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  • 29 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

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

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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After Saturday’s UFC doubleheader, which stuffed 22 fights into the confines of a single day, it doesn’t seem so far-fetched for the World Series of Fighting to have a show on July 5. That’s the same day as UFC 175, which features title defenses by Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey. That’s also the same weekend as the TUF 20 finale in Las Vegas, featuring a featherweight trilogy bout between Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn. WSOF, which is venturing onto the NBC mothership for the first time after re-up read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Alexander Shlemenko has agreed to a multi-year, multi-fight contract extension with Bellator MMA, according to a Monday release from the promotion. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Bellator MMA may have lost out on Gilbert Melendez sweepstakes, but they did manage to ink a new deal with current middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Bellator MMA color commentator Jimmy Smith recently signed a five-year contract extension with the Viacom-owned promotion, meaning Smith will be the man in charge of breaking down Bellator’s in-cage action through 2018. read news >>

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