I don't believe the UFC hates potheads, considering both Nick and Nate Diaz have received title shots and Nick has been given another even after coming off of a weed related suspension. Joe Rogan himself is someone who the UFC has invested a bit of money into and has stood by since he stood by them all this time.EXCLUSIVE | Matt Riddle: “I Got Fired For Taking My Medicine” | UFC NEWS MMA News | Mixed Martial Arts | UFC News | BJPenn | MMA Fight | UFC Fights
"It does bother me, for some reason the UFC hates people who smoke weed. The whole MMA industry for some reason hates people that smoke marijuana. I don't know why, I keep to myself for the most part. I smoke weed and I fight. Usually, I put on exciting fights or I dominate people. I always go out there and fight. It's stupid that I got fired over a plant, but other people think it's stupid that I just won't stop smoking. "
I just think he was expendable and that is why he was cut as well basically stated hey I'm going to just exploit this guys weakness (in his last fight) and doing so (be boring in others eyes) and then was popped for weed.