Archive: nate diaz

Jul 23, 2015 9:23 am

‘Showtime’ Pettis Down For Scrap With ‘Irrelevant’ Nate Diaz

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has not fought since losing his title to Rafael dos Anjos at March’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. Pettis was scheduled to compete against Myles Jury at this weekend’s UFC on FOX 16 card in Chicago, but was forced to withdraw from the event with an injury. “Showtime”...

Dec 13, 2014 6:37 pm

UFC on FOX 13 Results: Dos Anjos Dominates Diaz, Earns Big Win

Rafael dos Anjos’ performance against Nate Diaz tonight was reminiscent of Jose Aldo’s against Urijah Faber; Diaz’s leg got wrecked. If you take away the legs of striker Nate Diaz, you take away his ability to put power in his punches. Rafael Dos Anjos’ gameplan was clear: Attack the lead leg of his opponent and...

Dec 11, 2014 11:58 am

Diaz on Pettis: Whether it’s today or tomorrow, he’s gonna get got

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this Saturday night when he squares off with Rafael dos Anjos in a key lightweight bout at UFC on FOX 13. Nate knows that a victory over “RDA” would boost him back in to title contention and get him one step closer to his goal of fighting Anthony...

Dec 10, 2014 4:02 pm

Nate Diaz misses UFC on FOX 13 open workouts

Nate Diaz decided not to attend Wednesday’s UFC on FOX 13 open workouts at Phoenix’s U.S. Airways Center. Diaz, who will co-main event the December 13 fight card, was scheduled to appear alongside fellow headliners Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic and Rafael dos Anjos. All three of the other fighters showed up to the event,...

Nov 19, 2014 9:10 am

Nate Cool At #2 During Potential Melendez Title Reign

With the return of Nate Diaz on the horizon, many are wondering what Diaz will do if his teammate Gilbert Melendez defeats Anthony Pettis for the lightweight title next month. Diaz answered the question on everyone’s mind on Chael Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast recently. “I’m completely content with Gilbert being No. 1 and me being...

Nov 13, 2014 4:27 pm

Nate Diaz: Size No Issue For Nick, Against Anderson Silva

    “Nick’s a good size. Anderson Silva fought Ryo Chonan, Jeremy Horn. All those guys weren’t the biggest guys. Nick’s a good size for 185. He’s not huge, but it should be a good fight. That’s a fighters’ fight. “Oh course [Silva’s] probably going to hit hard and be bigger a little bit, but...

Nov 12, 2014 4:04 pm

Nate Diaz Reveals Root Of Contract Dispute With The UFC

“I went to sign this contract to fight for the title against Henderson, and when I went to sign my contract, they were locking me down for eight fights for sh-tty pay. I was like, ‘This is a world title fight, and you’re going to pay me this chump change?’… I’m like, ‘OK, this is...

Nov 11, 2014 4:10 pm

“You’re Dumber Than Nick For Taking Dos Anjos Fight”

Jason “Mayhem” Miller has been at odds with the Diaz brothers ever since he got jumped by their crew on National Television. (Replay HERE) With Nate returning against Mayhem’s teammate, Rafael dos Anjos, the controversial MMA Fighter fired off a few rounds towards Stockton. Check it: OMFG HOMIE, WHY YOU TAKE THIS FIGHT WITH DOS...

Nov 1, 2014 2:44 pm

Royce Gracie: Diaz bros fights are what this sport should be

Mixed Martial Arts legend Royce Gracie recently stated that he feels the Diaz brothers fights represent what the sport of MMA should be. Check it out: “I like their attitude,” said Gracie, who was at Bellator’s recent media day event promoting Bellator 131 on Nov. 15 at San Diego’s Valley View Casino Center. “Their attitude....

Oct 15, 2014 5:30 am

REPLAY! Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard III (Full Fight)

Nate Diaz puts on an impressive performance against Gray Maynard at the TUF 18 finale. Check out Diaz’s return to the Octagon at Fight Night Phoenix! Head over to the event page to find out how you can get your tickets today!

Sep 27, 2014 9:19 am

Mike Kogan Slams UFC, Despite Deal With Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz recently reached a deal with the UFC, one that will see him fight Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13 in December. The deal ended Diaz’s nearly year-long absence from the sport, after he refused to sign a new deal, saying he wanted more money. Prior to his hiatus, Diaz snapped a...

