Dana White: I am beyond disappointed in Nick Diaz

UFC President Dana White returned to the United States today after spending time in Brazil filming the upcoming season of “The Ultimate Fighter.” White was probably looking forward to spending some decompressing from his hectic schedule when he returned to Vegas, instead he was faced with Nick Diaz testing positive during his UFC 143 drug tests.
Shortly after the Nevada State Athletic Commission released the news that Diaz had been found to have marijuana metabolites in his sample, the UFC

Donald Cerrone vs. Yves Edwards set for May 15 fight card

The May 15 UFC event, scheduled for the Patriot Center in Fairfax, VA, has picked up another fight, Donald Cerrone versus Yves Edwards.  The fight was announced on Tuesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight,” which airs on Fuel TV.
Cerrone had a fantastic 2011, going 4-1 over the course of the year and earning four “Fight Night” bonuses in those five fights. Cerrone’s four wins came over Paul Kelly, Vagner Rocha, Charles Oliveira and Dennis Siver. His sole loss, the first in

Georges St. Pierre remains open to fighting Nick Diaz

The one thing that UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St. Pierre seemed to want more than anything else on Saturday night was to see Nick Diaz stand in the center of the Octagon with his hand raised in victory. In the days leading up to the event, St. Pierre made it clear that he wanted to face Diaz in his next bout, however that opportunity was denied him by a Carlos Condit victory.
There were many fans that also wanted to see St. Pierre meet Diaz and while that fight may not happen as soon as St. Pierre

Georges St. Pierre talks rehab and why Nick Diaz is a very smart individual

Georges St. Pierre was present at the today’s UFC 143 open workouts and took some time to discuss a multitude of topics including where he stands in his rehab, the type of training that he is moving toward as he recovers from his ACL surgery, surgery that will prevent him from training until July.
St. Pierre also says that he will be rooting for Nick Diaz to defeat Carlos Condit this weekend as Diaz and his trainer, Cesar Gracie have give him motivation to fight him.  St. Pierre also heaped a

Federal Trade Commission closes investigation into Zuffa’s purchase of Strikeforce

The ongoing investigation into Zuffa, LLC’s purchase of Strikeforce has come to a close. There had been talk for months that the Federal Trade Commission was looking into the purchase and seeking to determine if the purchase constituted a monopoly in the mixed martial arts world.
The text from the FTC’s letter closing the investigation is below:
The Federal Trade Commission’s Bureau of Competition has been conducting a nonpublic investigation to determine whether Zuffa, LLC’s

Georges St. Pierre offers his thoughts on Nick Diaz vs. Carlos Condit

Nick Diaz and Carlos Condit will meet on Saturday night to determine who will wear the interim UFC Welterweight title. The current UFC Welterweight Champion, Georges St, Pierre is currently recovering from knee surgery and took some time out of his rehab and training to offer his thoughts on the upcoming bout.
CHEERING FOR THE ENEMY“I respect Carlos Condit, but I want Diaz to win. It will be a weird feeling, sitting at the Mandalay Bay wanting Nick Diaz to win. I want this fight with Diaz so badly,

Rashad Evans: If Jon Jones comes into the cage I won’t say he ruined my special night

In the days leading up to Saturday’s UFC on FOX 2 the war of words between light heavyweight fighters Rashad Evans and Phil Davis has taken a turn toward the aggressive with both fighters engaging in the trash talk. 
As the fight nears both fighters have put the verbal warfare to the side and are instead focusing on the task at hand, getting one step closer to a fight with the current UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones.
Evans took time out of his training for the fight to speak to