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Colby Covington open to “easy fight” against Nick Diaz next, promises to retire him

Colby Covington is open to fighting Nick Diaz next time out. Covington returned to the win column at UFC Vegas 11 with a fifth-round TKO win over Tyron Woodley. After …read more

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Nick Diaz on Colby Covington's list with a threat to retire him for good

LAS VEGAS – Colby Covington has been specific about whom he wants next, but is happy to shift gears to fight Nick Diaz.
With Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) teasing a …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains why Nick Diaz has already done enough to earn UFC Hall of Fame induction

Tyron Woodley believes that Nick Diaz has already done enough to earn a spot in the UFC Hall of Fame. The eldest of the two Diaz brothers, Nick (37 years …read more

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Tyron Woodley explains why Nick Diaz deserves a Hall of Fame spot

Former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley believes that Nick Diaz deserves a place in the UFC Hall of Fame. The elder Diaz brother recently laid out plans for a comeback, …read more

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Morning Report: Tyron Woodley says that Nick Diaz deserves to be a UFC Hall of Famer

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Last week, it was announced that Nick Diaz was planning on returning to MMA in early 2021. Diaz has not fought since his 2015 bout …read more

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Posted on September 14, 2020, 12:16 pm By
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Stephen Thompson not interested in Leon Edwards, but welcomes Nick Diaz fight

Stephen Thompson has yet to be booked for a fight in 2020, but he’s eager to compete.
Thompson (15-4-1 MMA, 10-4-1 UFC) is coming off a unanimous decision win over the …read more

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Perry wants to welcome ‘skinny weakling’ Nick Diaz back to the UFC

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Mike Perry is the latest fighter to call out UFC veteran Nick Diaz. Mike Perry has gone the extra mile to call out Nick …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2020, 6:16 pm By
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Mike Perry to Nick Diaz: “You ain’t gangsta”

Mike Perry is ramping up the trash talk as he attempts to position himself for a fight with returning former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. Diaz has not fought since …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Jake Shields: Nick Diaz got “a little out of control” with drinking, but “he’s reigning it back in”

Jake Shields says his teammate Nick Diaz got “a little out of control” with his drinking habits, but is confident the fan favorite is back on track. Diaz has not …read more

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Morning Report: Mike Perry calls out Nick Diaz: ‘F*ck the Diaz brothers! East coast b*tch!’

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Earlier this week, Nick Diaz revealed his intention to return to MMA early next year. The announcement came out of nowhere and immediately garnered a …read more

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Shields: Diaz got ‘a little out of control’ drinking, but ‘the old Nick’ is back

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Jake Shields talks about the UFC return of his long-time training partner Nick Diaz. Nick Diaz pretty much kept himself …read more

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Leon Edwards guarantees he will fight in 2020, hopes to fight “big name” Nick Diaz

Leon Edwards says he will fight in 2020 and hopes that bout will be against a big name like Nick Diaz. Edwards was expected to fight in March at UFC …read more

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‘Power-Punching’ Perry Calls Out ‘Clout-Chasing’ Diaz

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The line of fighters calling out Nick Diaz for an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welcome back fight is growing by the …read more

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Mike Perry sends a taunting message to “old man” Nick Diaz: “You can cut a cheque and I’ll show up”

Mike Perry is the latest fighter that has called out Nick Diaz. The fan-favorite in Perry took to social media to send a couple of taunting messages to Diaz calling …read more

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Stephen Thompson not sold on Nick Diaz’s return, sends ‘NMF’ callout to Leon Edwards

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Stephen Thompson is all healed up and eyeing a November return to the octagon.
With the ever-evolving state of the welterweight division, “Wonderboy” knows he has …read more

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Fight Archives: Diaz thrashes Daley to close out Strikeforce run

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A look back to an era when Nick Diaz held welterweight gold. This week’s buzz was all about the …read more

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Dana White: ‘I don’t have any expectations’ for Nick Diaz

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“We’ll see how this thing plays out. I don’t have any expectations, whatsoever.” There’s a lot of renewed interest and buzz surrounding Nick …read more

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Dana White’s Contender Series Season 4, Week 6 results and contract winners

Watch as Dana White announces the contract winners from week six of Dana White’s Contender Series Season 4.