Sep 25, 2014 11:15 am

Diaz Demanded Top 5 Opponent Upon Return

Former UFC title challenger, and fan favorite fighter, Nate Diaz hasn’t fought since stifling Gray Maynard last November. The sometimes brash lightweight was in a lengthy contract dispute with the UFC, but agreed to come back to fighting if the UFC would give him a top contender bout. Via’s Ariel Helwani reported on...

Sep 25, 2014 11:04 am

Dos Anjos Wants Title Shot After Nate Diaz KO

“I was a little surprised (when they offer me the Diaz fight). But the title fight is already scheduled, Khabib (Nurmagomedov) is injured, (Donald) Cerrone and Eddie Alvarez are set to fight. Everybody is scheduled to fight, so Nate Diaz is back. He’s a tough fighter who fought for the title already, and he has...

Sep 23, 2014 3:33 pm

Nate Diaz returns, meets Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this December! UFC officials announced today that the Stockton slugger will square off with perennial contender Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13. Nate Diaz (17-9 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will fight for the first time since November of 2013, where he scored a...

Aug 30, 2014 5:04 am

Pettis Slams Diaz: “I Definitely Want To Kick His A**”

Anthony Pettis spoke with UFC Fight Club members yesterday prior to the UFC 177 weigh ins, during the course of the Q&A a fan asked Pettis if he wanted to fight Nate Diaz given that Gilbert Melendez said Nate wanted to fight Anthony at any point during the filming of TUF. Pettis responded with: “I...

Aug 24, 2014 5:04 pm

White Meeting With Nate Diaz Upon U.S. Return

UFC President Dana White have already had “some quality time together”, during which the pair talked about Nate’s future in the UFC. That meeting was during the final taping of TUF 20, which Diaz’s teammate Gilbert Melendez is coaching. “Where he is and where we are – we’re not even close,” White told MMAjunkie following...

Aug 11, 2014 5:57 pm

TJ Grant Ready To Return, Wants Cerrone Or Diaz

TJ Grant has been absent from the UFC for over a year now after suffering a concussion during training. Prior to that he was in the lightweight title picture after winning 5 straight, including an impressive TKO win over Gray Maynard. He spoke with FOX Sports about his return: “I would personally like to fight...

Aug 6, 2014 3:17 pm

POLL | Who’s More “Gangster” – Chael Sonnen, Jon Jones, Or The Diaz Brothers?

With all the recent events, MMA’s most gangster(ish) fighters are running out of control. Chael Sonnen, the self-proclaimed “Oregon Gangster” has been popped for five different illegal drugs and suspended for two years. Jon Jones mugged Daniel Cormier inside the MGM Grand Lobby in front of hundreds of MMA fans. The Diaz brothers. Who’s more...

Jul 25, 2014 12:10 pm

Nate Diaz’s Manager Fires One More Shot At Dana White

Nate Diaz doesn’t move the needle. At least, if you talk to Dana White, that’s the response you’re going to get about their sidelined lightweight star. It’s because of that lack of needle move, that the UFC isn’t opting to pay Nate more money. Last week, Dana White and Nate’s manager took to twitter and...

Jul 18, 2014 7:29 pm

Dana White And Nate Diaz’s Manager Engage In Twitter Beef

Earlier today, during Dana White’s media scrum (Replay HERE), the UFC boss made a statement about the television drawing power of Nate Diaz. (Find that HERE) Nate’s manager Mike Kogan took to twitter and addressed Dana’s claims, citing real facts to show that Nate is indeed a draw for the company as a headliner. Dana...

Jul 16, 2014 6:45 am

QUICK TWITT | Nate Diaz: ‘Some People Suck Too Much UFC D**k’

Nathan Diaz has been sitting on the sidelines, during the prime of his athletic career, over a contract dispute with the UFC. Now, the Stockton resident, is taking to twitter, airing out his feelings: Some people just suck way too much #UFCdick … An they where cowboy hats — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) July 15, 2014

Jul 16, 2014 5:07 am

Dana White Fires Back At Nate Diaz: Sit Out The Rest Of Your Career

After Nate Diaz took virtual shots at UFC Fight Night 45 headliner Donald Cerrone via Twitter earlier today saying Cowboy sucks too much “#UFCDick” Dana White decided it was time to bring down the hammer on “Nate can do whatever he wants to do,” White said. “Nate can sit out and not suck any...

Jul 15, 2014 8:53 am

QUICK TWITT: Nate Diaz Slams Donald Cerrone

Nate Diaz may not be competing for the UFC anytime soon, but that hasn’t stopped him from managing to keep himself at the forefront of headlines. Some people just suck way too much #UFCdick … An they where cowboy hats — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) July 15, 2014