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UFC 183 Embedded, Episode 3: Ultimate Media Day 

On episode #3 of UFC 183 Embedded, middleweight headliner Nick Diaz has some feedback for the camera crew before he dives into his fight week duties.

UFC 183 results and discussion 

UFC 183 takes place Saturday, January 31st in Las Vegas, Nevada and features a middleweight main event between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz.

Diaz's master plan 

Nick Diaz missed four flights to get to Las Vegas this week, and skipped the media open workouts, but was it all start of some mischievous plan to build hype?

White: 'Wait and see' about Silva title shot 

Dana White: "[Anderson Silva]'s back in shape, I think it's just a mental thing, he has to get out there and see how he feels."

Study finds greater risk of cognitive issues in boxing than MMA 

Neurologist Charles Bernick said that at this point, boxers appear to be at greater risk of cognitive problems and brain shrinkage than mixed martial arts fighters.

UFC 183 weigh ins Fri 7:00 p.m. ET 

UFC 183 fighter weigh-ins will stream live on The UnderGround from Las Vegas on Friday, Jan 30 7:00 p.m. ET. Conor McGregor Q&A at 5:00 p.m. ET.

UFC 183 Embedded, Episode 2: Nick Diaz has arrived 


Lauzon's UFC 183 vlog, Episode 2 

Episode 2 of Joe Lauzon's UFC 183 video blog series features his arrival in Las Vegas, checking in with the UFC, and some early media obligations.

Anderson Silva trolls the media :-) 

Anderson Silva: "Khalil gave me a kick in the face. Boom. Serious. When I finish the training, I go to paintball. I shoot at Khalil. I'm the best at paintball."

White: I want to try to help Jon Jones 

"I just want to make sure ... this kid has so much talent. It's always the guys with tons of talent that you go, 'Why is this guy doing this?' I want to try to help the guy."

Coach Kavanagh on when it's a fighter's time to retire 

"When the time comes, I’ll be able to tell a guy and he’ll listen to me - that the time of being a prize fighter is over and now it’s time to be a martial artist, which is ...

Jones vs. Johnson targeted for UFC 187 in May 

Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and Anthony Johnson is the clear cut number one contender. They will fight next, but when?

Carano is back in the gym 

Carano popped up on Zoila Frausto’s Instagram account this past weekend following a training session at Combat Sports Academy in Dublin, Calif.:

Tate: I'm still the one to beat Rousey 

Despite two losses on her record to UFC champion Ronda Rousey, Tate still believes that ultimately she is the one with the tools to defeat her.

Diaz elects to miss flight, misses open workout, fight not in jeopardy 

"I can't speak to why Nick decided not to get on the flight, but we're moving on as if the fight is happening Saturday. We're very confident he's going to be here today."

Sanchez suffers broken collar bone in training 

Things keep getting tough for Diego Sanchez, whom in November had to pull out of the UFC event in Mexico and now this week is dealing with a broken collar bone

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