315 Search Results for marijuana

Aug 4, 2017 2:16 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz says USADA showed up to one of his marijuana dispensary signings

UFC star Nick Diaz has not fought since January 2015 and his future in fighting is still uncertain. The older Diaz brother was recently flagged by USADA for three “Whereabouts Failures,” which USADA stated the following in regards to the violation: “The UFC organization has been notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed...

Apr 19, 2017 2:00 pm

Diego Sanchez believes medical marijuana nearly caused his death

Marijuana is becoming more and more accepted in the US as many states have legalized the use of medical marijuana. A few states have recently even legalized the use of recreational marijuana. Chances are you have seen some cases on the Internet where patients with certain conditions have had tremendous help with treatment from medical...

Mar 18, 2017 10:19 am

Three fighters suspended for marijuana from ‘UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Bermudez’

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that three fighters who competed on February’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Korean Zombie vs. Dennis Bermudez’ card have all been suspended and fined for failing fight night drug tests for marijuana. According to MMAFighting, Niko Price, Curtis Blaydes, and Abel Trujillo have all been suspended 90 days and fined $1000 by...

May 10, 2016 1:27 pm

VIDEO | UFC color commentator Joe Rogan talks marijuana in MMA

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is an advocate of marijuana and also the psychedelic drug Lysergic acid diethylamide also known as LSD. Rogan was a guest on the Dan Le Batard show on Tuesday and spoke about the use of marijuana in mixed martial arts as well as his views on LSD use in general....

Feb 18, 2016 9:50 am

Nick Diaz opens up on marijuana usage

It’s no secret that UFC veteran Nick Diaz has used marijuana throughout the course of his fight career. Diaz has failed 2 drug tests throughout his fight career for marijuana, and has been an advocate for marijuana usage. Diaz was handed a 5 year suspension from the NSAC after he failed a drug test following...

Jan 2, 2016 8:15 am

Chiesa calls for marijuana to be removed from banned substance list

Yesterday at a pre-UFC 195 weigh-in Q&A, top ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa and top ranked women’s strawweight Rose Namajunas participated in a Q&A with fans. Over the course of the Q&A, the topic of marijuana came up, which led to Chiesa saying what’s on the mind of many, including Nick Diaz. “Take marijuana off...

Nov 4, 2015 11:57 am

Ian McCall co-managing marijuana dispensary, could walk away from MMA

UFC flyweight Ian McCall hasn’t fought in the Octagon since he dropped a unanimous decision to John Lineker at UFC 183 in the beginning of this year. McCall recently revealed that after recovering from surgery he would like to begin a Donald Cerrone style schedule of fighting up to 6 times a year. In a...

Oct 9, 2015 5:15 pm

Report: Joe Warren Tests Positive For Marijuana Following Bellator 143

It looks like former Bellator bantamweight and featherweight champion Joe Warren tested positive for marijuana following his win over LC Davis at Bellator 143. That’s according to a report from themmareport.com. The report says that Warren failed his post fight drug test, barely going over the allowed marijuana metabolite limit. In fact his level was...

Sep 14, 2015 2:41 pm

Nick Diaz suspended 5 years by NSAC for marijuana use at UFC 183

Nick Diaz’s punishment for testing positive for marijuana on one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests has been decided and the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not hold back. The meeting was held on Monday afternoon and the NSAC has decided to suspend the former Strikeforce champion for five years from his failed drug...

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...

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...

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 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....

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 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....