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Anderson Silva Returns To Face Nick Diaz On January 31

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“The Spider” is back. UFC president Dana White announced moments ago on ESPN’s “Sportscenter” that former UFC middleweight champion and pound for pound king Anderson Silva will return to face Nick Diaz on January 31 in Las Vegas. It will be the main event of the show, which is expected to be billed as UFC 183. The fight will be ... Read More »

Nick Diaz Comes Out Of Retirement, Agrees To New Deal With The UFC

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Nick Diaz stated after his loss at UFC 158 in March of 2013 to George St-Pierre that he was retiring. Since then, Diaz had been offered numerous fights by the UFC and turned every one of them down. Now Diaz has had a change of heart. UFC president Dana White announced today Diaz has signed a three fight contract extension ... Read More »

Five Reasons To Watch UFC 175

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UFC 175 takes place on Saturday night from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event, Chris Weidman defends the UFC middleweight title against former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida. The co-feature has UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey facing off against Alexis Davis. You can watch the show starting at 7 p.m. ET with ... Read More »

Ronda Rousey Earns Two ESPY Nominations

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UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon next Saturday as she defends her title against Alexis Davis at UFC 175. Regardless if she wins the fight, is Rousey the best female athlete in all of sports? It was announced this morning that Rousey was nominated for two ESPY awards, “Best Female Athlete” and “Best Fighter.” Also receiving ... Read More »

Chael Sonnen Announces His Retirement

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In shocking news, UFC star Chael Sonnen just announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Sonnen announced his retirement on UFC Tonight, in which he serves as an analyst. Yesterday, it was revealed that the 37 year-old had failed a random drug test by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that was conducted in May as Sonnen was scheduled to fight ... Read More »

Nick Diaz Interested In Fight With Anderson Silva

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During an interview on Monday for MMAFighting.com, Anderson Silva’s manager Ed Soares said that his client is up for a fight with Nick Diaz. The question is whether Diaz would be interested in the fight, since he is currently retired. On last night’s UFC Tonight, Ariel Helwani reported that he talked to Diaz on his thoughts regarding a possible Silva ... Read More »

Inside The Rivalry Between Anderson Silva And Chael Sonnen

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The rivalry between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen was perhaps the biggest the sport had ever seen. The two had their first fight at UFC 117 in August of 2010, with Silva pulling out a hail mary fifth round submission in a fight where he lost the four rounds. The rematch went smoother for Silva as ... Read More »

It’s Time For Jon Jones To Choose A Side

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Jon Jones successfully defended his UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time at UFC 172 on Saturday night defeating Glover Teixeira by unanimous decision. What’s next for Jones seems a likely rematch with Alexander Gustafsson later on this year. We reported yesterday that Jones made a post on his Instagram account two days taunting UFC Hall of Famer Chuck ... Read More »

Anderson Silva Says “This Year Is Over For Me”, Promises Return In 2015

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The last time we seen Anderson Silva in the octagon was when he threw a leg kick, which was checked by Chris Weidman and snapped Silva’s leg like a pretzel at UFC 168 in December. Silva has begun walking on his own and even started to do some light training. UFC President Dana White has been stating that Silva would ... Read More »

UFC Changes Fight Night Bonus Structure

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If your fighting this weekend at UFC Fight Night 36, you now have a reason to be a little more amped up about your fight. The UFC announced earlier today that they are now changing the way fight night bonuses will be distributed. The organization released this statement earlier. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today a modification to its live ... Read More »

Dana White Says That Georges St-Pierre Never Complained About Headaches To Him

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Who is telling the truth in the saga between UFC President Dana White and former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre? The former champions trainer Freddie Roach stated on Tuesday that GSP had been suffering from migraine headaches. Roach also advised St-Pierre to take a at least a year off and said a superfight between the Canadian and Anderson Silva could have ... Read More »

Anderson Silva And Georges St-Pierre Fight Almost Happened

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One year ago, the biggest possible fight in the history in MMA was a superfight between Anderson Silva and Georges St-Pierre. Now at this current time, Silva has lost two times and in his most recent fight against UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, Silva broke his leg in the fight. St-Pierre defeated Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November and ... Read More »