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Sep 28, 2015 9:23 am

Former UFC Champion Rich Franklin Announces Retirement

Rich Franklin has officially announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. “Ace” had already been fighting for nearly four years before he first stepped foot inside the octagon. After gathering an impressive undefeated record with twelve wins, the world of Zuffa was introduced to Rich Franklin when he finished the late Evan...

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 12:06 am

Not Again! Fighter Snaps Leg Like A Twig –– Screams In Agony

Man, it seems like this just keeps happening more frequently now. Obviously, the most notable is the injury suffered by former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, from when he fought Chris Weidman the second time. More recently, we saw an M-1 Global fighter suffer a very similar injury and now, we have another one. In...

Sep 21, 2015 3:25 pm

Nevada Senator speaks out against how NSAC handled Nick Diaz’s suspension

Nevada State Athletic Commission’s suspension of Nick Diaz is not going unnoticed as everybody from Ronda Rousey to Katt Williams have spoken out against the punishment. Diaz tested positive for marijuana in one of his three drug tests at UFC 183 and is being forced to sit on the sidelines for five years. The fans...


Sep 20, 2015 1:57 am

WATCH! Sorry Seagal — Joe Rogan doesn’t think Aikido is the real deal!

Martial arts legend Steven Seagal claims to have helped train some of mixed martial arts most elite champions on their path to gold. The likes of Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida have thanked Seagal for help in their post-fight speeches and have been seen training with them in various videos, but fans and fighters alike...

Sep 17, 2015 8:21 pm

Nick Diaz Reacts To Ronda Rousey Slamming The NSAC

One of the biggest signs of support for Nick Diaz so far has been from the UFC’s biggest star, bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey took a moment during her big UFC 193 press conference to unleash her fury on the Nevada State Athletic Commission for suspending Diaz for five years and fining him $165,000. She...

Sep 17, 2015 11:20 am

Watch! MMA’S Best React To Nick Diaz 5 Year Suspension

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for five years and fined $165,000. This all came from a drug test from UFC 183, when Diaz fought Anderson Silva, that came back positive for marijuana. However, Diaz’s legal team, at least from this writer’s perspective, provided very sufficient evidence...

Sep 15, 2015 11:48 am

Joe Rogan Goes Off On NSAC For Suspending Nick Diaz Five Years

It’s UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s turn to sound off on the Nevada State Athletic Commissions’ decision to suspend Nick Diaz for five years for testing positive for marijuana. The UFC has yet to release any kind of statement, which is strange, since after Anderson Silva was given his one years suspension for using steroids, the...

Sep 15, 2015 9:57 am

Nick Diaz’s Legal Team Aren’t Finished, Plan To Fight 5 Year Suspension

Nick Diaz was handed a highly controversial suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday. They gave him a five year suspension and fined him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. Anderson Silva, who was Diaz’s opponent for UFC 183, also failed his drug tests, except his tested positive for steroids....

Sep 15, 2015 8:42 am

Cole Miller Responds To Nick Diaz Suspension –– Suggests Nevada Boycott

The MMA world caught fire on Monday when news of Nick Diaz’s five year suspension began to spread. The Nevada State Athletic commission handed down a highly controversial ruling, suspending Diaz for 5 years and fining him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. He tested positive for marijuana, but his legal time...

Sep 15, 2015 6:55 am

Official White House Petition Filed For Nick Diaz

The MMA world exploded on Monday when the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided to suspend UFC fighter and former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz for five years and fined him $165,000 for a failed drug test from UFC 183, which was positive for marijuana. His legal team presented a very sound case, showing inconsistencies in the...

Sep 15, 2015 6:38 am

WATCH! The NSAC Badger Nick Diaz With Questions

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He left that hearing suspended for five years and fined $165,000, stemming from his failed drug test at UFC 183. That failed drug test was for marijuana. Anderson Silva, his opponent that night, also failed his tests, except his tested positive for...

Sep 14, 2015 5:15 pm

Nick Diaz reacts to five year suspension: NSAC is ‘way out of line’

A five year ban has been dealt to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing a post-fight UFC 183 drug test. Diaz tested positive for marijuana metabolites in one of his three tests and tried to prove his innocence, but the commission was having none of it. Diaz’s case seemed solid and...

Sep 14, 2015 3:43 pm

WATCH! Nick Diaz goes off on fighters using steroids after NSAC hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission decided the fate of UFC’s Nick Diaz during their hearing on Monday, and it isn’t good if you are a fan of the former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion. Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years for failing one of post-fight UFC 183 drug tests. He was also fined 33% of...

Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

UFC fighters react to Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension

The verdict is in: Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his UFC 183 post fight drug tests. Diaz’s legal team and the commission went at it for over two hours on Monday afternoon and when it was all said and done, it was...

Sep 14, 2015 2:41 pm

Nick Diaz suspended 5 years by NSAC for marijuana use at UFC 183

Nick Diaz’s punishment for testing positive for marijuana on one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests has been decided and the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not hold back. The meeting was held on Monday afternoon and the NSAC has decided to suspend the former Strikeforce champion for five years from his failed drug...

Sep 14, 2015 2:01 pm

Dana White chooses: McGregor or Rousey — WATCH!

With the exit of stars like Georges St. Pierre and suspensions of Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, fans and critics were wondering if the UFC would ever be able to build another star of their caliber. Ronda Rousey has not only matched their level of fame, but has surpassed them and Conor McGregor isn’t too...

Sep 13, 2015 12:47 pm

WATCH! Get Hyped for Weidman vs. Rockhold with this fan made promo!

Chris Weidman shocked the world when he dethroned Anderson Silva of his spot as UFC Middleweight Champion. Now, three championship defenses later he faces the biggest test of his championship run with Luke Rockhold. Rockhold is currently riding a four fight win streak and hasn’t suffered a loss since he ran into Belfort’s heel in...

Sep 8, 2015 2:04 pm

McGregor Insists He’s On Floyd Mayweather’s Level

  UFC interm featherweight champion Conor McGregor has a lot of confidence, just in case you hadn’t noticed by now. The Irishmen believes the ‘fight game’ is all his and he’s the only reason to love MMA. The guy talks a lot, but so far has backed it up in the octagon. He will now...

Sep 6, 2015 6:13 am

White: ‘Demetrious Johnson Is P4P Greatest’

  UFC president Dana White seems to name a new p4p greatest fighter every so often and now it looks like it’s flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson’s turn. With fighters like GSP, Anderson Silva and Jon Jones currently out of the UFC, White agrees that ‘Mighty Mouse’ is probably the p4p king now. After UFC 191,...

Sep 5, 2015 11:17 pm

REPLAY! ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson Dominates John Dodson, Retains Title (Highlights)

Tonight at UFC 191 UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson once again showed why he’s one of the best fighters p4p in the world, dominating John Dodson for five rounds to retain his title. He said he wanted to chase Anderson Silva’s title defense streak and honestly it looks like he’s got a pretty good chance....

Aug 27, 2015 2:27 pm

Report: UFC 190’s The Biggest Event Since 2013, Tops 900,000 PPV Buys

UFC 190, which saw a main event between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Brazilian Beth Correia, looks to be the biggest PPV event for the UFC, sine 2013, when Chris Weidman took on Anderson Silva for the second time. According to Dave Meltzer, via MMAFighting, the event is estimated to have brought in over...

Aug 24, 2015 1:00 am

UFC lightweight Aubin-Mercier broke a boring record at “UFC Fight Night 74”

There are several records the fighters of the octagon stride to break. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson just mentioned his desire to break Anderson Silva’s streak of most consecutive successful title defenses. Former UFC fighter smashed pay-per-view records when he fought Frank Mir at UFC 100. Olivier Aubin-Mercier broke a record on Sunday evening at “UFC...

Aug 21, 2015 3:01 pm

It’s Cool

Wait, is that UFC champion Robbie Lawler rocking Adidas gear? Yes, it is. In fact those are new ‘Adidas-made Fight Kits’. Are you confused, I can see why you wold be. You have the UFC (Reebok sponsored) welterweight champion standing and posing with new Adidas fight gear on. Oh and this photo shoot is for...

Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

Nick Diaz In The Gym And Looking SWOLE

UFC welterweight/middleweight Nick Diaz might not have a fight coming up, but that doesn’t mean he’s not in the gym. In fact, the guy just got done doing one of those Ironman races. Diaz is still on the sidelines and waiting for his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission in regards to his failed...

Aug 20, 2015 4:50 pm

Throwback Thursday! Remembering The “Showtime” Kick

Let’s all take a moment and remember one of the greatest things to ever happen in an MMA fight, period. The Showtime Kick. I mean just try to think of something that was better than that. Sure, Anderson Silva’s front kick to Vitor Belfort, but no, not even that can compare to the craziness that...