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Sep 19, 2015 6:37 am

Coach: ‘Nick Diaz Will Return To Jiu Jitsu Roots’

The ‘Free Nick Diaz’ movement is still going strong. There’s currently a White House petition up that’s on pace to reach the 100K signature goal in the very near future and fighters are still coming forward showing support Diaz. Recently, his coach Cesar Gracie told MMAJunkie that while Diaz’s lawyers work on the appeal process...

Sep 18, 2015 10:23 am

UFC’s Leslie Smith Now Refuses To Fight In Nevada

Leslie Smith (7-6-1 MMA) is the latest UFC fighter to refuse to fight in Nevada following the NSAC’s five-year suspension of Nick Diaz. The women’s bantamweight competitor took to her Sqor account to announce her decision: “I am making a statement and will stand with my fellow fighters Nick Diaz, and Henry Cejudo and refuse...

Jun 11, 2015 1:08 pm

UFC’s Leslie Smith Explains How Nate Diaz’s Kindness Fueled Her MMA Life

There are moments in a fighter’s career when everything clicks. It could be when they first step onto the mat, or when they make their professional debut. For UFC bantamweight Leslie Smith, her moment was especially memorable as it was veteran Nate Diaz that invited her onto the mat to train. “I had just moved...

Jun 6, 2015 9:19 am

UFC’s Leslie Smith Responds To McMann: ‘Psssh, I’ll Fight Her’

The dangerous Team Cesar Gracie trained Leslie Smith responds to former UFC title challenger Sara McMann’s call out of the entire female bantamweight roster. She also talks fighter pay, and more. Shot by our own, Layzie The Savage. WATCH! Gilbert Melendez Trains For Eddie Alvarez, And Looks Scary!

Jun 1, 2015 6:44 am

Female UFC Fighters Beat Up Dirtbag Who Sexually Harassed Their Friend at a Club

Chivalry tends to disappear when it is late-night in a dark club. Some men think it is okay to get physical with women in the club without even knowing them, and sometimes the ladies approve of it. However, one dirtbag allegedly decided to grab the backside of one of UFC fighter Leslie Smith’s friend and...

Feb 7, 2015 1:43 pm

Coach: Nick Diaz Will Fight Again

“Let’s face it. He’s a fighter and he’s gonna fight. It’s gonna happen.” “I think a guy like him is better served doing big fights, no matter where they’re at,” Gracie said. “Seriously, no matter where the fight is — even if he has to go down a lighter weight than even 170. He wants...

Jan 12, 2015 10:37 pm

Anthony Pettis Earns Brown Belt In Jiu-Jitsu

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis earned his brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu earlier this week. This comes on the heels of ‘Showtime’ submitting Cesar Gracie black belt Gilbert Melendez in their UFC 181 bout in December. Despite being known for his highlight reel knockouts, Anthony Pettis has 8 submission victories in 18 professional MMA bouts, and...

Sep 18, 2014 10:20 pm

Booking Roundup: Four New Bouts Set For December UFC Events

In the latest round of UFC fight bookings, officials bring us four new bouts for upcoming December events. The highly anticipated return of heavyweight powerhouse, Todd Duffee (pictured), was announced for UFC 181 on Dec. 6. After two-years on the shelf he meets Anthony Hamilton. On December 12th, Team Cesar Gracie’s Yancy Medeiros returns against...

Jun 30, 2014 12:01 pm

Pettis Not Scared Of Diaz Camp, But Promises No Brawls On TUF 20

With an upcoming stint as TUF 20 coach opposite Gilbert Melendez, the UFC’s lightweight champ will have to endure more than just coaching a few fighters in the house. Anthony Pettis will be confronted, on likely, a daily basis, by MMA’s most confrontational group, Team Cesar Gracie. In a brand new interview with MMAMania.com’s, Jesse...

Apr 25, 2014 11:38 am

After Failing Drug Test, Mederios Stays Pot Free Ahead Of Jim Miller Bout

Cannabis in MMA is a widely spread and often tolerated narcotic. It’s illegal in the United States to use and/or possess the substance, but in some outlining States they tolerate marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. For most athletes, staying clean and all-natural in your diet is crucial to being able to deliver a peak...

Apr 2, 2014 2:23 pm

VIDEO | Pettis Brothers Ready For Diaz Brothers On TUF 20 Set

As they prepare for their coaching stint on TUF 20, the Pettis brothers are readying for a confrontational Melendez coaching staff. As part of Cesar Gracie’s fight-team, Melendez is expected to enlist both Nick and Nate Diaz as part of his staff of coaches.

Dec 31, 2013 11:22 am

QUICK TWITT | Female Challengers Respond To Rousey vs. McMann News

Cat Zingano (pictured) is the UFC’s true bantamweight title challenger, but that hasn’t stopped her from being passed up twice now for a shot at Ronda Rousey. Not the UFC’s fault, but many would argue that next inline, if not Zingano, would be Alexis Davis. Davis however didn’t get the nod to face Rousey either...

Dec 2, 2013 6:56 am

Nate Diaz: ‘Gilbert and I are the best lightweights in the world’

“I think in boxing they start hopping in when they’re taking a lot of punches, or maybe their corner would have threw in the towel, but I wasn’t going to stop. I was just trying to set up a good one to land to finish it off if they weren’t going to stop it. I’m...

Oct 18, 2013 11:44 am

UFC Boss: Everything I hear from Nick Diaz is that he doesn’t want to fight

MMA fans seem to love nothing more than a good Nick Diaz fight. The Stockton based Cesar Gracie fighter has long captured the hearts of fans around the world. Which is why talks of a potential return to action against Michael Bisping had the world talking. Dana White put out those flames yesterday during a...

Oct 17, 2013 11:14 am

Gilbert Melendez Making First ‘Uncrowned’ Title Defense This Weekend

“I’m looking to make a statement here. I’m looking to make my first uncrowned title defense and really make a statement. I think Diego is a great fighter but me being at my best I think I can make a statement with a dominant performance.” “I think he’s a great fighter, honestly. I think he’s...

Jul 17, 2013 11:11 am

EXCLUSIVE | Kevin Ross Talks Muay Thai and Lion Fight

Kevin Ross, world-champion and 3-time national champion Muay Thai fighter, will be taking on Canadian phenom, Matt Embree, at Lion Fight 10 Friday July 26 in Las Vegas.  The fights will air live on AXS TV beginning at 10pm ET/7pm PT.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   World champion and 3-time national champion Muay Thai...

Jul 13, 2013 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Leslie Smith Talks Upcoming Invicta 6 Fight on Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   This Saturday, MMA fighter Leslie Smith will be fighting Jennifer Maia at Invicta 6 in Kansas City, Missouri.  Before she enters the cage, the Cesar Gracie fighter spoke with BJPenn.com’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio to talk about her last fight with Sarah Kaufmann, her training for Maia and much more.  ...