2541 Search Results for anderson silva

Oct 28, 2015 8:53 am

Rousey: Holm will ‘enjoy her life a lot more if she loses’

The life of a champion isn’t an easy one. After losing his UFC middleweight champion to Chris Weidman, Anderson Silva infamously said that he was tired of all the pressure that had been on his shoulders over the years. Ahead of her UFC 193 fight against Holly Holm, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stated...

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 26, 2015 11:36 am

Rockhold vows to finish “slow, slow, slow” UFC Champ Weidman

UFC Middleweight Championship contender Luke Rockhold is extremely confident in his upcoming fight with Chris Weidman at UFC 194., and he has every right to be. He is coming off a dominant victory over former champion Lyoto Machida and is currently riding a four fight win streak. That’s not to say Weidman shouldn’t be confident...

Oct 21, 2015 8:38 pm

Tim Kennedy rips Reebok for ‘not knowing how to do business’

Tim Kennedy hasn’t fought since his controversial TKO loss to Yoel Romero at UFC 178 over a year ago. Since then Kennedy has been vocal about his disproval of the UFC’s Reebok deal, and it seems nothing has changed. Kennedy spoke on the Three Amigos Podcast to discuss what it would take for him to...


Oct 19, 2015 3:24 pm

Chris Weidman inks Reebok sponsorship and gets custom sneakers

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman did the unthinkable in July 2013 when he shocked the world by knocking out Anderson Silva at UFC 162. Naysayers viewed the victory as a fluke and believed that if they fought again, Silva would win. Not only did Weidman defeat Silva again, but he would go on to defeat...

Oct 15, 2015 11:17 am

Bisping Update! Surgery A Success, 6 Bodies Removed From Arm

UFC veteran Michael Bisping had to pull out of his scheduled fight with Robert Whittaker on Nov. 14, 2015 at UFC 193. Bisping suffered an elbow injury and had to undergo surgery. In his place the UFC have booked Uriah Hall to fill in and take on Whittaker. Bisping took to Instagram to let his...

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 15, 2015 7:22 am

Nick Diaz’s Lawyer Responds To The 100,000 Petition Signatures

On Wednesday the MMA community achieved something great by coming together to exceed the required goal of 100K signatures on the official White House petition for Nick Diaz. The petition had until the 16th to get to 100K but after a late rally from MMA fans we were able to smash through the goal and...

Oct 15, 2015 7:13 am

The Top 5 UFC Events Broken Down — Watch Now

Throughout the years there have been countless memorable UFC events, from the massive UFC 100 to recent shows like UFC 189. Each show has its own exciting moments and memorable fights, but sometimes an event has so many that it instantly goes down as a must see card. Check out these guy’s top five list...

Oct 13, 2015 10:38 am

Rivals To Friends — GSP Pledges To Help Nick Diaz Defeat NSAC Suspension

Once rivals, now friends? Maybe. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has been one of the only MMA fighters to not comment on the controversial Nick Diaz five year suspension, until now. GSP recently talked to RDS, a Canadian news outlet, and talked about the situation. The former 170 pound king said he thinks the...

Oct 11, 2015 3:26 pm

“Mighty Mouse” open to super fight with TJ Dillashaw if it makes “business sense”

Despite fans saying otherwise, Demetrious Johnson’s run as UFC Flyweight Champion could be one of the most dominant title runs in the company’s history. Johnson is currently riding an amazing nine fight win streak and has successfully defended his championship seven times. He hopes to one day break Anderson Silva’s record of ten consecutive defenses,...

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’

[ooyala code=”s3YzBmdjqVRP1P5p09mRwmp51YTtBpSZ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] 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...

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

[ooyala code=”s3YzBmdjqVRP1P5p09mRwmp51YTtBpSZ” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] 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...

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...