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UFC 183 Preview: What's Nick Diaz's Best Path to Victory over Anderson Silva?

Conventional wisdom says Nick Diaz probably can’t beat Anderson Silva on Saturday at UFC 183. At least, not the Diaz we’ ve all come to know and love during his 11-plus years in the spotlight. Oddsmakers see a mismatch in the offing here, with our partners at Odds Shark posting Diaz as nearly a 4-to-1 underdog. Show More Summary

Joe Schilling Says Anderson Silva 'Would Get Wasted Under Kickboxing Rules'

Joe Schilling has been helping to prep Nick Diaz for his UFC 183 showdown with Anderson "The Spider" Silva. Through studying, the Brazilian and helping Diaz get ready, Schilling believes he has a good idea of Silva's striking abilities. Speaking...Show More Summary

Anderson Silva's Top 5 Career Moments

When Anderson Silva broke his leg in violent fashion during a December 2013 bout with Chris Weidman, some wondered whether he'd ever compete again. On Saturday, Silva will make his way back to the Octagon opposite Nick Diaz while attempting...Show More Summary

Silva vs. Diaz: A Complete Guide to UFC 183 Fight Card

UFC 183 comes to you this Saturday night with a middleweight showcase main event between two returning stars of the sport. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both come off long layoffs to entertain the crowd in Las Vegas. That is not the only good fight on this card. Show More Summary

UFC 183 Preliminary Card Predictions

The UFC continues its string of consecutive shows this weekend with UFC 183. Live on pay-per-view in Las Vegas, the card features a number of top fighters in their divisions, as well as some interesting prospects. Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz meet in what can be considered a superfight. Show More Summary

The Beaten Path: 5 Flyweights the UFC Should Sign Now

We're back! The "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series is in its second-to-last installment. We left off with the bantamweights and now move on to the flyweights. The flyweights are one of the newest additions to the UFC roster and have been a fine addition at that. Show More Summary

UFC 183's Joe Lauzon and the 8 Most Violent Fighters in the UFC Today

Fighters cut from the same cloth as Joe Lauzon don't need pristine records to maintain job security in the UFC. Win-loss records don't carry as much weight in the careers of the sport's most genuine gladiators. The UFC has a massive stable of 565 competitors, all of whom have proven capable of putting on captivating shows. Show More Summary

UFC 183: Tyron Woodley Will Show Kelvin Gastelum Not Quite Ready for Primetime

Two welterweights, looking to inch closer towards a title shot, face off at UFC 183 when Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley takes on the undefeated Kelvin Gastelum. Both Woodley and Gastelum come into this Octagon foray off the strength of dominant, first-round finishes. Show More Summary

UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC on Fox 14

With a win over Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden, Anthony Johnson emerged as the top contender in the light heavyweight division and is expected to be booked for a championship bout opposite Jon Jones soon. Rumble has had quite the career turnaround. Show More Summary

Fomer WEC Champ Brian Bowles Arrested on Possession of Meth, Other Drug Charges

Veteran MMA fighter Brian Bowles reached rarefied air in 2009 when he captured the WEC bantamweight title. Five years later, it seems he's come all the way back down the mountain. Bowles and an associate were reportedly arrested earlier...Show More Summary

Miesha Tate Finds Peace in Las Vegas but Still Seeks 3rd Fight with Rousey

LAS VEGAS — If you ask Miesha Tate the question—the one question everybody wants to ask—she'll give you an honest answer. "Do you want to fight Ronda Rousey again?," you ask. Of course she does. The answer is yes and will always be yes,...Show More Summary

John Dodson Comments on How Demetrious Johnson Affects UFC Flyweight Division

Demetrious Johnson is widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters competing in MMA today. Yet, despite his success inside the Octagon, UFC flyweight contender John Dodson believes Mighty Mouse is having a negative impact...Show More Summary

UFC 183: John Lineker vs. Ian McCall Should Be No. 1 Contender Fight

When Ian McCall and John Lineker square off on the UFC 183 prelims on Saturday, they should be fighting for a shot at the UFC flyweight championship. McCall has fought Johnson twice already, but a win over the hard-hitting Lineker would be enough to earn him another title shot. Show More Summary

UFC 183: Breaking Down Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva and More Top Fights

Super Bowl weekend is ready for some fireworks, as we see the return of Anderson “The Spider” Silva to the Octagon when he takes on UFC bad boy Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Both fighters make their long-awaited return to the Octagon, as Silva...Show More Summary

Jordan Mein Will Be the Next Big UFC Welterweight with Win over Thiago Alves

Jordan "Young Gun" Mein will fight former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves in the first bout on UFC 183's main card this Saturday. It's a fight that will pit two fighters at drastically different points in their UFC careers against each other. Show More Summary

Invicta 11 Headlined by Cyborg-Tweet, Same Weekend and City as Rousey-Zingano

The next Invicta card has been announced and it will be headlined by Cris "Cyborg" Justino in Los Angeles on Feb. 27, the same weekend rival Ronda Rousey will be in action against Cat Zingano in the same city. According to a press release...Show More Summary

UFC 183: Is Nick Diaz Being Underestimated Against Anderson Silva?

Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva return to the cage this weekend for a five-round main event that is a dream fight. Two men who love to go toe-to-toe while talking trash. They are showoffs, but in drastically different ways. The former UFC middleweight champion is the favorite, and rightfully so. Show More Summary

Ranking the 5 Best Blackzilians in the UFC Right Now

Between Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort challenging Chris Weidman at UFC 184 for the middleweight title and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's recent thrashing of former top 205-pound contender Alexander Gustafsson, The Blackzilians ought to be feeling good about themselves. The Blackzilians are a unique mixture of former champions and electric up-and-comers. Show More Summary

The Beaten Path: 5 Bantamweights the UFC Should Sign Now

We left off with the featherweights. It's time for the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series to continue—this time with the bantamweights. The bantamweight division is stacked with prospects. The weight class has some great fighters,...Show More Summary

Tyron Woodley vs. Kelvin Gastelum: A Complete Head-to-Toe Breakdown

UFC welterweights Tyron "The Chosen One" Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum are both battling for position on the 170-pound ladder when they meet Saturday in the co-main event of UFC 183. Woodley, a former Strikeforce welterweight champion,...Show More Summary

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