Rani Yahya: Johnny Bedford threatened to kill me
BRASILIA, Brazil -- Grappling wizard Rani Yahya returned to the win column at UFC Fight Night 51 with a second-round kimura over Johnny Bedford, and he told MMAFighting.com after the fight that Bedford threatened to kill him during the weigh-ins, and that it gave him more motivation to go for the finish on Saturday night.
Nick Diaz Arrested on suspicion of DUI
Onetime welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz was arrested this past week on suspicion of driving under the influence near his hometown in Stockton, Calif.
The Lodi Police Department took the recently unretired fighter into custody on Sept. 6 at 2:20 a.m. after a routine traffic stop, Lodi patrol sergeant Stephen Maynard confirmed to MMAjunkie after an initial report from the Lodi News-Sentinel.
UFC: Impostor chose Rory MacDonald's walkout music for years
Walkout music isn't huge business in MMA, but it is an associative identifier to certain fighters, lending it some level of importance. When I hear "Sandstorm", I think of Wanderlei Silva. When I hear "Bad reputation", I think of Ronda Rousey. A fighter's music serves another purpose in that it helps put them in the zone or amps them up for the impending violence they are about to engage in.