Nick Diaz Tests Positive for the Sweet, Sweet Sensi

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By Fightland Staff

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By now you heard that the fighter widely regarded as the greatest ever, Anderson Silva, tested positive for drostanolone. 

In the same divulged test results, however, Nick Diaz also failed. He tested positive for weed. Are you surprised? 

In any case, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports, Diaz was over the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s allowed limit for marijuana metabolites, which is 150 ng/ML. This is the third time Nick’s tested positive for trees. 

The first time was after he beat Takanori Gomi at Pride Fighting Championships in 2007. Then again in 2012 after losing by decision to Carlos Condit at UFC 143. He was suspended for a year and fined 30% of the purse he received from the fight. 

High or not, Nick is still training at the highest level. 

Here is the UFC’s statement: 

The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that Nick Diaz has tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 in Las Vegas, Nev. The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any illegal and/or performance enhancing drugs, stimulants or masking agents by our athletes. As a result of his positive test, Diaz has been informed that he has violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and Promotional Agreement with Zuffa, LLC. The UFC organization will fully respect the Commission’s final decision relating to Diaz at a disciplinary hearing set for February 17.


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