- 27 days ago
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Nick Diaz’s longtime head coach Cesar Gracie believes a trifecta of advantages–youth, chin and ground game–will lead Nick Diaz to victory against Anderson Silva. While Nick Diaz has had several public interviews since signing his contract extension with the UFC, it is his former coach Cesar Gracie who has offered up the more stinging comments regarding Diaz's opponent, Anderson Silva.
Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva was made official several days ago, with UFC President going on SportsCenter to rev read news >>
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has a tall task ahead of him when he welcomes ex-UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva back to the Octagon on January 31, but his head coach can easily see him winning the fight.
The UFC turned the fight world on its head by announcing the matchup yesterday, and Cesar Gracie has followed up with MMA Fighting since then to give his analysis on the bout. Nick is better on the ground, his jiu-jitsu is better, but I believe it’s going to be a stan read news >>
A superfight with UFC legend Anderson Silva on Jan. 31 brought Nick Diaz out of retirement, and his former coach Cesar Gracie believes the Stockton native could hand "The Spider" his third straight loss at UFC 183.
"I already knew this fight would happen a long time ago," Cesar Gracie told MMAFighting.com, "and I think it’s a great fight."
Both fighters enter the cage coming off back-to-back losses. Silva was stopped twice by Chris Weidman, while Diaz suffered decision losses to Georges St-Pierr read news >>
- 4 months ago
- 30 views
Julio Cesar Neves won’t turn 20 till next week. Yet the Brazilian already has 28 pro fights ahead of his Bellator debut tonight. Filed under: Bellator, News, Only on Junkie Tagged: Bellator 117, Julio Cesar Neves read news >>
- 10 months ago
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Bellator MMA has bolstered its roster with the signing of a trio of fighters from Brazil. Julio Cesar Neves, Cleiton Duarte and Diego Marlon are the latest additions to Bellator's ranks. read news >>
Meet Julio Cesar Neves, an undefeated featherweight prospect from Brazil who continues racking up highlight-reel knockouts. read news >>
It didn’t take Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira to show why he was the winner of the first season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil and Thiago “Marreta” Santos was out early during his stint on TUF 2. Ferreira and Santos squared off on the main card of UFC 163 at HSBC Arena on Saturday night in Rio [...] read news >>
- a year ago
- 1222 views
Josh Koscheck reveals on Twitter that Nick Diaz's manager Cesar Gracie has asked about the two welterweights squaring off Super Bowl weekend 2013, but there's one small problem with the date. read news >>
Editor's note: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez will meet in the ring on Sept. 15. Yahoo! Sports will feature special Q&A entries featuring the two middleweights in the build-up to their fight. read news >>
- 2 years ago
- 156 views
Next week's Cage Warriors Fight Night 7 event has lost its title fight.
Featherweight champion and fast-rising 145-pound prospect Conor McGregor has suffered an injury, and his original opponent, Jim Alers, now meets replacement Marcio Cesar.
Officials today announced the change to the Sept. 1 event.
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- 2 years ago
- 148 views
Jake Shields got the win Saturday at UFC 150, but his return to 185 pounds wasn’t an especially entertaining one. read news >>