TMZ caught up with former UFC middleweight champ Anderson “The Spider” Silva and questioned him regarding his recent failed drug tests for performance enhancing drugs. Silva denied knowingly taking steroids but at one point said he needed to check all the supplements he used because he’d never failed a drug test before. One would think … Read more
Nick Diaz already missed the UFC 158 open workouts. But will he make it to today’s UFC 158 pre-fight press conference? Tune in to find out when the live stream begins at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT). Diaz’s main event opponent UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, along with co-headliners Johny Hendricks and Carlos Condit, as well as Nate Marquardt and Jake Ellenberger are also scheduled for today’s presser.
Everyone seems to be on point, including Nick. He’s blessed to have a good support system and I feel blessed to be a part of it. I say what’s up to everyone and when I approach Nate, I pick up on a weird vibe from him. Maybe it’s because he doesn’t approve of me working with the camp at the American Kickboxing Academy headquarters, where I’m a combat sports recovery coach. Nate is hardcore like that.
The call started off like any normal call as UFC President Dana White announced the UFC 158 fighters on the line ready to answer questions. White announced UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre, Carlos Condit, Johny Hendricks, Jake Ellenberger and Nate Marquardt were on the line — then said it was no surprise, but they were looking for Nick Diaz to join the call.
A Las Vegas judge has denied UFC fighter Nick Diaz’s request for a judicial review of his 2012 suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for marijuana metabolites.
ProMMAnow.com resident attorney Brian Furby explains what the judge’s decision means and how the legalization of marijuana and medicinal marijuana laws may or may not affect the rules of state athletic commissions.
Former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz wants a shot at UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and he’s willing to move up to 185 pounds to make it happen.