFC207 co-main event is SET! Bantamweight champ @DominickCruz defends his belt against @Cody_NoLove! ➡️ https://t.co/CJj2auALgn pic.twitter.com/2THBHYJwDd — UFC (@ufc) October 24,...

Oct 20, 2016 3:40 pm

Breaking! Dominick Cruz slated to defend his bantamweight title at UFC 207

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (22-1 MMA) is slated to return to action at UFC 207 this December in Las Vegas, according to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. “The Dominator” is being targeted to square off with Cody Garbrandt at the pay-per-view event. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bout. Dominick Cruz was most...

Oct 20, 2016 5:26 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw blasts Dominick Cruz on Social Media

TJ Dillashaw has been angling for a rematch with the man who took his bantamweight belt, Dominick Cruz, ever since narrowly losing it to the “Dominator” this past January in Boston. Dillashaw took to Instagram on Wednesday to call out the newly crowned champ and did not mince words in doing so! Still no response to...

Oct 12, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva posts video of him sparring, practicing reverse-elbow

Anderson Silva appears to be training hard, releasing a video of him in a hard sparring session on Tuesday amidst rumors of a potential match-up with Georges Saint Pierre. In the video you can see Silva and his sparring partner throwing some heat! It appears as though The Spider gets tagged early on in the...

Oct 11, 2016 10:54 am

Nick Diaz: Conor McGregor will never be the best

While Conor McGregor is currently the UFC featherweight champion, and has the opportunity to go down in history as the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold title belts in two weight classes when he fights Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 on November 12th, MMA veteran Nick Diaz doesn’t think McGregor’s beat...

Oct 9, 2016 3:52 pm

PHOTO | Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz an image of how he will look following their fight

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and surging contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two 135-pound fighters have been trading verbal shots for months – so much so, in fact, that it is starting to look like contenders such as TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book the Cruz...

Oct 4, 2016 10:45 pm

TJ Dillashaw blasts Dominick Cruz once again for “running”

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has been doing everything in his power to secure a rematch with UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Cruz, who returned to the Octagon earlier this year, fought Dillashaw in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ back in January, and reclaimed the bantamweight championship that he never actually...

Oct 3, 2016 3:20 pm

Charles Bennett Details Hotel Run-In with Wanderlei Silva During Rizin FF Fight Week

If the legends are to b believed, Charles Bennett knocked out Wanderlei Silva in the un-filmed portion of an infamous 2005 backstage brawl. Unfortunately, the lack of footage of this alleged incident rendered this legend impossible to verify. What is possible to verify, however, is that Bennett and Silva’s beef, whatever truth or untruths it’s based upon,...

Oct 2, 2016 4:29 pm

VIDEO: Anderson Silva posts sparring session

Anderson Silva is back to the gym and appears to be training for another fight following his short-notice decision loss to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. ‘The Spider’ posted a video of some light sparring on his YouTube page on Saturday. Although the former middleweight kingpin doesn’t have another fight scheduled yet, the video reveals...

Sep 28, 2016 6:12 am

Nick Diaz Hints at a Possible Return to Action

In January of 2015, in the main event of UFC 183, former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz engaged in a memorable battle with middleweight legend Anderson Silva, ultimately coming up short on the judges’ scorecards. Unfortunately, the Stockton native has not been seen in action since. In the days following the fight, it was revealed...

Sep 16, 2016 12:05 pm

Details emerge on targeted Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt bout

Since Dominick Cruz convincingly defeated Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199 back in June, he has been on a collision course with Faber’s protege, Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt has been on a tear of the UFC’s bantamweight division, going 5-0 in the UFC, finishing all but one of his opponents via KO/TKO. Following...