313 Search Results for marijuana

Sep 21, 2015 5:09 pm

‘I would turn down a UFC title fight if it took place in Las Vegas!’

The mixed martial arts community came together when the NSAC announced that Nick Diaz would be suspended five years for failing one of his UFC 183 drug tests for marijuana. Though he is a repeated offender, the punishment does not fit the crime and certain personalities in the MMA world believe they just wanted to...

Sep 21, 2015 3:25 pm

Nevada Senator speaks out against how NSAC handled Nick Diaz’s suspension

Nevada State Athletic Commission’s suspension of Nick Diaz is not going unnoticed as everybody from Ronda Rousey to Katt Williams have spoken out against the punishment. Diaz tested positive for marijuana in one of his three drug tests at UFC 183 and is being forced to sit on the sidelines for five years. The fans...

Sep 20, 2015 11:21 am

Jon Fitch: Nick Diaz’s suspension is unifying the fighters

Nick Diaz’s suspension lit the mixed martial arts community on fire last week when it was announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission would be suspending the UFC fighter for five years. One of Diaz’s post fight drug test came back positive for marijuana and they chose to make an example out of the repeated offender...

Sep 19, 2015 10:26 am

Dana White Finally Comments On Nick Diaz Suspension

The UFC have yet to release any kind of statement regarding the Nick Diaz five year suspension. Even president Dana White has been quiet on the controversy, aside from saying that the NSAC doesn’t care what he thinks. Well at a recent Q&A White finally opened up a little more and talked about the five...

Sep 19, 2015 8:49 am

Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy: ‘Nick Diaz Is Wrong’

There’s no denying that the majority of reactions to Nick Diaz’s five years suspension have been in support of the fighter. For crying out loud there’s a White House petition out there that has already received 47K signatures and it hasn’t even been a week. Sign HERE. But there have been those few who have...

Sep 17, 2015 8:21 pm

Nick Diaz Reacts To Ronda Rousey Slamming The NSAC

One of the biggest signs of support for Nick Diaz so far has been from the UFC’s biggest star, bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey took a moment during her big UFC 193 press conference to unleash her fury on the Nevada State Athletic Commission for suspending Diaz for five years and fining him $165,000. She...

Sep 17, 2015 11:20 am

Watch! MMA’S Best React To Nick Diaz 5 Year Suspension

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for five years and fined $165,000. This all came from a drug test from UFC 183, when Diaz fought Anderson Silva, that came back positive for marijuana. However, Diaz’s legal team, at least from this writer’s perspective, provided very sufficient evidence...

Sep 17, 2015 9:30 am

Another Athletic Commission Speaks Out –– Calls Diaz Suspension ‘Plain Wrong’

We’ve heard from tons of fighters who have spoken out about the Nick Diaz’s five year suspension, even a few who have pledged to boycott Nevada because of it. From UFC champion Ronda Rousey to UFC commentator Joe Rogan, they’ve all showed support for Diaz and have criticized the commissions decision. Well now we have...

Sep 16, 2015 9:39 am

Joe Warren On Diaz: ‘You break a law, you’ve got to deal with it’

The MMA world is still a buzz regarding Nick Diaz’s five year suspension and $165,000 fine, handed down by the Nevada State Athletic commission on Monday following his hearing for failing a UFC 183 drug test, which came back positive for marijuana. Although, his legal team argued that there were major inconsistencies with the three...

Sep 15, 2015 11:48 am

Joe Rogan Goes Off On NSAC For Suspending Nick Diaz Five Years

It’s UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s turn to sound off on the Nevada State Athletic Commissions’ decision to suspend Nick Diaz for five years for testing positive for marijuana. The UFC has yet to release any kind of statement, which is strange, since after Anderson Silva was given his one years suspension for using steroids, the...

Sep 15, 2015 11:13 am

UFC President Dana White Reacts To Nick Diaz’s Five Year Suspension

We have yet to hear a comment from the UFC regarding Monday’s NSAC hearing, where Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 for his failed drug test. We’ve already heard from just about every fighter out there, with social media blowing up with #FreeNickDiaz shortly after the news came out. There’s no...

Sep 15, 2015 8:42 am

Cole Miller Responds To Nick Diaz Suspension –– Suggests Nevada Boycott

The MMA world caught fire on Monday when news of Nick Diaz’s five year suspension began to spread. The Nevada State Athletic commission handed down a highly controversial ruling, suspending Diaz for 5 years and fining him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. He tested positive for marijuana, but his legal time...

Sep 15, 2015 6:55 am

Official White House Petition Filed For Nick Diaz

The MMA world exploded on Monday when the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided to suspend UFC fighter and former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz for five years and fined him $165,000 for a failed drug test from UFC 183, which was positive for marijuana. His legal team presented a very sound case, showing inconsistencies in the...

Sep 15, 2015 6:38 am

WATCH! The NSAC Badger Nick Diaz With Questions

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He left that hearing suspended for five years and fined $165,000, stemming from his failed drug test at UFC 183. That failed drug test was for marijuana. Anderson Silva, his opponent that night, also failed his tests, except his tested positive for...

Sep 15, 2015 12:46 am

WATCH! The Internet Had Fun With Nick Diaz’s NSAC Hearing

The internet is a crazy place. If you can think of it, it’s most likely already out there. On Monday, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, the board ruled to hand down a five year suspension and a $165,000 fine to UFC fighter Nick Diaz. The suspension was controversial to say the least. The...

Sep 14, 2015 5:15 pm

Nick Diaz reacts to five year suspension: NSAC is ‘way out of line’

A five year ban has been dealt to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing a post-fight UFC 183 drug test. Diaz tested positive for marijuana metabolites in one of his three tests and tried to prove his innocence, but the commission was having none of it. Diaz’s case seemed solid and...

Sep 14, 2015 3:43 pm

WATCH! Nick Diaz goes off on fighters using steroids after NSAC hearing

The Nevada State Athletic Commission decided the fate of UFC’s Nick Diaz during their hearing on Monday, and it isn’t good if you are a fan of the former Strikeforce Welterweight Champion. Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years for failing one of post-fight UFC 183 drug tests. He was also fined 33% of...

Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

UFC fighters react to Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension

The verdict is in: Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his UFC 183 post fight drug tests. Diaz’s legal team and the commission went at it for over two hours on Monday afternoon and when it was all said and done, it was...