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Pic: Nate Diaz Reacts To Johny 'Wack Ass' Hendricks Win At UFC 171
I take it former welterweight and current 155-pound contender Nate Diaz was unimpressed with Johny Hendricks win over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 171 , reminding the world that his older brother already beat "Ruthless" a decade ago, but perhaps overlooking the fact that Nick retired after going 0-2.
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
UFC news: Is George St. Pierre about to make a dramatic return to the Octagon?
With the dust just settling on UFC Fight Night London and UFC 171 on the horizon it's time to round up all the week's happenings inside and outside the Octagon.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
411 MMA Fact or Fiction 3.12.14: Nate Diaz' Release, Fighters Wasted on Fight Pass, More
We're back for week three of the 2014 MMA Fact or Fiction Tournament, and all three of our contests from last week are complete, so let's look at the updated bracket: Voting is now closed on our first two weeks of contests, but if you missed them and want to catch up, you can find them here: - Wednesday, 02.26: #4 Evan Zivin vs #5 Jarrod Atkinson, ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Rafael dos Anjos Hopes a Win over Khabib Nurmagomedov Forces Him into UFC Title Shot
Rafael dos Anjos is riding a six-fight winning streak and is also ranked at No. 6 in the lightweight division.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Dana White Says He Wouldn't Give Nate Diaz His Release
Dana White Says He Wouldn't Give Nate Diaz His Release Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 03.07.2014 He hasn't called Dana yet... Dana White spoke today about Nate Diaz publicly requesting a release from his UFC contract over Twitter.
Gilbert Melendez has sought the help of the Diaz's and Jake Shields for TUF: Strawweights
There's no guarantee Nick and Nate Diaz will be on TUF to help, but at least now we know Gilbert Melendez has reached out.
Death Knell: Should MMA Consider Banning Elbows, Following Fighter's Death?
MMA Fans are accustomed to seeing fighters stand up and dust off unbelievably brutal knockouts like playground boo boos.
Selling Wolf Tickets: Can't blame Bellator for its promotional strategy
If the question, "Is mixed martial arts a sport or spectacle?" was asked to ten different people, there is an possibility that the results would end up split down the middle.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
MMA's 3R's 3.06.14: Lyoto Machida, Vitor Belfort, Nate Diaz, More
MMA's 3R's 3.06.14: Lyoto Machida, Vitor Belfort, Nate Diaz, More Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 03.06.2014 From Lyoto Machida taking Vitor Belfort's place in the UFC 173 main event and the results from Bellator 110 to the latest bizarre antics from Nate Diaz, 411's Jeffrey Harris breaks down the Right, the wRong and the Ridiculous from the week in ... (more)
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Gilbert Melendez Offers Thoughts On TUF 20 Coaching Staff
Former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez has several friends within the MMA community that he can bring in to help fill out his coaching staff for The Ultimate Fighter 20 later this year.
Takanori Gomi fights Isaac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172
"The Fireball Kid" is back after more than a year out of the Octagon, and he's set for a UFC 172 showdown with Isaac Vallie-Flagg.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Nick and Nate Diaz To Be A Part Of Gilbert Melendez' Training Team For The Ultimate Fighter 20
Nick and Nate Diaz To Be A Part Of Gilbert Melendez' Training Team For The Ultimate Fighter 20 Posted by Joseph Lee on 03.04.2014 "You better believe I called them..." TMZ reports that Gilbert Melendez has revealed his training team for The Ultimate Fighter 20 .
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Five Quick Rounds 03.04.14: Fight Night 37, Bellator 110, No TUE's for TRT by NAC, More
Five Quick Rounds 03.04.14: Fight Night 37, Bellator 110, No TUE's for TRT by NAC, More Posted by Evan Zivin on 03.04.2014 From Vitor Belfort withdrawing from his UFC 173 title fight to Nevada and Brazil banning exemptions for TRT and more, 411's Evan Zivin examines these stories and more in Five Quick Rounds! Hey hey, fight fans, and welcome back ... (more)
Blog Video: Tommy Toe Hold is Back with a Special TRT Edition and His Take on Arianny vs. Ronda
Tommy Toe Hold is back with a special TRT edition of The Tommy Toe Hold Show TRT is banned from the UFC! Vitor Belfort backs out of UFC 173, Gilbert Melendez resigns with the UFC, Nate Diaz says he's leaving, Arianny Celeste and Ronda Rousey beef, and we'll go over everything that went down at UFC 170.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Dong Hyun Kim defeats John Hathaway in match few North American fans saw
If a Brit falls in Macau and no one is awake to hear it, does it make for sound fight promotion? I was considering ending this story right there and allowing the thought experiment to fend for itself like a Zen koan, much as the UFC did with Saturday's mixed martial arts event in China.
MMA Beat 34: Nate Diaz, Vitor Belfort, TRT, Rousey vs. Cyborg, Melendez' contract, more
In MMA Beat episode 34, Ariel Helwani and the gang chew through some of the top issues in MMA today including: Nate Diaz' request to be released from his UFC contract, Vitor Belfort and TRT and Rousey vs. Cyborg.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The MMA Beat on Diaz, Melendez's new deal, unions, TRT, Rousey-Cyborg, Cormier, more
On this week's episode of The MMA Beat, the panel discusses Nate Diaz's request to be released, Gilbert Melendez's new UFC contract, TRT in MMA, the possibility of a union in MMA, Rousey vs. Cyborg, Cormier's next fight, this weekend's busy MMA schedule, and much more.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Nate Diaz asks for UFC release via Twitter
In a surprise move, perennial lightweight contender Nate Diaz took to social media Wednesday afternoon to ask for his release from the UFC.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
UFC 170 Post-Mortem: Jury Still Out
Does anybody know when we will see the real Rory MacDonald ? Who is he? There are plenty of people on both sides of this MacDebate, but truthfully, the jury is still out.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Melendez Re-Signs with the UFC, Coaches TUF 20 Opposite Champion Pettis
In a tweet released by UFC president Dana White , it was revealed that not only is Melendez staying with the UFC, but he will be coaching The Ultimate Fighter 20 against current UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis.