It’s been a bad year for Nick Diaz. First the MMA great lost to Anderson Silva. Then he was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for coming up positive for marijuana on a drug test. (An expert his lawyer consulted said it was “medically implausible” that he had as much in…
The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended UFC fighter Nick Diaz for five years after he tested positive for marijuana. Ronda Rousey thinks Diaz’s suspension, and the fact that fighters are tested for marijuana in the first place, is incredibly stupid.
Five years. That’s how long the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided UFC fighter/enigma Nick Diaz won’t be allowed to fight. That’s more than most steroid users. All over goddamn marijuana.
Apparently MMA fighters Nick and Nate Diaz and Khabib Nurmagomedov get so charged up by being in a fighting environment that they can’t help but seek out a scrap even if they aren’t on the card.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is a bumbling, soulless government agency, and so a strange agent for the delivery of the message that our gods have forsaken us. They never have been particularly diligent messengers in any event, but for whatever reason—bureaucracy, incompetence, something more nefarious—they…
If Deadspin had a "LOLUFC" tag, this would be the perfect story to append it to.
Nick Diaz was soundly beaten by Georges St-Pierre in UFC-158 Saturday night. When it was over, someone apparently gave him his hat and he just started talking.
Disappointed, yes. Surprised? Hardly. Nick Diaz loves him some weed, and the Nevada State Athletic Commission has busted him for it again. In 2007, his amazing gogoplata win over Takanori Gomi in Las Vegas was bumped down to a "No-Contest" after Diaz tested positive for marijuana. Later that year, Diaz told Sherdog…
A butthurt Nick Diaz announced he was "done with this shit" after losing a unanimous decision to Carlos Condit in tonight's UFC 143 welterweight interim title bout.