Tag Archives: Nick Diaz

Alvarez, Woodley Latest Examples Of Conor McGregor’s Influence On UFC

Conor McGregor

With last month’s opening-round, knockout-victory over Rafael dos Anjos, seasoned MMA veteran Eddie Alvarez beat the odds to become the UFC’s new lightweight king and the latest unofficial member of the promotion’s growing group of late-blooming champions. Alvarez has waited a very long time to get to the top—and he’s definitely paid his dues along the way. But the proud ...

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Nick Diaz has been unfairly punished by the NSAC

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Throughout a 12-year career that’s included stints in Strikeforce, WEC, Pride, Elite XC, and two separate runs in the UFC, welterweight veteran Nick Diaz has never strayed very far from controversy. And despite having earned a reputation as an arrogant instigator, the former contender has always managed to land on his feet. But on Monday, Diaz was dealt what’s likely ...

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