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Georges St-Pierre on Saturday night said that he believes Nick Diaz is the No. 1 contender, and also addresses talk that he is afraid to fight Anderson Silva. read news >>
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Ariel Helwani and the MMA Beat panel talk about the top issues in the UFC today including the negotiations to book Jon Jones' next title fight, Chael Sonnen vs. Vitor Belfort and the circus around UFC 175 as well as a possible Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva bout. read news >>
Most expected epic smack talk out of Nick Diaz leading up to the Georges St-Pierre fight, but it sounds more like he's giving him career advice than talking trash. read news >>
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 >>
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Fans can call foul play all they want. Nick Diaz was simply the best choice for the UFC welterweight champion. read news >>
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Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos is a good fight for right now, according to Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz.
But is it one that excites him? Not really.
That feeling is reserved for two fighters outside his reach, at least for the foreseeable future: UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva.
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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 >>
In this Tommy Toehold episode exclusive for SBNation, Not Anderson Silva and Not Nick Diaz turn the tables on Tommy Toehold. read news >>
When we heard that the UFC was working to make Ronda Rousey-Gina Carano a reality, we should have known then that things were changing, perhaps by necessity.
Since the beginning of 2014, the pay-per-view numbers that had been so kind to the UFC during the time of Georges St-Pierre and a healthy Anderson Silva have passed. In its place are figures that, while solid, do not exactly speak to the notion that the sport of MMA is setting the world on fire.
In fact, UFC 174 posted some of the lowest PP read news >>
The UFC delighted fans with the announcement that two of their most popular fighters, Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, were returning to the cage to face off in one of the closest things to a superfight we've seen since Chuck Liddell vs. Wanderlei Silva.
Now comes the anticipation. Six grueling months of anticipation.
To kick things off, Bleacher Report brings you an early head-to-toe breakdown of Diaz and Silva. What do they do well? What do they do poorly? How do they match up against one another read news >>
The notion of making dream MMA matchups come to fruition has long mesmerized fans, and unlike the current direction of boxing, MMA enthusiasts can expect superfights to materialize more regularly in the coming years.
The definition may vary, but the allure of the superfight has always remained the same: It answers a long-debated question by pitting two elite fighters in close weight proximity on a grand stage.
This summer, the UFC wasted little time making its follow-up superfight to Frankie Edg read news >>