Nick Diaz has been suspended for 5-year and financial penalty in the amount of 1/3 of 500 thousand. dollars (150 thousand), which he earned at the fight with Anderson Silva. Diaz came up again (3rd time) on the marijuana test after UFC 183. Chairman of the committee said that for people who constantly break the law cannot hope for mercy. Other members of the committee (Pat Lundvall and Francisco Aguilar) demanded a lifetime suspension for general recidivism Diaz (fights, avoiding commissions, etc.)
One of the new UFC fighters, Sage Northcutt (5-0) is ready to debut in the Octagon and promises a real storm in a cage. This year so far, Sage Northcutt was very successful. He already fought four fights and all won ahead of time by TKO and submission. After two last fights for Legacy FC with Gagem Rocky Long, Duhon and, Northcutt go to the UFC to fight for the largest organizations.Sage Northcutt will debut on October 3rd in Texas at UFC 192, and his rival is Francisco Trevino (12-1). Sage hopes to gain fans due to the positive attitude. Having only 19 years old, Northcutt spent most of his time admiring the skills of wrestling the best fighters in the Octagon.While Sage hopes to knock people off guard your positive attitude, another surprising thing is that it did not participate in training camp. So far Northcutt is doing great, but has had only five fights and only in the UFC will have the opportunity to test himself against fighters at a very high level.
UFC Fight Night 80 comes to an interesting duel in the middleweight, where Thiago Santos (11-3, 3-2 UFC) will take Elias Theodorou (11-0, 3-0 UFC). Card fights gala also joined another duel in the -84kg division, we refer to challenge Antonio Carlos Jr. (5-1, 2-1 in the UFC) with Kevin Casey (9-3 1 NC, 1-1 1 NC UFC). On the other hand welterweight Omari Akhmedov (15-2, 3-1 UFC) will fight with Lyman Goode (19-3, 1 NC, 1-0 UFC).
Theodorou is undefeated as a professional career, he has scored 11 wins of which 3 charged in the biggest MMA organization in the world. The winner of TUF: Nations in the UFC defeated Sheldon Westcott, Bruno Santos and Roger Narvaez. Carlos Junior made his debut in the UFC the final battle of the third edition of the Brazilian TUF-and then on points defeated Vitor Miranda. Then he went down to light heavyweight, where he lost to Patrick Cummins and then fought with Eddie Gordon in the limit -84kg, won the fight via submission in the final seconds of the third round. For Casey, this is now the second adventure of the UFC, to fight at UFC 175, Kevin knocked Bubba Bush but the outcome of the fight was changed to no contest for the positive doping tests. After serving his sentence suspension of American UFC Fight Night 71 defeated Ildemara Alcantara. Akhmedov is now on the wave of two consecutive victories in 2015. Russian celebrated Mats Nilsson and Brian Ebersole'a. On the other hand Godd, former Bellator champion organization, has had a successful debut in the organization at UFC Fight Night 71 knocked out Andrew Craig.
Gala UFC Fight Night 80 will take place on December 10th in Las Vegas.