Author: Cesar

UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs. Miller Weigh-in Results Nate Diaz and Jim Miller headline Saturday’s UFC on Fox 3in East Rutherford, N.J., but first, they and the rest of the UFC on Fox 3 fighters stepped on the scale on Friday afternoon to make their bouts official according to the New Jersey Athletic Control Board. UFC president Dana White has pegged Diaz […]

Leslie Smith Shines at Invicta FC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Leslie Smith got fight of the night honors with an exhilirating performance last night at the Invicta FC show. Smith’s fight with Kaitlin Young was heralded as one of the greatest women’s mma fights of all time. The fight was the most watched of the evening, peaking at over 100,000 views for the new […]

Nate Diaz Promoted To Black Belt PLEASANT HILL, California — Cesar Gracie, one of the most accomplished MMA and Jiu-Jitsu trainers in the world, promoted his fourth student to the rank of black belt in jiu-jitsu today. That honor was bestowed upon none other than one of OTM’s longtime friends and sponsored athletes Nate Diaz. Nate now joins his older […]

Nick Diaz to Compete in Tournament

  Esther Lin, MMA Fighting By Ariel Helwani – Video Reporter and Writer Follow @MMAFighting on Twitter, and Like MMA Fighting on Facebook. Apr 3, 2012 – While Nick Diaz’s MMA future may still be in doubt, the former Strikeforce welterweight champion has decided to return to his Brazilian jiu-jitsu roots. The World Jiu-Jitsu Expo […]

Shields Ponders 185

Jake Shields Considering Return to Middleweight Posted on March 27, 2012 by Ken Pishna When fighters talk about shifting weight classes, the vast majority of them talk about dropping down a weight class. It’s commonplace for fighters to go as far down as they can to have the greatest size advantage possible over their […]

Ronda Rousey Makes Trip to the 209

Ronda Rousey Adds the Diaz Brothers to Her Training Routine  by Damon Martin The next time Ronda Rousey defends her Strikeforce bantamweight title, she may have developed a new way to mean mug her opponent. Following a brief vacation that she earned by submitting Miesha Tate in early March, Rousey is already getting back into […]

RFA signs Brazilian MMA star Alessandro “Zoio” Ferreira

Thu, 2012-03-22 12:32 — Bevois KEARNEY, Nebraska — Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) announced today that they have signed Alessandro “Zoio” Ferreira to a 3-fight deal. Zoio is one of Brazil’s most promising and talented fighters. Zoio began fighting professionally in the summer of 2006 and quickly made a name for himself in the Brazilian MMA […]

Spike Counter Programs Diaz vs Miller

  by Staff on Mar 07, 2012 at 12:50 pm ET   In its latest counter-programming move, Spike TV will air a Nate Diaz fight marathon opposite May’s UFC on FOX 3 event. Diaz headlines the May 5 event, which airs live on FOX, in a lightweight bout with fellow contender Jim Miller. During […]

UFC Wants to Keep Nick Diaz Nick Diaz‘s day on Thursday didn’t go very well, but at least he had some back up in the form of UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta. Following a positive drug test for marijuana for his fight with Carlos Condit at UFC 143, Diaz faces disciplinary action from the Nevada State Athletic Commission that will end […]