MMA Lore: Animated Tales of the Nick Diaz vs. Joe Riggs Hospital Fight

Back in 2006 a young Nick Diaz fought Joe Riggs at UFC 57 in Las Vegas, losing via unanimous decision. After the fight, both guys were sent to the hospital where they proceeded to have a second fight while Riggs still had an IV in his arm. A few days later both guys were on MMA … Read more

UFC 170 co-headliner Patrick Cummins’ opponents have a combined record of 10-20

This weekend at UFC 170 a fighter by the name of Patrick Cummins (4-0) will take on undefeated former Strikeforce champ Daniel Cormier (13-0) in the night’s co-main event on Pay-Per-View.

Cummins is filling in for Rashad Evans who had to withdraw last week due to injury. Prior to the announcement the UFC had found a replacement in Cummins, you had probably never heard of him. We hadn’t either.

Frank Trigg arrested on battery charges

Former Pride and UFC fighter Franklin Dewey Trigg III was arrested Wednesday on charges of battery resulting from an alleged domestic violence altercation that occurred back in October 2011. ProMMAnow.com (www.prommanow.com) has confirmed Trigg is being held at the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas on a $15,000 bond and is awaiting an Aug. 10 court date.