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Watch: Why Nate & Nick Diaz Never Get Knocked Out

LAS VEGAS, NV - AUGUST 20: Conor McGregor (L) hits Nate Diaz with a left during their welterweight rematch at the UFC 202 event at T-Mobile Arena on August 20, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

The Diaz brothers are renowned for having two of the strongest chins in the world of MMA. As a result, one scientific YouTuber has decided to try and explain how.  Speaking about Nate’s freakish ability to take a punch, Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh recently told The MMA Hour that there was a moment during their UFC 202 fight that he found …

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NSAC Director Reveals Real Fine For Conor McGregor; Claims Media Got It Wrong

Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission Bob Bennett has said that UFC Featherweight champion Conor McGregor was actually only fined $75,000 for his involvement in an August water bottle throwing incident with Nate Diaz, instead of the $150,000 figure that was widely reported by media outlets last week. McGregor’s fine for his involvement in the fiasco was initially set at $25,000, …

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Video: Cheeky Nick Diaz Smokes A Joint With Comedian Tommy Chong

With Nick Diaz just a month removed from his 18-month marijuana suspension issued by NSAC, the Welterweight fighter is back smoking again after posting videos on his Snapchat with professional Muay Thai kickboxer Joe Schilling and comedian Tommy Chong. On September 14 last year the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Diaz for five years and fined him $165,000 following his failed drug …

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Opinion: Yet More Excuses From Nate Diaz’ Coach Starting To Leave A Sour Taste

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The amazing spectacle of both athleticism and respect between Conor McGregor at UFC 202 is continuing to be tarnished somewhat because of the litany of excuses still emanating from the Diaz camp. Speaking earlier this week on Submission Radio, the fighter’s boxing coach Richard Perez laid out an extensive list of injuries that Diaz had been dealing with in camp. He backed up Diaz’ claim …

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GSP Concedes A Rematch Against Nick Diaz Is “Very Possible”

Former UFC Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has said that a rematch with Nick Diaz is “very possible” after St. Pierre defeated Diaz by unanimous decision at UFC 158 in 2013. Speaking to MMA Fighting on Thursday to promote his new movie “Kickboxer: Vengeance”, St. Pierre said that “it could be very possible to happen” and that “it would be fun …

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Odds Released For Who Conor McGregor Will Fight Next

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Bookmakers PaddyPower have given their early take on who Conor McGregor is likely to face next time he steps into the octagon. With Conor McGregor’s win over Nate Diaz last weekend at UFC 202 came options. Already the UFC featherweight champion, ‘The Notorious’ is still in contention for a lightweight title shot, and the money-spinner that would be a third …

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Joe Rogan & Brendan Schaub Offer Wild Alternatives As To Who Conor McGregor Should Fight Next

The conventional options available to Conor McGregor at this junction revolve around the duo of Jose Aldo and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. UFC president Dana White said as much during an interview with TMZ Sports, stating: “Dana says Conor McGregor has two options — either fight Aldo or surrender his title to him — or cut weight to 155 and …

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UFC 202: Nick Diaz Must Pay Massive Price In Order To Corner Brother Nate Tonight

LAS VEGAS, NV - JANUARY 31: Nick Diaz stands in the Octagon after taking a hit from Anderson Silva in a middleweight bout against Anderson Silva during UFC 183 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on January 31, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Silva won by unanimous decision. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Following the incidents which unfolded in the run-in to UFC 202, the tension which has manifested itself between Nate Diaz’s ‘Skrap Pack’ and Conor McGregor’s ‘Straight Blast Gym’ teammates will surely endure beyond tonights proceedings. To that end, the presence of their respective band of brothers will play an imperative role in the fighter’s own personal preparation as McGregor and …

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