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Chris Olech- "The Last Emperor" Fedor Emelianenko, arguably the best fighter in the history of MMA will be making a monumental trip to Canada for a week filled with seminars, autograph signings and feasts with fans. Fedor Emelianenko known for his Sambo skills, Judoka throws and devastating power hooks is revered by his fans for his sportsmanship outside of the cage and devastation inside. more
Nick Diaz has decided to opt out of retirement, signing a three-fight contract extension with the UFC on Thursday, setting up a possible fight with Anderson Silva. more
There was something of a collective sigh of relief when Nick Diaz emerged from retirement earlier this month. Check out what he had to tell UFC.com about returning to the octagon.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC, Videos more
Nick Diaz spoke to UFC.com recently after re-signing with the UFC about his career aspirations, his time off, fighting for the belt, a potential fight against Anderson Silva, Robbie Lawler, and more. more
They are back.
Anderson Silva, arguably one of the greatest MMA fighters of all times, will return to the Octagon against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC president Dana White announced the match-up Tuesday.
Silva vs. Diaz will reportedly be a middleweight bout and headline a UFC pay-per-view card on Super Bowl weekend, but they have yet to announce the venue.
Silva (33-6) who had the longest UFC win streak snapped by a pair of losses to Chris more
Appearing on ESPN's SportsCenter, UFC president Dana White officially announced the anticipated bout between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. SportsCenter anchor Max Bretos leaked the news on Twitter shortly before White appeared on camera: Dana White announcing on @SportsCenter Anderson Silva will be back in #UFC Octagon. He will face Nick Diaz January 31st. Boom.
— Max Bretos (@mbretosESPN) July 29, 2014 After taping the se more
The rumors of Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva turned out to be true, as the two MMA stars are set to face off in 2015. UFC President Dana White took to ESPN’s Sportscenter to announce the fight, via Sherdog. The fight will take place at UFC 183, which will be next year’s rendition of the UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend card. Diaz vs. Silva will be a middleweight contest, which is “The Spider’s” natural weight class. Diaz has fought a catchweight bout at 180 but has never officially competed as a mi more