McKenzie Wins, Credits Diaz Bros.

by Beau Dure/USA TODAY on May 16, 2012 at 12:10 am ET   FAIRFAX, Va. – With Cody McKenzie (13-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC), the guillotine remains the same, even as everything else changes. McKenzie beat Marcus LeVesseur with his favorite submission Tuesday night at UFC on FUEL TV 3, finishing the bout at the […]

World Jiu-jitsu Expo and Nick Diaz

My decision to write an account of what happened this weekend is not to answer to the detractors of myself or my team, as no explanation is owed them.  It is instead based on my acknowledgement and respect to our fans and supporters. I never thought I would be answering for something that happened at […]

Diaz Subs Miller   Nate Diaz did what 23 previous men could not: he finished Jim Miller. “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 5 winner submitted Miller with a second-round guillotine choke in the UFC on Fox 3 headliner on Saturday at the Izod Center in East Rutherford, N.J. Diaz (16-7, 11-5 UFC) cinched the submission and coaxed the tapout […]

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 […]