Watch UFC stars Nick and Nate Diaz train with Jean-Claude Van Damme

Yesterday we told you that Nick and Nate Diaz trekked from Northern California down to Los Angeles to train with their childhood martial arts action hero Jean-Claude Van Damme. Today, we've got more photos from the actual training, as well as Nick's reflections on JVCD."Dreams come true," Nick told TMZ after training with Van Damme."I used to watch all his movies. That's how I got...
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Nate, Nick Diaz Train With Jean-Claude Van Damme, Learn Kickboxing Tips

Nick and Nate Diaz have returned to their fighting roots, meaning Jean-Claude Van Damme has a brand new role. Don’t worry, there’s a relation. Van Damme this week spent time training the Diaz brothers, teaching the mixed-martial artists some of the finer points of kickboxing. Nick Diaz told TMZ the sessions were more than educational because they gave the brothers a chance to...
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A week on the road: Training with Nate Diaz

Last week, writer and fighter Elias Cepeda left his desk and home gym to visit some of the best UFC athletes, coaches and teams in the fighting hotbed of California. In Part 5 he travels to Stockton and Lodi to visit the home town of brothers Nick and Nate Diaz, trains at their Gracie Fighter Lodi academy and learns -- first-hand -- that the phrase "vacation" means something very...
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Nate and Nick Diaz train with Jean Claude Van Damme

"We're going to get in some extra training because Friday I'm leaving to LA with my brother," Nate Diaz told me, last Thursday inside he, his brother Nick and coach Randy Spence's Gracie Fighter Lodi academy.The UFC's New King had just graciously invited me to do some extra closed-door training with some of his team after I'd taken Spence's great jiu-jitsu class, and he was excited...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz fight reportedly still off

Conor McGregor is not retiring from MMA, but that does not mean his fight against Nate Diaz at UFC 200 is back on. According to TMZ, Dana White is not putting McGregor’s rematch with Diaz back on the July 9 card. The UFC’s website still says the main event for UFC 200 is to be determined. McGregor shocked UFC fans on Tuesday when he tweeted that he has decided to call it a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Conor McGregor in pay dispute with UFC, wants $10 million

We finally have a reason that appears to explain Conor McGregor’s shocking and abrupt retirement announcement, and the UFC’s response of pulling him from a fight. According to Charly Arnolt, McGregor wants around $10 million for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz: Source: Conor McGregor wants approx $10M for #UFC200--more than anyone else in past for single fight. #UFC said...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Conor McGregor pulled from UFC 200 hours after hinting at retirement

The UFC 200 card is getting a major shakeup. Hours after Conor McGregor, one of the biggest stars in the sport, sent a cryptic tweet hinting at retirement, UFC president Dana White announced on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” that McGregor is being pulled from the card after refusing to show up for a press conference. McGregor was scheduled to fight Nate Diaz in a rematch of their...
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Nate Diaz believes UFC gifted rematch to Conor McGregor

The way Nate Diaz sees it, it’s him against Conor McGregor, the UFC and the world. Diaz, whose second-round submission of McGregor at UFC 196 shocked many, doesn’t seem too pleased that the UFC was so quick to give The Notorious a rematch, scheduled for July 9 at UFC 200. “I swear to God, the UFC thinks it was an accident or something,” Diaz told “They think...
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

McGregor should be stripped of belt if he fights Diaz at UFC 200

If current rumors are to be believed, Conor McGregor is slated to take on Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated main event rematch at UFC 200 in July. The immensely popular and vocal McGregor is looking to exact revenge on Diaz after the controversial brawler from Stockton, Calif. choked out the Irish featherweight champion at UFC 196 earlier in March. The matchup is sure to draw a...
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March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Nate Diaz gets custom bong from Illadelph Glass

Nate and Nick Diaz received the ultimate gift from a glass maker. On Sunday Nate shared a photo on Instagram of the new custom bong he received from Illadelph Glass. The bong features his name, a silhouette of a fighter with his hands up, and the numbers 209, which represent the Diaz’s home area code of Stockton, Calif. Thanks to @joingreenrush @illadelphglass @thecavesmokeshop...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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