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UFC 183: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Announced for Super Bowl Weekend

Bleacherreport.com  -  The rumors of Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva turned out to be true, as the two MMA stars are set to face off in 2015. UFC President Dana White took to ESPN’s Sportscenter to announce the fight, via Sherdog. The fight will take place at UFC 183, which will be next year’s rendition of the UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend card.Diaz vs. Silva will be a middleweight conte 92 days

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Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Officially Announced for January 31 UFC Event

Bleacherreport.com  -  Appearing on ESPN's SportsCenter, UFC president Dana White officially announced the anticipated bout between former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz. SportsCenter anchor Max Bretos leaked the news on Twitter shortly before White appeared on camera:Dana White announcing on @SportsCenter Anderson Silva will be back in #UFC Octagon. He w 93 days

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Ronda Rousey Hoping to Become 'The Female Rock'

Bleacherreport.com  -  Do you smell what Ronda Rousey is cooking?Hollywood casting directors have certainly picked up the scent, and they obviously can’t get enough of the UFC women’s bantamweight champ.She’ll appear alongside a slew of legendary action-movie icons like Sylvester Stallone, Jet Li, Jason Statham and Wesley Snipes in The Expendables 3 on Aug. 15. She just wrapped up filming roles in nex 105 days

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Report: Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso Booked for UFC 177 Co-Main Event

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is set for a quick turnaround. While he successfully defended his belt just a few weeks ago at UFC 174, Johnson is now tabbed to defend his belt at UFC 177 opposite Chris Cariaso, according to Yahoo Sports' Kevin Iole.Cariaso is currently riding a three-fight winning streak, with victories over Iliarde Santos, Danny Martinez and Louis 107 days

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Coach: Ronda Rousey Should Be 'Top Three' in the UFC's Pound-for-Pound List

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is No. 9 in the UFC's official pound-for-pound rankings, but apparently that isn't good enough for her head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan. Speaking as a guest on Ariel Helwani's The MMA Hour last week (h/t MMA Fighting), Tarverdyan made the bold proclamation that the "Rowdy" one has proved she deserves to be ranked in elite territory w 109 days

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Coach: Ronda Rousey Beats Cyborg with One Hand, Knocks Her out

Bleacherreport.com  -  Ronda Rousey's head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan, believes his fighter can destroy anybody in her way—including Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos. While Rousey transitioned into the world of MMA from a decorated career in judo and has thus far decimated her competition with a series of throws and armbars, Tarverdyan thinks that the UFC women's bantamweight champ could defeat Santos without needing 114 days

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Ronda Rousey Injured Her Hand at UFC 175, Will Also Require Knee Surgery

Bleacherreport.com  -  When Joe Rogan stepped into the UFC Octagon to talk to Ronda Rousey after her 16-second destruction of Alexis Davis at UFC 175, asking if the UFC women's bantamweight champion could step in at UFC 176 to save the pay-per-view, the MMA community held its collective breath. Could Rousey transcend everything, even her own superhero-like performance against Davis, and headline a card less than o 115 days

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GSP Apologizes to Fans for Supporting Canadian Drug Kingpin

Bleacherreport.com  -  Former longtime UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is now regretting writing a letter supporting Canadian drug kingpin Jimmy Cournoyer as he awaits sentencing on serious drug trafficking charges in U.S. federal court in New York. "Rush" tweeted a letter to his fans last night stating that the support he voiced to Cournoyer, which first ran in The Montreal Gazette, was "a mistake."Fi 122 days

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