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Quote: Nick Diaz’s Requested Weight Swap Is Foul Play, Almost Cheating

Former UFC lightweight Din Thomas has slammed Nick Diaz for requesting a weight class swap for his fight against Robbie Lawler less than a week before the event. Diaz is set to return this weekend at UFC 266 in what will be the UFC's second ever non-title and non-main event...

Din Thomas Explains Why He Left American Top Team

Back in March, Din Thomas announced that he was leaving American Top Team. Fast forward to May and Thomas has detailed his decision to leave one of MMA's elite gyms. Thomas is a well-respected coach and looked to be a mainstay at ATT. The former UFC lightweight felt it was...

Din Thomas Supports Dana White For Pushing Through With UFC 249

Renowned MMA coach Din Thomas is showing his support for UFC president Dana White. Depending on who you ask, White's efforts to run as many UFC events as possible amid the coronavirus are either applaudable or greedy. On one hand, fighters will get the opportunity to be paid and fight...

Coach Says Tyron Woodley Doesn’t Have Leverage To Pick UFC Opponents

Tyron Woodley's coach is giving his honest take on "The Chosen One's" leverage under the UFC banner. Woodley is a former UFC welterweight champion. He dropped the title to Kamaru Usman back in March 2019 and hasn't competed since. He was scheduled to take on Leon Edwards on March 21...

Coach Expects Three Fights for Tyron Woodley Before Title Shot

Tyron Woodley is seeking a title shot in his next UFC bout, but there are doubts on whether the UFC will extend the immediate rematch courtesy to Woodley, even though he was the longest reigning current champion prior to losing the welterweight title to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235....

Tyron Woodley’s Coach: Colby Covington Deserves UFC Title Shot

Tyron Woodley's coach believes Colby Covington should've been next in line for a shot at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title. UFC 170-pound ruler Woodley will defend his gold against Kamaru Usman in the planned co-main event of UFC 235. The action is scheduled for March 2 inside the...

Quote: I Know Greg Hardy Can Become UFC Champion

One former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fighter and renowned coach has confidence in Greg Hardy. Hardy is scheduled to make his UFC debut tomorrow night (Jan. 19). He'll go one-on-one with Allen Crowder in the co-main event of UFC Brooklyn. This event will mark the UFC's debut on ESPN+. The...

American Top Team Coach Says He Has No Issue Telling Fighters When They Should Retire

American Top Team coach Din Thomas is honest with his fighters. Over the years, we've seen many mixed martial artists fight past their prime. Chuck Liddell recently returned at the age of 48 to take on Tito Ortiz a third time. Liddell was knocked out in the first round. B.J....

Tyron Woodley’s Coach: ‘Everything Colby Covington Does is Very Slow’

Tyron Woodley's coach believes that Colby Covington is simply slow inside the Octagon. It's clear that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) wants to book Woodley vs. Covington as soon as possible. While UFC 230 looked to be a possibility, "The Chosen One" has to get surgery on his right hand....

Coach Says Woodley in Welterweight GOAT Talks With Defenses Against Covington & Usman

Tyron Woodley's coach Din Thomas believes his fighter will solidify his welterweight GOAT status with successful title defenses against Colby Covington and Kamaru Usman. Woodley is coming off a dominant performance against Darren Till in the main event of UFC 228. "The Chosen One" starched the previously unbeaten Till in...

Din Thomas On Fans’ Perception Of Tyron Woodley

Tyron Woodley hadn't been the biggest fan-favorite champion in the UFC. Woodley captured the 170-pound title in dramatic fashion, knocking out Robbie Lawler cold in the first round. In his first title defense, he went to a Majority Draw with Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson. The fight was very eventful and intense. The...
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Dana White, Crew Converge on Sturgis in “Lookin’ for a Fight”

UFC president Dana White, former champion Matt Serra and ex-fighter Din Thomas return for another episode of "Lookin' for a Fight." In this episode, White and company embark on an adventure to South Dakota for the annual Sturgis rally. While there, they see Mount Rushmore, a tattoo cover-up and get...

Din Thomas Believes Tyron Woodley Can Become Greatest of All Time

Tyron Woodley isn't widely regarded as an all-time great, but his coach believes the potential to make that a reality is there. Din Thomas, who is a renowned coach at American Top Team, has worked with Woodley at the gym in Coconut Creek, Florida. "The Chosen One" successfully defended his...

Din Thomas Thinks ATT is ‘The Best Team’ Despite Robbie Lawler’s Departure

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_KHFLHXj0g After three years of training with American Top Team (ATT), former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title holder Robbie Lawler left the camp. Lawler hasn't revealed which team he will be training with going forward. Assistant coach at ATT Din Thomas appeared on "The Main Event Zone" (via Flo Combat)...

Photo: Melvin Guillard Badly Breaks Hand During Bellator 141 Loss

"The Young Assassin" badly breaks his hand during the second round of his split decision loss to Brandon Girtz at Bellator 141.