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May 21, 2012 2:28 pm

Diaz NSAC Hearing Over | Suspended For 12 Months Fined 30%

Today the Nevada State Athletic Commission heard the case of Nick Diaz. In February Nick fought and lost against Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title. In the post-fight drug screening Diaz was found to have marijuana metabolites in his system and as a result has been put under fire as a rule violator....

May 3, 2012 4:47 pm

Jake Shields Ready To "Dominate" The UFC's Middleweight Division | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, August 11 live on Pay-Per-View for millions of viewers around the world, Jake Shields will return to the Octagon and to the UFC’s middleweight division against the top ranked 185-pounder Ed “Short Fuse” Herman. “I’m excited to move back up to the middleweight and to start dominating the division,” said Shields. “There’s a...

May 1, 2012 8:47 am

State of Nevada Rebuts Nick Diaz Lawsuit | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Since his suspension following a positive drug test that showed cannabis metabolites in his blood, Nick Diaz has been in a legal battle with the state of Nevada to clear his name and eliminate, or at least shorten his one year suspension. Most recently, the state of Nevada answered back to a...

Apr 29, 2012 7:00 pm

BJ Penn completes the line up for the MMA Show Live in Birmingham, UK

By Chase Raymond: Two time UFC champion and MMA legend BJ Penn will complete the line-up for Europe’s biggest ever MMA fan expo, The MMA Show Live, being held May 12-13 at the NEC in Birmingham. Bj is joining a long list of MMA stars like Dan Henderson, Carlos Condit, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, and...

Apr 26, 2012 2:08 pm

VIDEO | GSP And His Road Back To The Octagon | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Georges St. Pierre discusses his long, challenging recovery as he prepares to return to the Octagon later this year to face Carlos Condit to unify the welterweight title. Georges has been out since mid-2011 with his last fight being a unanimous decision victory over Jake Shields. As he prepared for his title...

Apr 23, 2012 8:29 am

Injury Made Georges St-Pierre Realize Just How Much He Loves Fighting | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: “Wherever it is, England, United States, wherever, I’ll fight. I’m just going to be happy to be back and fight. When you get hurt for a long time you’re forced to get pulled away from training, and you’re forced to stop doing what you like to do everyday,” “It makes you see...

Apr 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...

Apr 19, 2012 1:35 pm

Dana White Warns Fighters of Team Greg Jackson | It's Not A Family It's A business

By Johanne Mitchell: UFC President, Dana White slams Greg Jackson in another statement painted in “expletives”. Dana warns fighters not to fall for the warm and fuzzies of family talk by Greg Jackson and at the end of the day Greg is a businessman. In an interview with Cagewriter, Dana uses the situation between former...

Apr 19, 2012 8:24 am

Diaz Hearing Shelved Until Commission Sees Medical-Marijuana Card

By Mark Carrillo: The Nevada State Athletic Commission has put the Nick Diaz disciplinary hearing regarding his suspension for testing positive for marijuana metabolites on hold, at least until the fighter presents to the commission his medical-marijuana card. Diaz had tested positive after his fight with interim champ Carlos Condit at UFC 143. The NSAC...

Apr 19, 2012 7:32 am

Video | UFC How Would You Define A Great Athlete ?

Jones narrates in a Morgan Freeman like manner as well as featuring in a short promotional video for the UFC. The video suggests factors which are taken into account when defining a great athlete. The video features the likes of Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort, Carlos Condit, Georges St Pierre, Nick Diaz, Junior Dos Santos, Michael...

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 11, 2012 3:36 pm

With GSP And Zahabi’s Support, MacDonald Poised To Inherit Crown In Two Years

By Micah Hinchliffe: During last night’s airing of Ultimate Insider we got to take a peak into the renowned Tristar camp and hear from some of it’s most successful fighters as they prepare for UFC 145 in Atlanta, April 21st. Among these fighters was welterweight contender Rory “Ares” Macdonald, whom many believe to be the...

