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Apr 12, 2012 8:15 am

Nick Diaz's Lawyer Fires Back At NSAC

By Drew Graham: Nick Diaz is still waiting to answer to the charges of testing positive for marijuana in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. In March, Jennifer Lopez, public information officer told Yahoo! Sports that “Not only did Nick Diaz violate the law by testing positive for marijuana metabolites, but he also lied...

Apr 3, 2012 1:10 pm

Nick Diaz Scheduled For BJJ Super Fight Next Month

It has been nearly 2-years since Nick Diaz slapped on a Gi for competition purposes, but with his MMA career on hold he is set to make a return to the competition circuit. Widely considered as one of Cesar Gracie’s top student, Nick Diaz is now set to compete in a “super fight” at the...

Mar 14, 2012 3:28 pm

Nick Diaz NSAC Appeal Loses Momentum Before It Even Starts

Yesterday we released a story in regards to the Nick Diaz failed marijuana test that cited an official appeal from his attorney that’s calling for the NSAC to take no action against Diaz for the alleged infraction. While releasing their official response directly to the state of Nevada (That can be found by clicking here),...

Mar 9, 2012 12:53 pm

Werdum vs. Russow Target For June Brazil Show

A heavyweight fight between top contender Fabricio Werdum and top prospect, Mike Russow is reportedly in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in June. The Brazilian card is yet to be announced or finalized and the date/ venue is expected to be announced shortly. In the headlining spot is expected to be...

Feb 22, 2012 4:00 pm

First Official Steps Against Nick Diaz Taken By NSAC | Temporary Suspension Issued

A meeting held today in the State of Nevada by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) started the process in determining the licensing fate of UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz. During the hearing the NSAC confirmed what we already knew and that is that they are officially taking action against Diaz for failing his UFC...

Feb 13, 2012 2:34 pm

Cesar Gracie Disappointed, Nick Diaz Shocked At Failed Drug Test

“I was very disappointed. Everyone knows he smokes marijuana medicinally in California. He has a legal right to do it in this state. He was surprised he tested positive. He does the same ritual every fight for the last five years. He stops it in time and he cleanses his system, works out like crazy,...

Feb 12, 2012 4:05 pm

Josh Koscheck vs. Johny Hendricks Booked For FOX Show

A welterweight bout between Josh Koscheck and Johny Hendricks has been booked for an upcoming UFC on FOX event. UFC president Dana White announced the news just moments ago. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event...

Feb 10, 2012 12:32 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung Set For Main Event On FX 3

A featherweight main event between two of the UFC’s hottest prospects has been set for the UFC’s return trip to FX TV on May 15th. The two fighters took to twitter earlier this week to talk up a potential matchup and the UFC responded by booking “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung and Dustin Poirier...

Feb 10, 2012 12:00 pm

Poll Results | Who Thinks Diaz Beat Condit?

In our latest polling here on BJPENN.COM we weighed in on the topic of last weekend’s main event between Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit. It was a crazy fight that in the conclusion had man fans, fighters and analysts crying robbery based on the judge’s decision to award Carlos Condit the victory. It is these...

Feb 9, 2012 1:09 pm

GSP Disappointed He Won't Get To Fight Nick Diaz (Video)

In his latest interview with HDNet, UFC welterweight champion Georges St.-Pierre discusses his disappointment for not being able to return to action against Nick Diaz. After UFC 143’s main event between Carlos Condit and Nick Diaz the next fight for the champ was determined and it’s interim title holder Carlos Condit. Read More: GSP (News),...

Feb 9, 2012 9:50 am

Quick Twitt | The Korean Zombie And Dustin Poirier Combat Through Twitter

After Dustin Poirier’s impressive performance at last weekend’s UFC 143 event he took to the post-fight press conference and called out “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung as one of the fighters he would like to face next. Jung has apparently heard the call and made reference to knocking out the rising prospect in six-seconds....

