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Nick Diaz says that he's not going to go after an opponent's injury. Unless it's a cut. You might think you know Nick Diaz. He's mercurial personality. His aggressiveness in the cage. His seemingly unending stream of hilarious quotes. But there's a lot more to Diaz than that - he's a martial artist, and he has a plan in the cage. He's making his return to the octagon at UFC 183 against the legendary Anderson Silva, who is coming off a nasty broken leg. Naturally you'd think that Anderson's leg m read news >>

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UFC 'money weight' Nick Diaz may be the best and worst representation of a martial artist in modern MMA. The expletive hurling, nunchuck twirling Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt isn't above breaking out the ole Stockton Salute on occasion, but Diaz says he'd never seriously target an opponent's injury. "When someone tells you a fighter's injured and they tell you to go after an injury, it really throws you off," Diaz told media in Las Vegas (via Yahoo! Sports). "It would be sad to lose a fight on read news >>

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Because focusing on one aspect of the fight, could spell disaster for the Stockton slugger. Going into UFC 183, Anderson Silva is adamant he won't be hesitant to throw his patented leg kicks after suffering a devastating break in his left leg over a year ago. Still, he admits there will be a little fear hidden in the back of his mind. One thing he doesn't have to fear, though, is Nick Diaz trying to take advantage of the situation and targeting his injured leg. That's because the Stockton slugge read news >>

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Flyweight Matt Betzold, whose left leg was amputated when he was six years old, has signed a professional contract with Legacy Fighting Championship. The signing, which was first reported Tuesday by Sherdog, represents an unprecedented moment for MMA. The 31-year-old Betzold is 6-3 as a professional flyweight, with five victories by way of submission. According to the Sherdog report, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard has scheduled Betzold's debut for February 27. Betzold trains with Team Alpha Mal read news >>

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No leg? No problem! Legacy Fighting Championship (Legacy FC) has signed flyweight Matt Betzold, who will make his debut for the popular regional mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion at Legacy FC 39 on Feb. 27, 2015, against an opponent to be named. From the Legacy FC website (via MMA Junkie): A decorated grappler, Betzold racked up a 4-1 record as an amateur before turning pro. However, the process of becoming a pro for Betzold was harder than for most fighters. Betzold's life drastically changed read news >>

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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva explains why he chose to not retire following breaking his leg at UFC 168 during "The Time is Now" press conference in Las Vegas on Monday. read news >>

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After a small scare, Anderson Silva says his leg and back are 100 percent and there’s no cause for concern ahead of his UFC 183 showdown with Nick Diaz. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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There’s apparently no need to panic about Anderson Silva’s return in January being in danger. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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The former WEC champ and Pride FC star is facing a second leg surgery after being shot at a Rio de Janeiro party. We posted last week the news that former World Extreme Combat Middlweight champ Paulo Filho was shot at a party in Brazil and underwent surgery but not much was known at the time. Now MMA Fighting's Guilherme Cruz has caught up with the troubled fighter and gotten more information. Filho revealed he will undergo a second surgery on Thursday "to insert a metal rod, just like Anderson read news >>

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Paulo Filho was shot in the leg at a party in Rio de Janeiro, and the PRIDE veteran finally opened up about everything that happened on Oct. 26. It was reported on Oct. 29 that Filho had been hospitalized after being shot, but few details were available at that moment. Five days later, Filho spoke to MMAFighting.com about the incident, and revealed that he will have to undergo a second surgery on Thursday. "They will insert a metal rod, just like they did with Anderson Silva, into my femur," Fil read news >>

  • 28 days ago
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Former World Extreme Cage Fighting and Pride Fighting Championships competitor Paulo Filho was shot in the leg at a party in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night, according to a report by Psicoticos por VT. read news >>

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