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UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre admits UFC 143 is going to be weird. After all, he'll be rooting for enemy Nick Diaz. "I want this fight with Diaz so badly - as badly as I wanted the title shot when I got down on my knees," St-Pierre today told the UFC. That was seven years ago at UFC 56, when his career looked a whole lot different than it does today. Of all the punches he's slipped on his current path, this one has hit hardest. read news >>

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Although Georges St-Pierre's decision-making ultimately got him a shot at the belt, Nick Diaz still isn't convinced the UFC welterweight champion is making the best career moves. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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At UFC 143, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre wore a mic during the interim title fight between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit for Fuel TV's Ultimate Insider. read news >>

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Anderson Silva is a major star within mixed martial arts. His status as a legend was cemented with a title reign that included 10 defenses of the UFC Middleweight Championship and 16 straight wins in the Octagon. However, returning to competition at UFC 183 has created an interesting wrinkle. Even though Silva is a name that the sport has come to love, he should not be granted a title shot with a victory over Nick Diaz. In an interview on UFC Tonight, UFC President Dana White mentioned Silva's n read news >>

  • 6 days ago
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By the time Nick Diaz steps into the Octagon against Anderson Silva on Jan. 31, he will be nearly two years removed from his loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Eeze normal. Jacare Souza? Luke Rockhold? Ain't nobody got time for that. At least nobody charged with making fights in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), as promotion president Dana White revealed on UFC Tonight that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will get the next shot at the 185-pound title with a win over Nick Diaz. His words: "It's an interesting fight. After the injury, where is Anderson going to be mentally? He does the right thing and is going to be in shape, but will he read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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Anderson Silva once held the UFC middleweight title for 2,458 days, cementing his spot as one of the promotion’s greatest champions. read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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As it turns out, former pound-for-pound king Anderson Silva could get his hands on the middleweight champion sooner than many of us anticipated. The former middleweight champion is only one victory away from standing across the Octagon from the 185-pound titleholder, UFC President Dana White said in an interview conducted on Fox Sports 1’s UFC Tonight (via MMAJunkie.com). “(Nick) Diaz and Anderson Silva are fighting, and obviously if Anderson Silva wins that fight, and whether Vitor (Belfort) or read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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UFC president Dana White confirmed to UFC Tonight that Anderson Silva will jump to the front of the line and earn a middleweight title shot if he beats Nick Diaz on January 31st. Apparently one of the perks of being one of the greatest of all-time is that your path back to a championship fight isn't too difficult. On today's new episode of UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1, UFC president Dana White told hosts Kenny Florian and Brian Stann that if Anderson Silva defeats Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January read news >>

  • 21 days ago
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The Chris Weidman-Anderson Silva trilogy has a significant chance of being a real thing. UFC president Dana White said Wednesday on UFC Tonight that if Silva defeats Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas that Silva will get the next middleweight title shot. White said it doesn't matter if Weidman or Vitor Belfort wins the UFC 184 championship bout; Silva will take on the winner. That announcement comes as a surprise since there are plenty of qualified candidates for an opportunity at the read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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"I actually think he's right. For him to go up in weight at 185 pounds and fight a guy like Anderson Silva who many consider the greatest of all time, well, I think it's a smart decision by Georges. Georges wanted to fight more at a catchweight of 175 (pounds), maybe even 170 pounds, where it would be in his favor. So is GSP scared? Yes, and that's also what made him one of the best champions of all time." Retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title contender-turned-FOX Sports 1 mixed mar read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Former UFC title challenger Nick Diaz discusses Georges St-Pierre’s comments about his decision to fight Anderson Silva at 185-pounds, as well as the Canadian’s anti-PED stance. read news >>

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According to Nick Diaz, the reason why the oft-talked-about superfight between Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva never took place was simply because St-Pierre was afraid. The former Strikeforce welterweight champ wasn’t too happy about St-Pierre’s recent comments regarding his upcoming middleweight bout with Silva on January 31. During an appearance on Chael Sonnen’s You’re Welcome podcast, St-Pierre claimed that Diaz “made a mistake” by accepting a fight with Silva at 185 pounds instead of a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nick Diaz thinks that Georges St. Pierre wasn't willing to fight Anderson Silva at middleweight--as Diaz will do at UFC 183--out of fear. Not that it's anything new for his career, but Nick Diaz has been a star for the UFC over the past week. He's dropped great quotes in interviews and at media events while still seeming entirely himself. That's one of the things that has always attracted fans to the Diaz style, despite any other issues they may have with his behavior and personality. On The MMA read news >>

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