Feb 8, 2012 3:15 pm

After Re-Watching Diaz vs. Condit Joe Rogan Concedes That Diaz Won

“Going back to the Diaz/Condit fight, my point about missing things, is I watched the fight at home and when I watched the fight at home, I had a slightly different opinion. When I watched it live I thought that Carlos Condit won it. In the fourth round I said that Condit was winning this...

Feb 8, 2012 2:38 pm

MMA Fight Photo Of The Week | A Battered And Bloody Roy Nelson Still Stands

Last weekend’s UFC 143 event was full of ups and downs, awesome fights and disappointing calls from the officials where the main stories coming out of the event. In our weekly MMA Fight Photo I would like to highlight the evening’s co-main event between Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum. Werdum put on a striking clinic...

Feb 8, 2012 5:20 am

GSP Willing To Give Up His Title To Skip Condit And Fight Diaz?

According to his teammate Kenny Florian that is what he said… “It’s interesting actually. At dinner after UFC 143 Georges said that he wants to fight Diaz so bad that he would be willing to give up his belt just so he can fight Diaz and then he would fight Condit, this is how bad...

Feb 7, 2012 8:37 pm

Carlos Condit Accepts Nick Diaz Rematch

  [box_light] “Sources close to the deal just now confirmed with The Underground that Carlos Condit has accepted a rematch with Nick Diaz for the interim welterweight title. Condit said ‘Yes, I accept the rematch’ and will be in Las Vegas on Thursday to finalize the deal with the UFC.” [/box_light]   According the The...

Feb 7, 2012 8:00 am

Editorial Spotlight | The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fighting For Points

Finally, the levee breaks. After years of curious roster moves and hand-picked match-ups based on style—even expanded roles for “gatekeepers” who “bang” more than they win, the issue was on full display at UFC 143. The issue is, of course, the matter of style. Always a quiet issue among MMA’s diverse fanbase, we now have...

Feb 7, 2012 7:30 am

GSP Opens Up As 3-1 Favorite Over Carlos Condit

Carlos Condit earned the right to face Georges St-Pierre in a title unification bout after dismantling Nick Diaz in a five-round contest this past weekend at UFC 143. His performance however, was not good enough to convince odds makers that he can get the job done against division champ, GSP. GSP is expected to return to...

Feb 7, 2012 5:15 am

Caceres Believes Figueroa "Milked" The Low Blows & Caused His Loss

“To be honest with you, I don’t know what the hell was going on in that fight. I was pretty surprised that any of that happened. I was aware of the low blows I delivered and I have to admit, the first and second low blow did not land in his crotch. I believe he...

Feb 6, 2012 12:50 pm

Condit Camp Responds | Carlos Won The Fight, We Are Not Interested In A Rematch

“At this point, [a rematch] is not something we’re looking to do. We’re looking for Georges. People forget, Carlos waited a long time to get this fight. He was moved around, and shuffled around between fights. He won the fight. It doesn’t interest us at all. I think clearly and decisively, he won the fight....

Feb 6, 2012 12:32 pm

Cesar Gracie Unsure Of Diaz Retirement, Open To A Condit Rematch

[Retirement] is something I haven’t talked to him about. I would hate to see that. He’s not just fighting his opponent he’s fighting judges, he’s fighting judges that do not like him… They aren’t going to score anything for Nick. The whole judging system is so flawed; these guys have no one they answer to…...

Feb 6, 2012 7:55 am

Photo | Roy Nelson Shows Off Nasty Cut Received By Werdum Last Weekend

Roy Nelson and Fabricio Werdum took home “Fight of the Night” honors for their UFC 143 co-main event brawl. However, “Big Country” didn’t make it our unscathed and this laceration on his forehead proves it. Read More: Roy Nelson (news), Fabricio Werdum (news), UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit (news)

Feb 5, 2012 11:29 am

GSP Reacts To Diaz Loss | Will Prepare To Go To War With Condit

“Congratulations to Carlos Condit. It looks like I’m going to fight him. This is my job I got to do what I got to do. I’m going to heel my knee properly then get ready for this. Its serious competition, the best man will win.” In the lead up to last night’s UFC 143 main...