1. Carlos Condit Says 'I Don't Care' to Nick Diaz's Failed Drug Test

    The new UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit has taken the offensive by saying he doesn’t care about Nick Diaz failing his drug test...

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  2. Cesar Gracie: Nick Diaz Was Surprised by Positive Drug Test

    According to Cesar Gracie on The MMA Hour , his charge Nick Diaz was highly surprised that he tested positive for marijuana following his defeat to Carlos Condit at UFC 143: He was surprised he tested positive...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 2,540 reads 12 comments

  3. Trash Talk in MMA Doesn't Demean or Belittle the Sport

    While some may deem trash talking in MMA as unseemly, demeaning or belittling of the sport with regards to how it’s perceived by the public in general, the fact of the matter ...

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  4. Georges St-Pierre Claims He's Better Than Nick Diaz

    Though the opportunity to find out who is the more consummate combatant has gone awry due to Nick Diaz testing positive to marijuana, welterweight king Georges St-Pierre still believes that he’s the better fighter of the two...

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  5. Fedor Emelianenko and 10 MMA Fighters Who Should Change Weight Classes

    Moving up or down a weight class can present a fighter with both an added advantage in the combative realm as well as an opportunity to contest for several or more honors...

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  6. 13 UFC Fighters in Desperate Need of a Victory

    For any fighter plying their trade in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, being victorious isn’t just a need, it’s a prerequisite...

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  7. Antonio Margarito: 5 Reasons His Career Is as Good as Done After Loss to Cotto

    Antonio Margarito has achieved relative success in a career that has spanned 18 years. However, his loss to Miguel Cotto in their grudge rematch more than hinted that “El Tornado ...

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  8. Juan Manuel Marquez: Is Pacquiao-Marquez 3 His Redemption?

    When Juan Manuel Marquez stepped into the ring to throw leather with Manny Pacquiao in their trilogy battle, he wanted to make right the wrongs he felt fate had dealt him—he wanted redemption...

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  9. Ricky Goodall Talks Fighting, Promoting, His Ambitions and Jon Jones

    Ricky Goodall is part of a rare breed of fighters who views MMA as not only a means of putting food on the table, but also as an inherent part of his overall make-up, and one of ...

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  10. 10 Interesting Facts You Need to Know About Your Favorite Fighters

    Most followers of MMA have a specific fighter that they take a liking to, maybe it was due to their combative style, personality or something out of the ordinary that got them hooked, ...

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  11. Cesar Gracie Says Judges Take a Disliking to Nick Diaz

    According to MMAFighting , Cesar Gracie has come out firing on all cylinders, claiming that the judges who adjudicated the UFC 143 main event don’t and have never liked Nick ...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 1,576 reads 40 comments

  12. UFC 143 Results: Is Carlos Condit Afraid of a Rematch with Nick Diaz?

    Following his controversial decision win against Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 143 , Carlos Condit is now in the prime position to vie for the 170-lb. title held by Georges St-Pierre...

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  13. UFC 143 Results: After Event, Is Herb Dean Still the Best Referee in MMA?

    Following his two-point deduction of Alex Caceres in the preliminary card (FX) at UFC 143 , Herb Dean’s reputation as being the best referee in MMA could be brought in to question, and rightly so...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 2,828 reads 26 comments

  14. UFC 143 Results: Breaking Down How Carlos Condit Shut Down Nick Diaz's Attack

    At UFC 143 , we were expecting a slugfest for the ages. However, that never transpired, as Carlos Condit shut down the surging attacks that Nick Diaz had in store for him...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 1,032 reads 5 comments

  15. UFC 143: Josh Koscheck Leaving AKA Will Not Lead to a Potential Fight with Fitch

    Former welterweight title contender Josh Koscheck recently parted company with American Kickboxing Academy to set up his own training camp in Fresno, Calif...

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  16. UFC 143 Results: Picking a Nickname for Nick Diaz

    It's quite amazing that one of the most polarizing and renowned mixed martial artists on the planet is shorn of a nickname to sit nicely in between the handle of Nick Diaz ...

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  17. UFC 143 Results: Should Nick Diaz Retire?

    Nick Diaz subsequently announced his retirement from MMA following his controversial decision loss to Carlos Condit in the main event of UFC 143 ...

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  18. UFC 143: Sonnen Claims Diaz vs. Condit Will Be One of the Best Fights Ever

    Speaking to The Telegraph , Chael Sonnen said that the UFC 143 main-eventer featuring welterweights Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit could turn out to be one the best fights in the history of MMA ...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 3,764 reads 6 comments

  19. UFC 143 Predictions: How Nick Diaz Will Crush Carlos Condit

    After the night's proceedings at UFC 143 this Saturday weekend, Nick Diaz will continue his arduous journey to Georges St-Pierre and the coveted welterweight crown, whilst leaving a crushed and defeated Carlos Condit in his wake...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 1,463 reads 5 comments

  20. Nick Diaz and 25 of His Best Quotes

    Nick Diaz is one of MMA ’s best trash-talkers and whilst Chael Sonnen is considered par excellence with regards to delivering his verbal attacks for shock and entertainment value, Diaz just tells it like is—one expletive after another...

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  21. Mike Tyson Says MMA Is on the Rise

    In a recent interview with HDNet's Inside MMA show, former undisputed heavyweight boxing kingpin Mike Tyson said MMA is on the rise whilst intimating that boxing is suffering from a spell of listlessness...

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  22. 'Ninja of Love' and the 15 Silliest Nicknames in MMA

    Most fans of MMA associate a fighters nickname to what she/he’s accomplished whilst rising through ranks to their present station. While some monikers are indicative of a fighter’s persona, others come across as downright silly...

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  23. Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz: 8 Reasons We Really Want This Fight to Happen

    At present, Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz is akin to Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans and MMA’s equivalent to boxing's Floyd Mayweather vs...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 3,249 reads 8 comments

  24. Why Dana White Should Give Josh Barnett Another Shot in the UFC

    In 2002, Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett was unceremoniously handed his walking papers after testing positive to several banned substances following his clash with the now-retired ...

    Nedu Obi Written by Nedu Obi about over 2 years ago 3,034 reads 19 comments

  25. UFC 143: Why Carlos Condit Is In a Win-Win Situation

    For Carlos Condit , UFC 143 will determine if he’ll leave the Mandalay Bay Events Center as the interim welterweight champion, a feat which will ultimately culminate in his rite of passage to Georges St-Pierre’s perennial crown...

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