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  • a month ago
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Nick and Nate Diaz appear willing to continue their battle with the UFC over fighter pay as long as it takes after both used social media to make their continued complaints clear. Nick Diaz and brother Nate Diaz are in a very unique situation in the modern mixed martial arts world. Where the UFC has failed in creating compelling, high drawing stars, the Diaz brothers--Nick especially--remain "mainstream attractions." This may be in large part due to antics that some find tasteless or objectionab read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jeff and Barry Meyer grew up in one of the nice parts of Chicago, where money begat nice shopping malls and nice schools and nice kids wearing nice clothes. They were karate kids. Most athletically inclined kids find themselves involved in football or basketball or baseball, the most American of American sports. For the Meyer brothers, however, there wasn't much interest in standard sports. They were drawn to the martial arts, and martial arts participation in the 1980s meant one thing: karate. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The decision to bump Nate Diaz from the UFC’s official rankings wasn’t retribution, Dana White said today, but the way a relatively new system works.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Back in 2000, when the Fertitta Brothers started talking with Bob Meyrowitz about purchasing the UFC, the big question was, What exactly were they buying?Meyrowitz had sold most of the company tangible assets in an attempt to keep the company alive. Lorenzo Fertitta years later noted, what they were buying, was three letters.That $2 million check for a small percentage of the alphabet has paid dividends perhaps 1,000 times over for he and his brother.As far as the value goes of the letters, in t read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The Diaz brothers, long a thorn in UFC president Dana White’s side, may finally be riding off into the sunset—for good this time. And if you ask me, that’s okay. It’s not that I don’t want to see them fight. I do. Much like every other mixed martial arts fan on the planet, there’s just something about the Diaz brothers that reaches down deep into our collective souls. They are exhilarating to watch in the Octagon, but they are also can’t miss outside of it. UFC press conferences always go off wi read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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There may not be any new movement in the standoff between the Diaz brothers and the UFC, but Dana White says that the Diaz brothers are the ones missing out on a golden opportunity. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Nate Diaz isn't buying Josh Thomson's hacked-phone allegations. First, Thomson tweeted the following to the Diaz brothers, Nick and Nate, slamming them both in the process: I knocked out your brother, I’ll knock ur b—- a– out in San Jose July 26th.Let’s do it B—-, San Jose vs Stockon. Yup, F— U NICK DIAZ! While that tweet has since been deleted by Thomson, word of The Punk's call-out had already made its rounds, and the younger Diaz, Nate, took note. Despite a few apologies from Thomson after th read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The Gracie brothers, Rener and Ryron, examine the technical know-how of bantamweight champion Renan Barao as he transitioned into a submission victory over Michael McDonald and showcased his jiu-jitsu prowess. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Patricky Freire was in the midst of a rough patch with little income to speak of. But one of Bellator MMA’s famed “Pitbull” brothers got some help from another famous pair of MMA brothers.Filed under: Bellator, News Tagged: Antonio Rodrigo (...) read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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The patience of Dana White and the UFC seems to be wearing thin when it comes to the Diaz brothers, and the window for them to return to the organization seems to be rapidly closing. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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A story White says can have a happy ending, if they only realize they have the chance to make all the money in the world now, before it's too late. As president of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Dana White has more than a few problems to deal with on a daily basis. Recently, however, Nick and Nate Diaz have been occupying the head honcho's time with their demands for title shots and new contracts. Nick, who called it quits on his mixed martial arts (MMA) career after losing to Georges St. read news >>

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