UFC president Dana White has a love/hate relationship with Nick Diaz. He loves the way Diaz fights, but hates having to get him to fulfill his necessary pre-fight promotional obligations. read news >>
- 2 months ago
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Nick and Nate Diaz are back in the mixed martial arts (MMA) headlines ... still with no looming fights on the horizon.
It makes no sense!
Once again, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White is confronted with a puzzling 209 match-making offer from Diaz Bros Inc. This time around it's Nate Diaz, who volunteered to end his self-imposed exile to compete against red-hot Matt Brown, who he hailed as "among the baddest motherfuckers out there."
There is just one large problem with th read news >>
- 8 months ago
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Dana White keeps offering Nick Diaz fights and Nick Diaz keeps shooting them down. The latest is a fight with Carlos Condit at UFC 171, according to the UFC pres. read news >>
But that's how he makes a living, so he doesn't have much choice.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was finally able to lure former welterweight number one contender Nick Diaz back to the Octagon (sorry Walmart), after giving him an offer he couldn't refuse.
The UFC 183 main event opposite ex-middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
"The Spider" has also been riding the pine -- albeit for very different reasons -- and White is "pumped" to have him back, though he's not sure read news >>
BANGOR, Maine – Nick Diaz is one of few athletes who will openly admit that he doesn’t enjoy his profession, and UFC President Dana White takes that as no surprise.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Nick Diaz has said over and over that he'd really only wants to fight superfights or for titles. He was granted a superfight with Anderson Silva and, if he wins, he could get a title shot. read news >>
UFC President Dana White revealed that Anderson Silva is “chomping at the bit” to return to the octagon and that Nick Diaz could potentially fight for a title with a win over the division’s former kingpin. read news >>
- 21 days ago
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Nick Diaz has not won a mixed martial arts (MMA) match since Oct. 2011, when he beat B.J. Penn from pillar to post en route to a unanimous decision win at UFC 137. Back-to-back losses since then, as well as a self-imposed two-year retirement, and Diaz could be back in Dana White's proverbial "title mix" if he is successful against former 185-pound champion, Anderson Silva, in the main event of UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015. That's according to White, who earlier this evening appeared on ESPN to discu read news >>
- 21 days ago
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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 read news >>
Anderson Silva wanted it. Nick Diaz wanted it. Dana White wanted it. Fans wanted it. And now it is a done deal. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz has been signed for early 2015. read news >>
Dana White recently said he didn't care if Nate Diaz wanted to sit out. Now we know why.
Nate Diaz is standing firm in his stance to not return to the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Octagon until he gets a title shot or at least a new contract that pays him more than Arianny Celeste and Brittney Palmer. Unfortunately for the Stockton slugger, that's not going to happen anytime soon, according to UFC President Dana White, who says the ink isn't even dry yet on the contract Nate recently sig read news >>