TRENDING > Dana White addresses Nick Diaz return, announces UFC Fight Island 2

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Dana White: ‘I Don’t Have Any Expectations Whatsoever’ Regarding Nick Diaz Comeback

The rumblings regarding a Nick Diaz comeback don’t mean a whole lot to UFC president Dana White, who’s had a consistent stream of on-and-off discussions with the former welterweight title …read more

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Thompson wants to welcome Diaz back to the UFC

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Former welterweight title challenger Stephen Thompson is throwing his name in the pool of names who have already expressed interest in fighting Nick Diaz if …read more

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Dana White addresses Nick Diaz return, announces UFC Fight Island 2

UFC president Dana White announces the UFC’s return to Abu Dhabi for Fight Island 2, addresses speculation that Nick Diaz is ready to make his UFC return, and the re-emergence …read more

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Stephen Thompson Makes His Case As To Why He Should Fight Nick Diaz In His Comeback Fight

Stephen Thompson believes he should be the one to welcome Nick Diaz back to the UFC. Recently, Diaz’s manager said his client would be coming back in 2021. That caused …read more

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Dana White reacts to Nick Diaz comeback buzz

UFC President Dana White has reacted to the buzz surrounding a potential comeback for former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. Diaz, who is also a former UFC welterweight title challenger, …read more

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White Not Sold On Diaz Return

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Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title contender Nick Diaz (26-9, 2 NC) is expected to make his Octagon return …read more

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Morning Report: Stephen Thompson makes his case for welcoming Nick Diaz back to the UFC

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Earlier this week, Nick Diaz made headlines when it was announced that he is targeting a return to MMA in early 2021. The announcement quickly …read more

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Dana White on potential Nick Diaz return: 'There's been talking, but there's been talking for years'

LAS VEGAS – Some in the MMA sphere are buzzing about a potential Nick Diaz return in 2021, but UFC president Dana White doesn’t seem quite as enthusiastic.
At the Dana …read more

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Posted on September 9, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Dana White reacts to Nick Diaz’s potential return: ‘I don’t have any expectations, whatsoever’

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When news surfaced about Nick Diaz’s plans to return in early 2021, it was met with a lot of questions—most notably, is it actually going …read more

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Posted on September 9, 2020, 3:16 am By
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UFC odds: Who will Nick Diaz fight first when he returns?

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Check out who the betting favorites are to welcome Nick Diaz back into the UFC. Despite not stepping into the …read more

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Conor McGregor reacts to news that Nick Diaz is making a UFC comeback

Conor McGregor is interested in fighting both of the Diaz brothers. McGregor has a history with Nate Diaz as the pair fought at UFC 196 and UFC 202. In the …read more

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McGregor Responds To Nick Diaz Return Rumors

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Darren Till may have to take a back seat to Conor McGregor. After “The Gorilla” expressed interest in a potential showdown against Nick Diaz, …read more

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Triple Take: Who should Nick Diaz face on his UFC return?

According to his manager, Nick Diaz is targeting a return to the cage in early-2021, with the Stockton native said to be “100 percent planning to fight again.”
It’s been a …read more

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Posted on September 8, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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You can bet on it: Who will Nick Diaz fight in UFC return?

Nick Diaz hasn’t set foot in the Octagon to fight since UFC 183 on Jan. 31, 2015. Diaz then lost to Anderson Silva before the result was changed to a …read more

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Nick Diaz betting odds released for who he will fight in his return to the UFC

The sportsbooks have released the betting odds for who UFC welterweight superstar Nick Diaz could fight in his return to the Octagon. Diaz’s manager Kevin Mubenga announced this week that …read more

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Bookies Lay Odds On Nick Diaz Return Opponent

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Family affair? Longtime UFC welterweight contender Nick Diaz is expected to end his multi-year hiatus and rejoin the world of …read more

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Spinning Back Clique: Who should fight Nick Diaz? Is Alistair Overeem a lock for the UFC Hall of Fame?

Welcome to “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly show that takes a spin through the biggest topics in mixed martial arts. This week, Simon Head hosts and is joined by …read more

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Leon Edwards Intrigued By Potential Nick Diaz Matchup

Daniel Cormier put it out there that he’d be interested in seeing Leon Edwards welcome back Nick Diaz to the UFC. Now, “Rocky” has chimed in on the possibility. It …read more

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Daniel Cormier Believes Nick Diaz Should Fight Leon Edwards In A Title Eliminator Bout

Daniel Cormier believes Leon Edwards is the perfect opponent for Nick Diaz’s return. Recently, Diaz’s manager came out and said Diaz is 100 percent fighting next year and Cormier believes …read more

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Leon Edwards would love to welcome Nick Diaz back: 'That fight looks fantastic'

Add Leon Edwards to the list of fighters that want to face Nick Diaz.
After Diaz’s manager told ESPN that Diaz is targeting a 2021 return, Edwards (18-3 MMA, 10-2 UFC) …read more

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Leon Edwards explains why Nick Diaz matchup makes sense

Leon Edwards believes he should be given the task of welcoming former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz back to the Octagon. Edwards is on an impressive eight-fight win-streak and currently …read more

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Daniel Cormier shares his take on what should come first for Nick Diaz

Daniel Cormier has shared his thoughts on the ideal opponent for the return of Nick Diaz. Cormier has gone from being a two-division champion to one of the UFC’s most …read more

