Archive: Nick Diaz

Sep 27, 2014 10:08 am

Silva: I Won’t Stop Until I Get My Title

Anderson Silva appears to be back, and it sounds like he means business. After losing to Chris Weidman on July 5th in 2013, and losing his middleweight championship Silva released a video saying “I’m back, trust me, I’m back.” However in their rematch in December of 2013, Silva snapped his leg. Now Silva is slated...

Sep 26, 2014 10:55 am

Nick Diaz Pleads Not Guilty To DUI Charges

Nick Diaz has officially plead not guilty to DUI charges from November of 2013, as well as earlier this month. Diaz is facing 8 charges, which include DUI, DUI with blood alcohol over .08, unsafe speeding, failure to appear after written promise, driving with a suspended license, and resisting arrest. Diaz will next appear in...

Sep 24, 2014 1:10 pm

Fertitta: ‘Double DUI’s Won’t Keep Diaz From Silva Fight’

“We don’t really get involved on that level other than staying in touch to understand what’s happening. We’re going to find out more when he has his court date. I don’t necessarily think, and this is me personally, the charges would prevent the fight from happening. I’ve never seen a situation where a commission didn’t...

Sep 18, 2014 5:04 am

Nick Diaz Scheduled To Appear In Court On September 25th

Nick Diaz was arrested earlier this month for driving while intoxicated, and then trying to make himself throw up before taking a breathalyzer test. Afterwards, it was revealed that it was Diaz’s second DUI in a year-long span, and then missed multiple court dates. Now it is being reported by MMA Fight Corner that Diaz...

Sep 13, 2014 1:05 pm

New Details Of Prior Diaz Arrest Surface – Anderson Silva Fight In Jeopardy?

Is the Diaz vs. Anderson Silva superfight in jeopardy? With news of another Diaz arrest it could be. Yesterday we learned that Nick Diaz had been arrested this week on suspicion of DUI and several other charges. (More on that HERE) Today we have new details, surrounding a prior arrest just 10-months ago for pretty much...

Sep 12, 2014 3:53 pm

UFC Officials Release Statement On Diaz Arrest

Earlier today it was learned that top UFC fighter, Nick Diaz had been arrested on suspicion of DUI and other charges. (Details HERE). Now, his employer, the UFC has released a statement regarding the matter. We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is...

Sep 12, 2014 2:43 pm

MUGSHOT! Nick Diaz

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested earlier this week in his hometown of Lodi, California. (More on that HERE) We have his mugshot!

Sep 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Nick Diaz Arrested, Attempted To Destroy Evidence

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested in his hometown earlier this week after local police officers pulled him over. The Lodi News has the details: UFC fighter and former Tokay High School student Nick Diaz was arrested in Lodi at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of...

Sep 10, 2014 5:10 am

Melendez: ‘Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva Is A Win Win’

“There’s not too many times in the sport where everyone is a winner, and the fans, by far, are the winners. Nick’s a winner in this situation. I think this is a great fight for him to come back to and a fight that he’s wanted. He’s fighting one of the greatest of all time,...

Sep 8, 2014 9:48 am

Anderson Silva Says He’s Haunted By ‘Ghosts’ Of Leg Injury

Anderson Silva is set to make his return to the Octagon against Nick Diaz in January. The bout will be Silva’s first back since snapping his shin in a rematch against Chris Weidman in December of 2013 when he fought to get his middleweight belt back. After the injury, many fans speculated that Silva may...

Sep 8, 2014 5:06 am

Anderson Silva Muay Thai Sparring

Anderson Silva did some Muay Thai sparring in preparation for his return fight against Nick Diaz in January. The Spider hasn’t seen Octagon action since December of 2013, where he suffered a brutal leg injury when Chris Weidman checked his leg kick.