Apr 11, 2012 12:24 pm

Getting To Know Braulio Estima, The Man Who Is Facing Nick Diaz

By Micah Hinchliffe: “Soooo, Yes Guys it is true!!! I will be facing Nick Diaz at the World Jiu Jitsu Expo in California. The fight will be broad casted live on the Internet ;)))) hope u all will like the match” – A status from April 11th on Braulio Estima’s facebook page. Braulio Estima, a...

Apr 5, 2012 10:45 am

Rory MacDonald Blog | I'll Fight Anyone

By Rory MacDonald: I didn’t know who my next opponent was to begin with when I was offered him for my upcoming fight. I was given the name, Che Mills, but wasn’t able to put a face to it or even remember whether I’d seen him fight before. It didn’t really matter to me, either....

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 30, 2012 5:59 am

Greg Jackson | GSP Passed His Test, Jones Still Being Tested

“Both of them are amazing. Jon is still young, he is still being tested. He’s had a couple of title defenses but he is still being tested and I have a lot of confidence that he will pass the test, as far as how you deal with fame, how you allow the people around you...

Mar 29, 2012 7:47 am

Dan Hardy Would Love To Fight And Trade Punches With Nick Diaz (Video)

“I think he’s an entertaining fighter, I enjoyed his fight (against Carlos Condit). Personally, I thought he won it as well. It’s a shame some people are gonna look down on him because of that (failed) drug test. I would love to fight him, I’m a huge fan of his. He’s a very entertaining guy...

Mar 22, 2012 8:07 am

Maia vs. Kim & Fukuda vs. Philippou Added To Growing UFC 148 Card

Two additions to the UFC 148 card have just been added by UFC officials. A middleweight contest between Constantinos Philippou and Riki Fukuda have been added along with the welterweight debut of Demian Maia in his bout against Dong Hyun Kim. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand...

Mar 21, 2012 5:25 pm

Ellenberger vs. Kampmann Set To Headline The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale

A welterweight bout with serious title implications has just been booked to headline “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX Finale set for June 1. Jake Ellenberger will face Martin Kampmann in Las Vegas, NV in a bout scheduled for five-rounds. Jake Ellenberger last saw action headlining the UFC on FUEL TV 1 event where he...

Mar 16, 2012 11:02 am

Nick Diaz Lawyer Fires Back At Nevada For Calling Nick A Liar

Three days ago we featured a statement from the legal team of Nick Diaz. In the statement they stated their case for seeking no disciplinary action against their client for his failed drug test following his most recent contest against Carlos Condit. The very next day we released a statement from the Nevada State Attorney...

Mar 2, 2012 10:37 am

This Week In MMA Culture | Anderson Silva Nike Ad, Hamill's Beer & More!!!

The sport of Mixed Martial Arts is well on its way to mainstream acceptance. With that kind of notoriety comes a culture, a culture influenced by the sport, its athletes and all the personalities that support it. With so many random items kicking off here and there throughout each week, I find that now there...

Mar 2, 2012 9:02 am

Exclusive | Headrush’s Mike McLeish Sheds Light on Team Brand, Fighters, Expos, and More

As mixed martial arts’ continues to grow into mainstream success, sponsors continue to grow as well. One in particular is Headrush, who sponsors a talented team of fighters including UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Stipe Miocic, Scott Jorgensen, Stephen Thompson, and UFC on Fuel TV 3 headliner and featherweight title...

Feb 22, 2012 11:51 am

Dan Hardy Returning Against Duane Ludwig At UFC 146

A very exciting welterweight matchup has been booked for the UFC 146 card set for Las Vegas. Both Dan Hardy and Duane Ludwig have agreed to face each other in welterweight clash. UFC 146 is set to take place on in May’s UFC 146 event set to take place in Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand...

Feb 19, 2012 3:26 pm

BJPENN.COM Welterweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...