301 Search Results for marijuana

Mar 10, 2012 5:27 pm

UFC Responds To Tyson Griffin's Positive Marijuana Testing

“The Michigan Commission found traces of a banned substance in Mr Griffin’s post-fight urine analysis following his bout at UFC 123. The Commission fined and suspended Mr Griffin, but did not make this information public. “As always the UFC followed the directive of the sanctioning Commission. Mr Griffin did not compete in the UFC again...

Mar 6, 2012 10:13 am

GSP on Nick Diaz | Marijuana isn't a performance enhancer

“For me marijuana, I don’t see it as a performance enhancer. I don’t see it as bad as a steroid or something like that. Maybe it can help Nick Diaz, I think he might have problems in front of the camera. He’s very nervous in front of the camera. Maybe the marijuana calms him down...

Feb 17, 2012 6:02 pm

Nevada Commission Says Nick Diaz Could Have Applied For Exemption To Use Marijuana

Whether or not he would have been granted the therapeutic use exemption is another story entirely, but the Athletic Commission in Nevada does have the protocol in place to where Nick Diaz could have applied and may have been granted permission for use of his “treatment” prior to his bout with Carlos Condit. Let’s be...

Feb 15, 2012 2:15 pm

UFC's Joe Rogan | Marijuana Is A Performance Enhancing Drug

“I think it is a performance enhancing drug. A lot of Brazilian guys use marijuana before they train. A lot of American jiu-jitsu guys use it before they train. And they don’t do it because it hurts them; they do it because it helps them.” UFC ringside commentator Joe Rogan took to “The MMA Hour”...

Feb 14, 2012 4:42 pm

Ronda Rousey Thinks Testing For Marijuana Is A Violation Of Privacy

“The athletic commissions testing for marijuana is an invasion of privacy,” Rousey said. “I don’t think that’s constitutional at all. There’s no real reason that they should be able to test and make the athletes conform to their political ideas,” . “They have just as much of right to say that ‘you know what? We...

Feb 8, 2016 11:35 am

Derrick Lewis and Nick Diaz popping bottles after UFC Fight Night 82

There was much reason for UFC heavyweight Derrick Lewis to celebrate after UFC Fight Night 82. Lewis won by TKO in devastating fashion over Damian Grabowski in the first round of their fight. Lewis took to the club after his win over Grabowski and found a friend in Nick Diaz to celebrate with. Lewis snapped...

Jan 23, 2016 1:18 pm

Jon Jones opens up on brother’s hospitalization

Earlier this month news broke that Jon Jones younger brother Chandler, who is a New England Patriots Defensive End, was hospitalized after reportedly smoking synthetic marijuana. Chandler was released from the hospital, and according to Jon, is thankfully doing pretty well. Jon Jones, who has had his own struggles in the past, spoke to TMZ...

Jan 15, 2016 5:16 pm

Diego Brandao fails post-fight drug test after UFC 195

UFC 195 was a rough enough night for Diego Brandao to begin with. The featherweight appeared to be closing in on what would have surely been a decision victory over Brian Ortega, however a late third round submission from Ortega had Brandao tapping out. Friday evening news broke that Brandao had failed a post-fight drug...

Jan 13, 2016 10:47 am

Nick Diaz makes an announcement following NSAC hearing

It was a breath of fresh air after the Nevada State Athletic Commission came to a settlement on Nick Diaz’s suspension and fine on Tuesday. The commission who previously had a five-year suspension and $165,000 fine slapped on Diaz for testing positive for Marijuana in the state for the third time reduced the penalties on...

Jan 13, 2016 7:08 am

WATCH! Scrum after Nick Diaz’s suspension was reduced

Yesterday news broke that Nick Diaz and the Nevada State Athletic Commission had reached a settlement in regards to his 5 year suspension for marijuana. The terms of the settlement were that Diaz would be retroactively suspended 18 months, and would pay a $100,000 fine. Given the date of his past fight, his suspension will...

Jan 12, 2016 7:37 am

Video: Have a NSAC hearing today? -The Best of Nick Diaz-

Today is the day we find out what the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be giving Nate Diaz for for testing positive for marijuana last year. Will the NSAC be lenient in their decision with Diaz after the #freenickdiaz movement took the fight to the White House? We’ll fill you in the decision when the...

Jan 11, 2016 1:26 pm

NSAC Agenda: The fate of Nick Diaz and Wanderlei Silva hangs on the balance

Wanderlei Silva is first on the hot-seat tomorrow as the Nevada Athletic commission look to re-view Silva’s 2014 incident where he ran from a drug test. The “non-training run” may cost him $70,000 and a lifetime ban. Silva’s defense team has stated that their client wasn’t licensed during the time the test was administered which...

Jan 7, 2016 3:20 pm

NSAC expected to make ruling on Diaz suspension on January 12th

MMA fans have been anxiously awaiting news on the NSAC’s settlement talks with Nick Diaz following an uproar stemming from their harsh 5 year suspension due to Diaz failing a drug test for marijuana. According to MMAFighting the commission could be making a ruling on the settlement talks as early as their meeting next Thursday...

Dec 30, 2015 8:56 am

New Audio Interview: Chael Sonnen on Nick Diaz – Conor Mcgregor vs Nate Diaz

Just because Stockton CA native Nick Diaz hasn’t been highly active on the UFC fight cards the last four years, don’t fool yourself Diaz is battle-tested and fan approved.   Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) fought Anderson Silva almost a year ago with the fight being  overturned after Silva tested positive for drostanolone and androsterone, while Diaz tested...

Dec 29, 2015 9:57 am

WATCH! Ian McCall on retiring, Sage Northcutt, Team Alpha Male & more!

Fan favorite UFC flyweight Ian McCall has been out of the Octagon for nearly a year, and has many fans wondering when he will make his return to the Octagon. McCall revealed recently that he was opening the first legal marijuana dispensary in California, but that he wouldn’t retire from fighting just yet. In the...

Dec 28, 2015 12:51 pm

Video: Anderson Silva Training-Workouts Michael Bisping London card on Fight Pass

It’s been over two years now since Anderson “The Spider” Silva lost his middleweight title against Chris Weidman.    Silva made a comeback earlier this year in January against Nick Diaz. The fight which stood as a unanimous decision win for Silva turned into a no-contest after Silva’s tests came back positive for PED’s and...

Dec 23, 2015 7:57 am

Nick Diaz: “GSP was on Steroids”

Nick Diaz is ready to get back in the octagon and it has nothing to do with a stolen 10 grand bike, legal marijuana or even the amount of fighter pay that younger brother Nate Diaz will receive for his victory over Michael Johnson. Most  MMA fans are have been waiting for a possible return...