Sep 5, 2014 9:50 am

Nick Diaz: ‘No Fun, No Chance, No Steriods’

Popular Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Nick Diaz, rarely speaks to the public, and when he does it’s often a cryptic and/or  a very vague message. Regardless, when Stockton’s son speaks, fans want to listen. Here’s the latest: Caption: #Nosteroids #noselfie #nofun #nofood #nosleep #nochance #no100 #nowomannocry

Sep 2, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Anderson Silva Enjoying Time With His Family

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has his UFC return on the horizon, the beginning of next year to be exact, against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The Spider posted a photo of him and his family enjoying some time together.

Aug 26, 2014 5:05 am

Soares: Silva Motivated To Be Champion Again

Anderson Silva is set to make his long awaited MMA return against none other than Stockton’s bad boy, Nick Diaz. The bout is scheduled for UFC 183, which takes place next year, giving both men plenty of time to train. The Spider’s manager, Ed Soares spoke about Anderson’s desire to be the world champion again,...

Aug 21, 2014 12:58 pm

White: Silva vs. Diaz Has Possible Title Implications

“Anderson’s ranked No. 1 in the world right now at 185. So obviously, Diaz, who is a 170-pounder, if he beats Anderson, it would be a pretty big statement for him. “We’ll see what the landscape looks like when that fight happens.” During a recent sitdown with fans in China (Replay HERE), UFC President Dana...

Aug 15, 2014 7:48 pm

Dana White: I’m convinced Nick Diaz really doesn’t like to fight’

“He’s Nick Diaz. There’s a lot of things Nick says that make him Nick. It is what it is. I believe that he doesn’t enjoy fighting. When you hear him talk about what he does and why he does it – everything that guys says is the reason he is who is who is. The...

Aug 13, 2014 10:20 am

QUICK TWITT | Nick Diaz Mourns The Loss Of Robin Williams

UFC fan-favorite, Nick Diaz recently took to his personal Instagram to share his thoughts on the sudden and tragic passing of American Icon, Robin Williams. How do you remember the comedic legend? The Caption Reads, “#:( #hook #rip #tomuchmoos #happythoughts”

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...

Aug 3, 2014 4:14 pm

Anderson Silva Sends Condolences To NBA’s Paul George After Leg Break

NBA All-Star Paul George suffered a terrible leg break last week during NBA action. The break (pictured), was much like the time Anderson Silva broke his leg in the UFC 168 main event against Chris Weidman. Having gone through the recovery process of a similar fracture, Silva offered the following message of support. “I had...

Aug 2, 2014 10:45 am

Silva Says Leg At 95%, Won’t Really Test It Until Fight Night

“I’ve been doing a lot of physical therapy, and right now, it’s at 95 percent and improving. On the day of the fight, it’s going to be 100 percent.” “[The Titanium Rod] will come out (of the leg) if I decide to, but prior to this fight, not a chance. Some people, they remove it,...

Aug 1, 2014 7:00 pm

Silva’s Family Not Happy With UFC Return

During today’s UFC conference call, Anderson Silva stated that his family is against his return to fighting. “To tell you the truth, they are not too happy. They respect my wish and now they are coping with it. I don’t think anybody’s family would like to see them going to war, and with mine, it...

Aug 1, 2014 12:37 pm

Animators Recreate The Hospital Brawl Between Nick Diaz and Joe Riggs

New fans may not know this story, but following their 2006 UFC 57 bout, Joe Riggs and Nick Diaz took their fight to the hospital, where the two UFC welterweights fought it out again, in front of nurses, doctors and patients. Fast forward eight-years and now we have a cartoon about it. Enjoy!

Jul 31, 2014 5:45 am

Cesar Gracie: ‘Anderson Silva’s Chin Isn’t The Same Anymore’

“I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago, and I think it’s a great fight. I believe it’s going to be a standup fight the entire time. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a standup fight and it won’t last five...

Jul 31, 2014 5:15 am

Anderson Silva Opens Up As Early Favorite Over Nick Diaz

Anderson Silva is set to return against Nick Diaz in early 2015, and with the bout now official, odds makers have pegged the former UFC Middleweight champion as the favorite. Check it: Future Events: Anderson Silva (-240) vs. Nick Diaz (+190) #MMA — BestFightOdds (@BestFightOdds) July 30, 2014