Archive: UFC 158

Mar 12, 2013 10:34 am

Gracie: Diaz “Should Be Respected as a Mixed Martial Artist” | MMA News

  Cesar Gracie, the well known trainer of number one welterweight contender, Nick Diaz, speaks to Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour about Diaz’s training, skipping tapings of the ‘Countdown’ show and his now famous conference call on which he berated welterweight champ, Georges St-Pierre as only Diaz could. Gracie stated adamantly that he knows...

Mar 11, 2013 10:03 am

Countdown to UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz Premieres Tuesday on FUEL TV | UFC News

  The acclaimed Countdown show returns for UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz. The show will highlight the main event of this weekend’s event which is a highly anticipated title fight between longtime welterweight king Georges St-Pierre and polar opposite, Nick Diaz in a fight with plenty of organic hype behind it. St-Pierre will be enjoying...

Mar 9, 2013 9:29 am

VIDEO: UFC 158: GSP vs. Diaz Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

In a welterweight-heavy card, heated rivals Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz square off for the UFC welterweight title. Plus Johny Hendricks meets Carlos Condit, and Jake Ellenberger faces Nate Marquardt. Watch UFC 158 live on March 16 at 10pm ET/7pm PT!

Mar 8, 2013 9:01 am

Diaz Looking Past GSP And To Superfights At 155 & 185 | UFC NEWS

“I’m always on that, looking to the future. Me and Georges St-Pierre, we’re a lot different. For me, I look past every opponent because I know I’m in this. I’m not just looking at one obstacle. I think for me it’s easier to deal with when I accept the fact that I’m never going to...

Mar 8, 2013 8:54 am

GSP Focused On Diaz, Not Superfight With Anderson Silva | UFC NEWS

“I don’t care about it at all. I’m not thinking past Nick Diaz. It’s a mistake everybody does, and I respect my opponent. I want the big fight, but the big fight for me right now is Nick Diaz. I don’t look past Nick Diaz. All of my focus is on him. I don’t think...

Mar 8, 2013 8:46 am

GSP-Diaz UFC 158 Media Call Highlights And Audio *Must Read* | UFC NEWS

Dana White: Hello, everybody. Thanks for calling in. We appreciate it very much for your time. And I don’t think there’s any shocker, we’re looking for Nick Diaz. We can’t find him, but as soon as we do, we’ll get him on the call. (Instantly) Diaz: Hello? … (mutters) F–ker … Can you hear me?...

Mar 7, 2013 9:54 am

Sean Pierson vs. T.J. Waldburger added to UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A welterweight match-up between former Toronto police officer Sean Pierson (13-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and T.J. Waldburger (16-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC) has been added to the upcoming UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg, Canada. After a disappointing 1-2 start to begin his UFC career, Sean Pierson has since reeled off back-to-back victories...

Mar 6, 2013 3:31 pm

Eduardo vs. Jabouin pulled from UFC 158

By Evan Stoumbelis Johnny Eduardo has been forced to withdraw from his upcoming UFC 158 bout with Yves Jabouin March 16th due to injury. Eduardo tweeted that a shoulder injury is the cause of his withdrawal. The UFC hasn’t announced whether or not they will find an opponent for Jabouin on such short notice. Eduardo...

Mar 6, 2013 10:01 am

VIDEO | The Ultimate Insider: What Makes Johny Hendricks Tick | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks’ path to the pinnacle of the welterweight division has been quick and devastating for his opponents. Bigg Rigg’s 3 Knockout of the Night performances in his past 5 fights have put him on the cusp of a title shot. See how his focus has never been sharper as he heads into UFC 158.

Mar 4, 2013 10:06 am

Hendricks: GSP Has No Right To Be My Judge | UFC NEWS

“My coaches found out that Rory MacDonald got hurt and they jumped all over it. It’s a big fight; it’s a good fight. He’s coming right off a title shot, a title run, all that kind of stuff. “Carlos Condit is the tougher fight and what I’m trying to do is… if I do fight...

Mar 2, 2013 8:42 am

Condit Would Put His Money On GSP Over Diaz | UFC NEWS

Former WEC welterweight champion and UFC interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, is a man who has faced both Nick Diaz and Georges St-Pierre. With a rare insight into both their styles, “The Natural Born Killer” believes that GSP will take victory at UFC !58. Here is what Condit told the good guys over at MMAInterviews:...

Feb 19, 2013 10:29 am

Nate Marquardt Not Woodley Set To Face Jake Ellenberger at UFC 158 | UFC NEWS

When Rory MacDonald withdrew from UFC 158 with a neck injury, it left Carlos Condit withour an opponent. Not one to seize an opportunity, Johny Hendricks stepped up and took the co-main event fight. However, this left Hendrick’s original opponent, Jake Ellenberger, in the same position Condit was just in. There was talk of Tyron...

Feb 8, 2013 9:50 am

UFC 158 Lineup Finalized With Five Fight Main Card | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have finalized the bout order for March’s UFC 158 event with a five-fight pay-per-view main card and a sever-fight prelim. UFC 158 takes place on March 16 from the Bell Centre in Montreal. In the main event Georges-St-Pierre will defend his title against longtime rival Nick Diaz. The 12-fight bout order is as...

Feb 6, 2013 10:59 am

Quick Twitt | Thiago Alves Hints at August Return | UFC News

  UFC welterweight, Thiago ‘Pitbull’ Alves hinted at a return to action today via his Twitter today after nearly a year off from fighting due to an injury which forced him out of a UFC 149 bout with Siyar Bahadurzada. When asked by a fan dubbed, @italianUFCfan, Alves responded with a month and a promise...

Jan 28, 2013 12:32 pm

VIDEO | UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

The fight people have been clamoring for is finally here! Former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar drops to featherweight to challenge Jose Aldo, plus heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Antonio Silva get their long-awaited grudge match at UFC 156.

Jan 28, 2013 11:56 am

Dana White: Nick Diaz Couldn’t Have Been Cooler In Montreal | UFC NEWS

“Not only did Nick come, he was on time for everything. I’m pretty sure he didn’t miss any flights. He couldn’t have been cooler. He came there and did what he had to do. He even stuck around and did pictures with the fans after. It was cool.” “I know he hates to do it,...

Jan 26, 2013 12:17 pm

A Must See Nick Diaz Media Scrum Session (Video) | UFC NEWS

One of MMA’s most polarizing figures, Nick Diaz, seems to have taken a lot away from his year layoff due to a failed drug test. This week he not only showed up to his UFC 158 press conference, but also went the extra mile and participated in this pre-fight media scrum we have featured below....

Jan 24, 2013 10:57 am

Nick Diaz Admits That He Actually Likes GSP | UFC NEWS

“I like my opponent. That’s why I want to fight him. I don’t mean to say it like that, but he’s the number one guy to beat. That’s what you want. I’ve been wanting his spot. He’s got the spot. He’s the guy to beat. I like him just fine. I had no room to...

Jan 23, 2013 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 158 Press Conference Media Scrum | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White spoke to members of the media following the UFC 158 press conference in Montreal, Quebec. White discussed a potential fight between Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, the state of the middleweight division, Ronda Rousey’s Sandy Hook video tweet, Quinton Jackson’s status with the UFC, Eddie Alvarez lawsuit, Josh Barnett update and...