Archive: nate diaz

Nov 26, 2012 10:59 am

UFC on FOX 5 Preliminary Card Broadcast Schedule Set | MMA News

  The stacked UFC on FOX 5 card offers up an intriguing lineup of preliminary action from Seattle’s Key Arena on December 8th. There are nine fights on the prelims with big names such as Brendan Schaub (8-3) vs. Lavaar Johnson (17-6)and Yves Edwards (41-18-1) vs. Jeremy Stephens (20-8) in two fights that are sure...


Nov 24, 2012 9:22 am

UFC on FOX 5 Weigh-Ins Set For Seattle’s KeyArena Dec 7 | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 5 has been dubbed as the biggest UFC event to hit FOX TV thus far. Some have gone on to say that the stacked event is likely the UFC’s strongest card of the entire year. Fans can catch some of the greatness on the Friday prior to fight night at Seattle’s KeyArena...

Nov 21, 2012 9:15 am

Benson Henderson Details Training In The Cage For Diaz Trash Talk | UFC NEWS

“We’re definitely trying to prepare for his physical tools, his long reach, his boxing style that he has. But, the biggest thing we’ve had trouble with, to be honest, is we’ve been having my teammates talking trash inside the Octagon, and have me stay calm and not be worked up. I was having a hard...

Nov 20, 2012 9:07 am

BJPenn.Com Radio: Carwin, Miletich, War Machine, Cesar Gracie & Julie Kedzie

  Tomorrow night on BJPenn.Com Radio your hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will speak with five guests who are sure to entertain you and make your Wednesday night that much better. Leading off will be former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin who will discuss his recent knee injury that knocked him out his...

Nov 19, 2012 9:46 am

VIDEO | First UFC on FOX 5 Promo | UFC NEWS

Main Card: Ben Henderson vs. Nate Diaz (Lightweight title bout) Alexander Gustafsson vs. Mauricio Rua Rory MacDonald vs. B.J. Penn Matt Brown vs. Mike Swick Preliminary Card: Lavar Johnson vs. Brendan Schaub Michael Chiesa vs. Marcus LeVesseur Dennis Siver vs. Eddie Yagin Mike Easton vs. Bryan Caraway Scott Jorgensen vs. John Albert Ramsey Nijem vs....

Nov 14, 2012 3:54 pm

Injury Forces Maynard Out: Jim Miller Agrees to Face Joe Lauzon | UFC News

UFC officials reveal Gray Maynard is sidelined from his UFC 155 bout opposite Joe Lauzon due to an injury. Jim Miller will be stepping in for Maynard to face Lauzon.  It’s uncertain if this bout will remain a title eliminator. Maynard earned a “W” via split decision opposite Clay Guida this past June as the...

Nov 14, 2012 10:36 am

Nam Phan replaces Eddie Yagin, meets Dennis Siver at UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

Dennis Siver (20-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) will still step into the octagon in 3 weeks at UFC on FOX 5, now that Nam Phan (18-10 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Eddie Yagin on December 8th in Seattle. Phan most recenetly fought and got back in the win column at UFC on FOX...

Nov 7, 2012 12:37 pm

Matt Wiman to Face T.J. Grant at UFC on Fox 6

  UFC officials announced today that Matt Wiman will face T.J. Grant in a lightweight matchup in Chicago on the UFC on Fox 6 card. The event will be held on January 26 from the United Center in Chicago, IL. Wiman was last seen submitting previously unbeaten Paul Sass in September on the UFC on...

Oct 27, 2012 11:47 am

VIDEO | In the Gym with Nathan Diaz | UFC NEWS

The UFC lightweight division is considered the most “talent rich” weight class currently promoted under the ZUFFA LLC banner. At the very top of the heap is Stockton’s son, Nathan Diaz. On the verge of achieving what every fighter dreams of, Nate is currently in the final preparatory stage for his UFC title shot against...

Oct 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...

Oct 23, 2012 11:21 am

Anthony Pettis hospitalized with staph infection | UFC News

UFC lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis just can’t seem to stay out of the hospital. The former WEC lightweight champion, Pettis, has been plagued by a shoulder injury for more than a year. He recently “went under the knife” to repair the damaged shoulder and was expecting to return to the UFC octagon in January of...

Oct 20, 2012 4:35 pm

Mike Easton vs. T.J. Dillashaw in the works for UFC on FOX 5 in Seattle | UFC News

A bantamweight bout between T.J. Dillashaw (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Mike Easton (13-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been verbally agreed to for December’s “UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz” event in Seattle. Dillashaw will be looking to earn his third straight UFC win on December 8th. The Team Alpha Male product has most...

Sep 12, 2012 11:40 am

CES MMA Presents: Real Pain Featuring Former WWE Superstar Dave "The Animal" Bautista

  CES MMA is looking to make a big splash when they invade the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, RI on Saturday, October 6th. Leading the charge will be former WWE superstar Dave “The Animal” Bautista as he makes his mixed martial arts debut against New York native Rashid “Smash” Evans. Bautista has been talking...

Aug 29, 2012 6:28 am

Fights to Look Forward to Part II

Yesterday I detailed a few fights that we as MMA fans have to look forward to beginning with UFC 152 and ending with UFC 155. Today I will go over the other UFC cards including UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic, UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot, UFC on Fuel TV 6 which will...

Aug 22, 2012 10:16 am

UFC on FOX 5 opening betting odds | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor MMA Bookmaker has set the opening betting lines for the three bouts scheduled to take place at UFC on FOX 5, December 8th. Current lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson opens as the favorite over challenger Nate Diaz. Henderson at -150 and Diaz at +120 Henderson headlined month’s UFC 150 event and successfully defended his...

Aug 20, 2012 1:48 pm

Joe Lauzon vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 155 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon (22-7 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Gray Maynard (11-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) has been targeted for UFC 155. The event has not been made official by the UFC but it is expected that UFC 155 will take place December 29th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lauzon earned...

Aug 18, 2012 10:15 am

Edgar Happy To Help Nate Diaz Prepare For Benson Henderson Title Fight | UFC NEWS

Having spent 50-minutes of cage-time with the current champion, former champ, Frankie Edgar, has voiced his commitment to the Gracie family on Sherdog Radio and offered up assistance to the man who is next-in-line, Nate Diaz. Check out what Edgar had to say: “If Nate would need my help or would ask for my help,...