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Ronda Rousey Speaks out on Drug Testing, Nick Diaz's Ban and More

Ronda Rousey has revealed she embraces drug testing in mixed martial arts with no fear of being caught for fighting outside the law, and she has joined the legions speaking out against Nick Diaz's five-year suspension.<p>The Ultimate Fighting Championship's women's bantamweight champion told Martin …

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Nick Diaz gets a response from the White House about his five-year ban

Nick Diaz got his long awaited response from the White House and not surprisingly nothing much came of the whole ordeal.<p>The entire situation unfolded after Diaz was suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following an alleged failed drug test for marijuana, stemming from …

Nick Diaz Petition Rejected by Obama, American Hope Now Officially Dead

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC<p>Do you remember the optimism that trumpeted the arrival of the Obama presidency? Do you recall the sense of promise in the air? After wandering the moral and intellectual desert that was the Bush administration for eight long years didn’t the country …

Nate Diaz Hit Michael Johnson With Multiple Stockton Slaps At UFC On Fox

Nate Diaz came into his UFC on FOX fight this past weekend a +300 underdog to the favorite Michael Johnson. That’s not blowout level odds, but it’s certainly a sign that most bettors don’t expect him to win. But Diaz did win, and in dominating fashion. He dismantled Johnson and beat him from post …

Nick Diaz: 'Georges St-Pierre was on steroids when I fought him'

Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz<p>Nick Diaz has never had a problem speaking his mind. If anything, his refusal to play by the rules of others – from …

All We Want for Christmas Is the Return of Nick Diaz

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC<p>Before last weekend, we had been starved of the magical Diaz brothers for almost a year. Obviously, Nick hasn’t fought since his memorable January bout with Anderson Silva due to the ridiculous five-year suspension the NSAC threw at him for his third …

Nate Diaz Is Fighting to Keep the Diaz Era Alive

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC<p>Being a fan of Nick and Nate Diaz isn’t always easy. For every wild win, unforgettable in-cage taunt, or endlessly quotable sound bite that the Stockton-based brothers provide, there’s a temporary retirement, contract dispute, or marijuana-related …

Fighters and media react to UFC on FOX 17

UFC on FOX 17 had something for every kind of fight fan: thrilling submissions, devastating knockouts, and a whole lot of Nate Diaz.<p>Let's take a look …

Chris Leben on Drugs, Jail, and His New Memoir

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC<p>For close to a decade, for good or ill, Chris "The Crippler" Leben was a larger-than-life character in MMA. He was the wild man middleweight who helped turn the first season of <i>The Ultimate Fighter</i> into appointment viewing, out-brawled Wanderlei Silva in …

'Cyborg' posts pic of 'Brazilian curves,' unsure she can make 135 with 'Brazilian bootay'

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino<p>Cristiane Justino might not have scientific evidence that it’s impossible for her to make 135 pounds, but she’s offering up …

Chris Weidman and Jon Jones Plan on Making Their Superfight a Reality

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman sees a superfight with pound-for-pound king Jon "Bones" Jones in his future.<p>During a feature on AXS TV's <i>Inside MMA</i>, Weidman chatted about the possibility of fighting in Madison Square Garden and revealed that Jones would be his dream opponent should that day …

UFC Fight Night 64 fighters discuss Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's legal woes

KRAKOW, Poland – Word of Quinton Jackson’s removal from UFC 186 made its way quickly around the world of MMA, and fighters in Poland for this …

Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga 2: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 64

UFC Fight Night 64 hits Krakow, Poland, this weekend with a heavyweight main event.<p>Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic returns to the UFC to battle Gabriel Gonzaga. They first met at UFC 70, and that fight ended with one of the most brutal and most surprising knockouts in UFC history. Gonzaga landed a head …

NAC's New PED Punishments Perfect, but Marijuana Rules Are Ridiculous

The sweeping changes instituted by the Nevada Athletic Commission during a Friday meeting will forever alter the way it punishes users of performance-enhancing drugs.<p>It has been a long time coming. For years, the Nevada commission (and many others around the world) turned a deaf ear to the PED …

Six years after filming started, 'Dawg Fight' premieres on Netflix

In the past six years, a lot of people have said complimentary things to film director Billy Corben regarding his work on "Dawg Fight," a documentary …

As Ronda Rousey rampages, Miesha Tate thinks she's the one to stop her

Miesha Tate senses what most<p>Ultimate Fighting Championshipfans are thinking about Ronda Rousey's dominant four-fight stretch of stopping opponents in less than 1 minute 7 seconds.<p>"It was so fascinating to see that happen — domination like that in any division, that's exciting — but then it gets to …

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Diaz demands rematch: 'St-Pierre was on steroids when I fought him'

The earth is round, water is wet, and Nick Diaz is accusing Georges St-Pierre of using steroids.<p>Appearing on Chael Sonnen's podcast recently, …