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[ARCHIVES] Nick Diaz White House Petition Reaches 100,000 Signatures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kd71SM-By78 It came down to the wire, but the WhiteHouse.gov petition to lift the Nevada Athletic Commission's five year suspension of Nick Diaz has reached the needed 100,000 signatures. Lots of petitions get started, but few reach that threshold and get an official response from President Barack Obama's administration. Bloody...

Florida Abandons Marijuana Tests For Boxers And MMA Fighters

The body of the Florida State Boxing Commission has decided that they will no longer test combat athletes for cannabis. Following a meeting on Tuesday the panel of voters would essentially cast a ballot on eliminating the need to test for marijuana metabolites. Until recently, many athletic state commissions...

Why Are We Still Testing For Weed In MMA?

Another fighter has tested positive for marijuana metabolites, and has been suspended six months by USADA for the infraction. This time it's Cynthia Calvillo, the UFC women's strawweight fighter who tested positive for THC in an in-competition drug test administered by USADA for her bout at UFC 219. Calvillo...

Joe Warren Could Face 1 Year Suspension For Positive Marijuana Test

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aginH6W2h24 Last week, we reported that former Bellator MMA Featherweight and Bantamweight Champion Joe Warren had been suspended by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. He tested positive for marijuana metabolites the day of his fight against L.C. Davis, though he was at 53 nanograms per milliliter on a test...

Nick Diaz Suspended For Not “Ass-Kissing” The “Corrupt” NSAC Says Jon Fitch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvsRZc42NWg A we already saw with his thoughts on the treatment of Rousimar Palhares, Jon Fitch is not shy about throwing shade at the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Well, in addition to sharing his thoughts on that mess, he also talked to MMAFighting.com about the issue of the week: The...

Dana White on Nick Diaz Suspension: “I Have To Figure Out All The Facts First”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPYJLjMkdLI The UFC continued their UFC 193 media tour in Australia by hosting a fan question and answer session with UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey and UFC President Dana White, and Submission Radio was there to get video of it all. Unsurprisingly, the topic of Nick Diaz came up. Specifically,...

Nick Diaz’s Former Teammate Leslie Smith Refusing To Fight in Nevada

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i080G3hitYA Earlier, we told you about how both UFC flyweight contender/Oympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo and UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling are refusing to fight in Nevada. Not only are they doing this in protest of the state athletic commission suspending Nick Diaz for five years over a questionable marijuana...

Ronda Rousey on Nick Diaz Suspension: “It’s So Not Right”

Ronda Rousey was in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia today for the UFC 193 ticket onsale press conference, and made a point of speaking out about her friend Nick Diaz being suspended for five years for a questionable positive post-fight test for marijuana. She did not hold back at all. MMAFighting's Marc...