With a nightmare weekend behind him, and 30 hours of travel to think about everything that took place, Ian McCall could boil down the health scare that caused him to drop out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event against Ian McCall to a simple premise. "Once I weakened my immune system with my weight cut, my body completely failed me," the flyweight contender from Orange County said on Monday's edition of The MMA Hour. A blood infection had slowed down McCall during his training in the leadup read news >>
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UFC champions are stoic creatures by nature. They inhabit the most treacherous atmosphere in sports, exploring the intricacies of natural human war in the process. Throughout time, these polarizing figures have prolonged success like a shark in a pond. But as it is in anything, especially an entity as unpredictable and fast as mixed martial arts, nobody is safe. There is always something or someone out there with the recipe to give the champs trouble. Here are those recipe holders who are capabl read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Diego Sanchez was a guest on this week's "Darce Side Radio" and the 20-fight UFC veteran had plenty to say about his first-ever UFC fight in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at this weekend's (Sat., June 7, 2014) UFC Fight Night 42 co-headliner opposite Ross Pearson, and also talks about whether or not he has taken too many blows to the head in his career and why he is returning to his original nickname. Before his fight against Myles Jury at UFC 170, Diego Sanchez was raring to go out and get back in t read news >>
- 6 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: "The Nightmare" is ready to inflict harm on Ross Pearson in his first bout since being derailed by bad steak tartare. read news >>
- 6 months ago
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Less than a week after Diego Sanchez's adventure across Dallas ended in a lethargic and disappointing decision loss last March, UFC officials announced that the promotion intended to take its traveling roadshow to Albuquerque, NM that upcoming summer for the first time in its history. And like clockwork, Sanchez was soon on the phone campaigning for one of the card's vacant spots, rest and relaxation be damned. "I told Joe Silva, ‘Joe, I have to be on this card. I don't care. Find me someone," e read news >>
- 7 months ago
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Sanchez tells Ari LeVaux about his evolution as a fighter, a return to his roots, and what the UFC, and Ross Pearson, should expect on June 7. read news >>
- 9 months ago
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Watch Countdown to UFC 171 where TUF 1 middelweight winner Diego " The Nightmare" Sanches will have a go at the undefeated Myles " The Fury" Jury.
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Bellator’s worst nightmare leading up to its first pay-per-view offering came true on Friday when Tito Ortiz had to withdraw from his main event match-up with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. read news >>
Diego Sanchez, long one of UFC's biggest stars, fights former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez next month. It's a fight Sanchez is glad to have. But as he tells it, he's just glad for any fight after what he put himself through. read news >>
Mark Hunt's short national nightmare apparently is over. The heavyweight, slated for the co-main event this Saturday at UFC 160 in Las Vegas, had been stuck in Australia due to a visa issue – but now has the problem cleared up. read news >>
If Alex Garcia's parents would have had their way, "The Dominican Nightmare" would be terrorizing Major League Baseball pitchers rather than Canadian welterweights. As it stands, he's got his eyes on the UFC. read news >>
UFC middleweight contender Chris Weidman faces Anderson Silva on July 6 in Las Vegas and believes that he's a nightmare match-up for the champion. read news >>
Meet Bellator 74 fighter Tim Welch. If you went to high school with him, you may not know the name.
But you certainly remember the hair.
"I went to school with a bunch of Native Americans, and I'm Native American myself, but I'm a f---ing redheaded Native American," he said. "People didn't even know my name in school. They called me 'Carrot' and 'Ketchup.' ... I always thought it was kind of funny."
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- 2 years ago
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If 2011 was a nightmare for former UFC fighter Jorge Santiago, 2012 is starting to look like a dream come true.
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