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What's next for Nate Diaz?

We take a look at what might be next for Stockton's Nate Diaz after his Lightweight Championship loss to Ben Henderson at UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz on Saturday.

Ben Henderson defeats Nate Diaz for title

Ben Henderson defeated Nate Diaz on Saturday to win the lightweight title match.

Mike Swick loses in knockout

Mike Swick couldn't stay up for long on Saturday night, losing to Matt Brown in a knockout.

Nate Diaz will fight at UFC on Fox 5 on Saturday

Stockton's Nate Diaz will fight for the UFC Lightweight Title at UFC on Fox 5 on Saturday.

Shields calls out Hendricks, for some reason

Jake Shields has called out Johny Hendricks in the wake of fellow Cesar Gracie fighter Nick Diaz leapfrogging Hendricks for a title shot at Georges St-Pierre.

McDonald, Barao relegated to Fuel TV

California's Michael "Mayday" McDonald will get his title shot against Renan Barao, but if you don't have Fuel TV (you're not alone) you won't get to see it.

Diaz (wrongly) leapfrogs Hendricks for shot at GSP

California's own Nick Diaz might be getting at shot at Georges St-Pierre and his Welterweight Championship, which is great for him, but he's not the most deserving candidate.

Andre Ward injures shoulder, reschedules fight

Super middleweight Andre Ward "tweaked" his shoulder while training and has rescheduled his fight with Kelly Pavlik.

Michael McDonald sets up bout with Renen Barao

McDonald has been working his way up the Bantamweight level. He'll have a chance to make a statement in his next fight with Renan Barao.

Andre Ward to face Kelly Pavlick in January

Injuries have slowed Ward down in 2012, but he has a fight set up for January.

UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz fight card

California-born Nate Diaz will take on Ben Henderson for the UFC Lightweight Championship at UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz on December 8.

Hendricks earned shot at GSP at UFC 154

Johny Hendricks has arguably the best string of wins for a title shot in years, but a fight with California's Nick Diaz wouldn't be a horrible alternative if the UFC decides to tie up Georges St-Pierre in a superfight.

Nick Diaz's suspension is still being upheld

Nick Diaz may have to wait this one out because it doesn't seem like he will get any leeway with his most recent suspension, which is still a few months from being lifted.

Diaz vs. Hendricks coming up for UFC?

If Georges St-Pierre goes on to fight Anderson Silva in a "superfight," does that line up a fight between California's Nick Diaz and new No. 1 contender Johny Hendricks?

Michael McDonald to face Renen Barao?

California's Michael McDonald might be challenging Renen Barao for his Interim Bantamweight Championship.

Donaire turns down proposed Arce fight

Super bantamweight Nonito Donaire has turned down a proposal to Jorge Arce on December 15 in Mexico City, according to a report.

UFC on Fuel TV: Franklin vs. Le fight card

The full fight card for UFC on Fuel TV 6: Franklin vs. Le. Rich Franklin will take on the Bay Area's Cung Le in the main event.

Donaire, Mares nearing agreement to fight?

A few hurdles remain in the way of a potential Donaire vs. Mares bout in the coming months.

What's next for San Jose's Jon Fitch?

Jon Fitch put on a masterful showing at UFC 153, but who is next for the perennial No. 2 Welterweight?

Donaire stops Nishioka in the 9th

Nonito Donaire picked up 29th-straight win on Saturday, with a stoppage over Toshiaki Nishioka in the ninth round.