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  • a year ago
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If Nick Diaz has to fight at least once more before a title shot, Josh Koscheck figures it might as well be against him. Koscheck recently mentioned Diaz, Demian Maia, Jake Ellenberger and Rory MacDonald as targeted opponents for 2013. Now, he said he's taking up Diaz trainer Cesar Gracie's challenge for the contenders to meet at the UFC's Super Bowl weekend show, which is expected to be UFC 157 on Feb. 2 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • a year ago
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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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The rumors of Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva turned out to be true, as the two MMA stars are set to face off in 2015. UFC President Dana White took to ESPN’s Sportscenter to announce the fight, via Sherdog. The fight will take place at UFC 183, which will be next year’s rendition of the UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend card. Diaz vs. Silva will be a middleweight contest, which is “The Spider’s” natural weight class. Diaz has fought a catchweight bout at 180 but has never officially competed as a mi read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS - Once again, Nick Diaz proves to be just the right kind of crazy. Moments after defeating MMA legend B.J. Penn in the main event of Saturday night's UFC 137 event, Diaz told a Mandalay Bay Events Center crowd he thinks UFC champ Georges St-Pierre faked an injury in order to avoid a fight. The move earned St-Pierre's attention, and UFC president Dana White said Carlos Condit has agreed to step aside in order to make the fight it seems everyone now wants to see. read news >>

  • 30 days ago
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They are back. Anderson Silva, arguably one of the greatest MMA fighters of all times, will return to the Octagon against former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. UFC president Dana White announced the match-up Tuesday. Silva vs. Diaz will reportedly be a middleweight bout and headline a UFC pay-per-view card on Super Bowl weekend, but they have yet to announce the venue. Silva (33-6) who had the longest UFC win streak snapped by a pair of losses to Chris read news >>

  • a month ago
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The Stockton Bad Boy is back. Is a bout with Anderson Silva far behind? Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz has signed a contract extension with the UFC and will return from his self-imposed exile. UFC.com reported the news on Thursday. Additionally, a solid source told MMAFighting.com's Ariel Helwani that if all goes well, Diaz's return bout would be against former longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who would also be making his return after a prolonged absence. The 30 read news >>

  • 8 months ago
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A middleweight bout is the latest addition to the UFC’s Super Bowl weekend card in New Jersey. Nick Catone will meet Tom Watson at UFC 169 in February.Filed under: MMA Rumors, News, UFC Tagged: Nick Catone, Tom Watson, UFC, UFC 169 read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Main-event loser Nick Diaz ($200,000) and main-card winner Josh Koscheck ($146,000) were the top earners at this past weekend's UFC 143 event. MMAjunkie.com today obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The total disclosed payroll for the event, which took place Feb. 4 at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Events Center, was $880,500. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A pair of bouts has been confirmed for the UFC's Super Bowl weekend event, UFC 143. As MMAjunkie.com previously reported, a co-main event between Josh Koscheck and Carlos Condit is official, as is a middleweight bout between Michael Kuiper and Rafael Natal. UFC 143 takes place Feb. 4 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The event's main card airs live on pay-per-view while preliminary bouts are expected to air on FUEL TV. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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As expected the UFC's traditional Super Bowl weekend event will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The Sin City venue plays host to UFC 143, which takes place Feb. 4 with a Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz welterweight title fight. MMAjunkie.com first reported the likely venue earlier this month, and Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director Keith Kizer today confirmed it with us. read news >>

  • 27 days ago
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"The Spider" was the featured guest on today's UFC 183 media conference call, and he had a lot to say. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva took part in a solo conference call earlier today (Fri., Aug. 1, 2014) to discuss his pending return to mixed martial arts (MMA). Among the many topics covered were his seven-fight contract with UFC, his upcoming showdown against Nick Diaz at UFC 183, the status of his leg injury, and so much more. Have a listen us read news >>

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