235 Search Results for marijuana

Jun 16, 2015 9:58 am

Kyle Kingsbury Speaks Out About The Benefits Of Marijuana Use

Former UFC fighter and TUF cast member Kyle Kingsbury is a 420 Games sponsored athlete and talks about the benefits of medical marijuana, saying that there are a lot of other fighters using it. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Apr 27, 2015 8:37 am

UPDATE: Jones Was Seen Fleeing The Scene, Marijuana Pipe Found In Car

  It’s a day later but details are still coming in from the Jon Jones incident that occurred yesterday. Now, Brett Okamoto of ESPN is reporting that Jones was seen by an off-duty officer fleeing the scene of the crash on foot. The police found a marijuana pipe in Jones’ car, no cocaine. Jones Update:...

Mar 10, 2015 11:44 am

With Marijuana Laws Loosening, Dana White Still Thinks It’s Bad For Business

All around the world a new generation of law-maker is becoming more and more pro-marijuana. With little known side-effects, and an argument that the drug is a safer alternative to other recreational vices, the world, especially America’s stance, is becoming almost tolerant. UFC President Dana White chimed in on the subject during a recent UFC...

Feb 17, 2015 1:58 pm

Rockhold: ‘Marijuana shouldn’t be on the banned substance list’

I don’t think it’s a performance enhancer by any means. I don’t smoke it anymore, but I used to smoke weed when I was in high school, and I understand where Diaz is coming from. He has a medical marijuana card. It’s like he’s licensed to smoke. I barely see how he should be punished...

Feb 3, 2015 6:26 pm

Nick Diaz Fails Post-Fight Drug Test For Marijuana

According to reports, Nick Diaz has failed his post-fight drug test for Marijuana. While this may not come as a surprise to many, it’s certainly alarming, considering the other half of last weekend’s UFC 183 main event also failed his drug test. Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole has it: Silva popped for drostanolone in a PRE-FIGHT...

Mar 6, 2014 11:24 am

World-Renowned Doctor Changes Stance On Marijuana Use For Athletes

Dr. Sanjay Gupta isn’t afraid to admit he was wrong. Now, he hopes the Federal Government can do the same. Gupta, the man behind the CNN specials that have taken an in-depth look at the use of marijuana, has discovered some new information that he wants to bring to light. It appears as if the...

Feb 14, 2014 8:37 am

Ronda Rousey on marijuana testing: “It’s an invasion of privacy”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is coming out in a blaze about Jessica Eye becoming the first female UFC fighter to test positive for performance enhancing drugs. Obviously, the champ is in no way supporting any PED’s but instead outraged at the fact that so much negativity is surrounding yet another fighter getting popped...

Feb 11, 2014 9:49 am

Another UFC Fighter Suspended For Marijuana Use

Yancy Medeiros served a 90-day suspension from the UFC following a failed drug test at UFC Fight for the Troops 3 in November.  His win from that night over Yves Edwards has been ruled a No-Contest. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Yancy Medeiros failed his post-fight drug test following November’s UFC Fight for the Troops...

Jan 20, 2014 9:44 am

PHOTO | Matt Riddle Poses With Marijuana for High Times Magazine

Mixed Martial Artist and Season 7 ‘TUF’ competitor, Matt Riddle, was released from the UFC back in February of 2013 after testing positive for marijuana in a post-fight drug test following his performance on the UFC on FUEL 7 card.  Riddle spoke out, saying, “I got fired over taking my medicine because I don’t want...

Sep 6, 2013 12:54 pm

NSAC raises the threshold on marijuana by 300%

One by one different athletic organizations have chilled on the numbers on marijuana limits that a mixed martial artist can have in his or her system both pre and post-fight. First was the World Anti-Doping Agency. Now jumping on board is the Nevada State Athletic Commission is relaxing its numbers. The latest news came from...

Jun 1, 2013 11:55 am

UFC Raises Marijuana Testing Threshold, NSAC May Follow

The UFC has decided to take a progressive step towards tolerance when it comes to the use of Marijuana by its fighters. There seems to be a divide among athletes, some of which prescribe heavily to the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes and who ultimately pay for that use with hefty fines and suspensions....

May 22, 2013 10:44 am

Association of Boxing Commissions Considering WADA Marijuana Reform

Following the World Anti-Doping Agency’s announcement of a new policy that increases the threshold for marijuana in an athlete’s system, the Association of Boxing Commissions’ medical committee will meet next week to discuss and possibly redraft their own policy toward marijuana. In an interview with Sherdog.com, Dr. Sherry Wulkan, the ABC’s medical chairperson, said that...

May 16, 2013 11:16 am

Caraway Throws Salt On Wound: Happy To Take Healy’s Bonus, Hates Marijuana

The same guy who went on twitter threatening, UFC female champion, Ronda Rousey with physical violence is back throwing out more classless comments for the world to pick up on. Maybe it’s just me, but there’s something to be said for being humble in times when you are rewarded for something you didn’t really deserve....

May 1, 2013 9:24 am

Robbie Peralta Suspended for Marijuana Following UFC on Fuel TV 9

The UFC confirmed Tuesday night that featherweight fighter Robbie Peralta tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his performance on UFC on Fuel TV 9 back in April.   Peralta (16-4) will be suspended 6 months retroactive to April 6, the date of the infraction, and required to pass drug rehabilitation classes and a drug test...

Feb 28, 2013 12:24 pm

Chavez Jr. suspended 9 months and fined 900k for marijuana use | MMA News

Boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1) was fined $900,000 (30% of his fight purse) on Thursday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for a positive marijuana test following his fight last September against Sergio Martinez. The NSAC also ruled that Chavez, who was defeated by unanimous decision for his first professional loss in the middleweight title fight,...

Feb 26, 2013 9:02 pm

Matt Riddle Released By UFC for Again Testing Positive for Marijuana

News broke late Tuesday night that welterweight Matt Riddle (8-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) has been released by the UFC for testing positive for marijuana in a post-fight drug test following his recent performance on the UFC on FUEL 7 card. Riddle defeated Che Mills (15-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in that contest but later popped positive...

Feb 9, 2013 1:11 pm

Matt Riddle Rips TRT Use While Defending Use Of Marijuana In Epic Rant | UFC NEWS

“Funny thing about that is steroids aren’t on the same level as marijuana. You can do steroids in the UFC now, didn’t you hear? [TRT] is steroids and you can do steroids as long as you get a doctor’s note now. So Vitor Belfort just pops for testosterone and everybody’s like, ‘Oh, he failed.”‘ No...

Nov 20, 2012 10:25 am

Matt Riddle Defends Marijuana Use: “It Makes Me Very Nice” | UFC NEWS

“I think it’s really unfortunate they took a hard-earned win from me that I took on a week’s notice and I did everything in my power to pass that drug test, I’ve never failed a drug test in my life until that day and that was never my intention. So it does suck, but at...

Oct 22, 2012 4:44 pm

Matt Riddle Explains And Defends His Use Of Medical Marijuana | UFC NEWS

“I do smoke but I’m not smoking to get stoned. I’m smoking so I can finally relax, sit back and just not worry about things. People, maybe they did it in college one way, but for a guy like me, for a professional athlete that goes through what we go through, it’s medicine for me....