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Till and Edwards call out Nick Diaz after return announcement

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Top ranked contenders from two weight divisions want to fight Nick Diaz. The UFC shouldn’t listen to them. Despite years …read more

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Darren Till Volunteers To Welcome Nick Diaz Back To UFC

According to his manager, Nick Diaz plans to return to the UFC in 2021. Darren Till has already volunteered to be the fighter who welcomes him back to the octagon. …read more

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Dan Hardy the latest in a plethora of UFC fighters to show interest in Nick Diaz bout

The news of an improbable Octagon return for Nick Diaz has sparked a wave of interest from fans and fighters alike with Dan Hardy the latest to express an interest …read more

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Darren Till states his case to be Nick Diaz’s return fight

Darren Till is looking to welcome Nick Diaz back to the Octagon. On Sunday, Diaz’s manager said his client is ‘100 percent’ going to fight again and even did a …read more

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If Nick Diaz is coming back to the UFC, Darren Till has an idea for his comeback fight

It’s coming up on six years since Nick Diaz last stepped into a cage, and nearly nine since he last won a fight.
But if the former Strikeforce welterweight champion and …read more

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Stephen Thompson offers to welcome Nick Diaz back to the Octagon

Stephen Thompson is down to welcome former Strikeforce welterweight champion and UFC welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz back to the Octagon. Diaz has reportedly undergone a test weight cut and …read more

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Nick Diaz reportedly set fort early 2021 UFC return

It has been more than half a decade since Nick Diaz set foot in the UFC Octagon, but if reports are accurate, he could be fighting again in early 2021.
The …read more

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Ben Askren reacts to Nick Diaz comeback news

Former ONE Championship and Bellator welterweight titleholder Ben Askren has chimed in on the news that Nick Diaz is plotting a comeback. Diaz, the former Strikeforce welterweight champ and a …read more

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Real or not: Nick Diaz returns to the Octagon in 2021? Bigger cage favors Israel Adesanya?

Nick Diaz looks like he’s in fighting shape, but does that portend an imminent UFC return? ESPN’s panel addresses that and other top storylines. …read more

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Video: Diaz Completes Test Cut Ahead Of UFC Return

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Former UFC welterweight No. 1 contender Nick Diaz, who wore the 170-pound strap for the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion, is planning …read more

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Manager says Nick Diaz is '100 percent' planning to fight again, targeting early-2021 return

It appears Nick Diaz is closer than ever to making a comeback.
Diaz, 37, hasn’t competed since January 2015, but hinted at a potential return last November, when he expressed interest …read more

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Nick Diaz targeting return to UFC in 2021, successfully completes test weight cut

UFC welterweight superstar Nick Diaz is targeting a return to the UFC in 2021 and on Sunday successfully completed a test weight cut. ESPN’s Ariel Helwani spoke to Diaz’s manager …read more

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Nick Diaz responds to Diego Sanchez’s accusations of hate e-mails

Nick Diaz has responded to a recent accusation from Diego Sanchez, who claimed the former Strikeforce welterweight champ used to send him angry emails. Earlier this week, during an appearance …read more

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Posted on August 27, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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Sanchez: Angry Nick Diaz Sent Mom-Hating Emails

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Diego Sanchez claims a slimy MMA journalist gave longtime rival Nick Diaz his personal Email and despite interviewing them both back in the early …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Diego Sanchez Says Nick Diaz Used To Send Him Hate Mail

In 2005, Diego Sanchez defeated Nick Diaz via unanimous decision. It was just Sanchez’s 3rd official fight in the UFC and took place just under 7 months after Sanchez won …read more

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Sanchez: Diaz used to send me hate e-mails ‘talking sh-t’

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Way before trash-talking on social media, former Strikeforce champ and UFC title contender Nick Diaz used to trash talk through e-mails. …read more

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Posted on August 26, 2020, 3:16 am By
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Diego Sanchez reveals Nick Diaz used to send him hate e-mails “talking s**t” about his parents

Diego Sanchez reveals Nick Diaz used to send him hate e-mails where the Stockton, California native brought up Sanchez’s parents. Sanchez and Diaz fought back in 2005 at The Ultimate …read more

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Diego Sanchez: Nick Diaz used to send hate mail ‘talking sh*t about my mom’

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Diego Sanchez and Nick Diaz’s rivalry extended beyond the confines of the octagon.
The two MMA stars met 15 years ago in the …read more

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Posted on August 25, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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Cris Lencioni predicts a win over ‘frickin’ nutcase’ and Nick Diaz trained fighter AJ Agazarm at Bellator 243

When the novel coronavirus send MMA and businesses into a state of shutdown, the extent of how much it affected fighters differed, but for featherweight Cris Lencioni it was particularly …read more

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