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Dear Nick Diaz: at UFC 183, Win One for the Weirdos

Wednesday’s MMA "Question of the Day" was a big one. A weighty one, tunneling to the very heart of the sporting matters at hand. Did Nick Diaz or did Nick Diaz not catch his flight to Las Vegas? The stick of uncertainty first breached...Show More Summary

UFC 183: Best DraftKings Fantasy Picks for Silva vs. Diaz Fight Card

Anderson "The Spider" Silva is back. If you're a fan of the legendary mixed martial artist, feel free to cheer him on at UFC 183 when he takes on Nick Diaz. However, if you're a DraftKings player, you'd be better off avoiding this fight...Show More Summary

The Beaten Path: 10 Female BWs and SWs the UFC Should Sign Now

The finish line has been crossed. The "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series is coming to a close. We left off with the flyweights, but now it's time for a whole new gender. The women of MMA have attained more recognition recently due to their inclusion in the UFC. Show More Summary

UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz Main Card Betting Odds and Predictions

UFC 183 hit Las Vegas this weekend with a big middleweight main event. Anderson Silva returns to the cage to take on the controversial Nick Diaz. The two charismatic stars are almost guaranteed to put on a show for the crowd, and a victory...Show More Summary

Does a Win at UFC 183 Make Kelvin Gastelum a True Contender?

The co-main event at UFC 183 is a very important fight in the welterweight division between two of the division’s top contenders, Tyron Woodley and Kelvin Gastelum. Woodley is currently ranked No. 3 on the UFC’s official rankings, and...Show More Summary

UFC Will 'Most Likely' Look Outside Current Roster for CM Punk's Debut Opponent

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes Phil "CM Punk" Brooks' Octagon debut will be competitive. While Fertitta is not sure who exactly will introduce Brooks to the cage, he recently told ESPN.com's Brett Okamoto the company will "most likely"...Show More Summary

Daniel Cormier Reflects on Jon Jones Fight, Says He Needed Velasquez in Training

Daniel "DC" Cormier is committed to learning from his mistakes. After a five-round battle with UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones at UFC 182, Cormier was left beaten, battered and bruised. For the first time in his professional mixed martial arts career, Cormier 's hand was not raised by the end of his contest. The sting was real. Show More Summary

UFC 183: What a Victory Against Anderson Silva Would Mean for Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz needs to feed his family that he can hopefully someday acquire if he survives this s--t. That's the simple answer to the question of what a victory would mean for Nick Diaz, the former Strikeforce welterweight champion and evergreen MMA fan darling. Show More Summary

Nick Diaz No-Shows UFC 183 Open Workouts in Las Vegas

Where in the world is Nicholas Robert Diaz ? Ahead of his UFC 183 main event against mixed martial arts legend Anderson Silva, Diaz is missing in action. The worry first started somewhat jovially, when a recent episode of UFC: Embedded...Show More Summary

Jon Jones vs. Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Likely Targeted for UFC 187 in May

The light heavyweight title fight between long-reigning champion Jon Jones and surging contender Anthony "Rumble" Johnson might just have a landing spot. According to UFC president Dana White on The Jim Rome Show (via Fox Sports), the promotion was eyeing May. Show More Summary

Last generation of uchideshi… “Perfect Aikido” demonstration by Mitsugi Saotome Sensei

This is a fascinating video clip of Mitsugi Saotome Sensei demonstrating some very subtle and sophisticated aikido techniques, many of them unseen in mainstream aikido. Saotome Sensei is the founder of the Aikido Schools of Ueshiba organization and was one of the last generation of uchideshi to have studied under Morihei Ueshiba O-Sensei at the… Read More

The One Who Knocks (People Out): Brian Bowles Arrested For Possession of Meth

(Photo via MMAWeekly.) You guys remember Brian Bowles, right? The pasty, Mark Wahlberg-looking UFC veteran best known for (figuratively) ending Miguel Torres' career? Anything? I wouldn't blame you if you're coming up short, as the former...Show More Summary

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Caveat: This post is mine and mine alone. I the author of this blog assure you, the reader, that any of the opinions expressed here are my own and are a result of the way in which my meandering mind interprets a particular situation and or concept. Show More Summary

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

Dun Dada: Fantasy-Picking Kimbo Slice’s Opponent For His Bellator Debut

(And to think, had Kimbo landed his signature headbutt to the groin that night, EliteXC might still be in operation. Photo via Divulgação.) By CagePotato reader BJ Last Welcome back to Sliceworld! The man who took the internet by storm...Show More Summary

Let him teach you all of the intricacies… “Only Morihiro Saito Sensei could show 8 different nikyo variations!”

“These techniques are all part of the neglected legacy left by O-Sensei” As I was creating the “Complete Guide to Aikido”, I once again had occasion to marvel at the technical virtuosity of my teacher, Morihiro Saito Sensei. In the video footage I was editing, I found this particular section on nikyo — every practitioner’s… Read More

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

Distinguishing “The Fighter” From “The Mixed Martial Artist”: Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz

(Countdown to UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz via the UFC's Youtube channel) By CagePotato reader Rory Daniel The phrase "fighting is in our DNA" is thrown around a lot these days and has inspired many a high quality piece of merchandise (LMAO),...Show More Summary

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