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  • 8 days ago
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Has it been three years already? It's been three years since Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) hired former "MMA Live" host and ESPN anchor, Jon Anik, to its broadcast team. And if you're a fan of Anik's skills on the mic, you're in luck, because Jon revealed on a recent edition of The MMA Hour (via MMA Fighting) that he will remain with the ZUFFA-owned company for the foreseeable future thanks to a new contract extension. Anik breaks it down: "I am sticking around. I've signed an extension w read news >>

  • 8 days ago
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One of the most notable and often-used figures in the UFC's broadcasting stable is Jon Anik, a man UFC hired from ESPN in 2011 to help fill broadcasting roles for the UFC's expanding schedule and program offerings. Anik's hiring was announced at the UFC 137 pre-fight press conference and was to be a three-year deal. Three years have come and gone, but Anik isn't going anywhere. "I am sticking around," he told Ariel Helwani on Monday's The MMA Hour. "I've signed an extension with the UFC. Hopeful read news >>

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"King Mo" Lawal signs a new long-term contract extension with Bellator MMA prior to his Sept. 5 bout against Dustin Jacoby at Bellator 123. read news >>

  • a month ago
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While there has been constant shuffling of Muhammed Lawal’s foes at Bellator 123, “King Mo” is certain of one thing: He’s staying with the promotion for the long haul. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Diaz insists he's still in shape and could fight on a week's notice. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight contender and longtime mixed martial arts (MMA) veteran Nick Diaz has emerged from self-imposed retirement to ink a new, three-fight contract extension with ZUFFA, one that is likely to put him back inside the Octagon in early 2015. What has he been doing since he left? "Not getting punched round," according to this new video interview released by UFC on Tuesday (July 29, 2014). read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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UFC star Nick Diaz signed a contract extension on July 24 at Zuffa headquarters. He then sat down with UFC.com to talk about his future. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nick Diaz’s oft-rumored, eagerly-awaited return from retirement is finally a reality. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Guess who's back (back back)? Back again ('gain 'gain)...Homie's back (back back). Tell a friend. Nick Diaz is back, ladies and gentlemen, and that's downright exciting stuff. UFC President Dana White sent out the following tweet Thursday evening, even including a full-on press release for our enjoyment: UFC.com's Matt Parrino wrote up the full release, contradicting White's tweet by saying Diaz's extension is good for three, not two, fights. "UFC superstar Nick Diaz has come out of retirement a read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Nick Diaz has decided to opt out of retirement, signing a three-fight contract extension with the UFC on Thursday, setting up a possible fight with Anderson Silva. read news >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Which not coincidentally, is right around the time Anderson Silva gets back. From UFC.com: The first name that came up was UFC legend and former middleweight champ Anderson Silva, who has been linked to a Diaz super fight for months now. It just so happens that "The Spider" will be back about the same time Diaz is looking to return. "I'd like to fight for the title," Diaz said. "I think that would be a big deal and worth fighting for. I want fights that will lead to a title fight. Whoever is in read news >>

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