In a hearing that stretched over three hours and two rooms within the
Grant Sawyer Office Building in Las Vegas, the Nevada State Athletic
Commission unanimously voted today to suspend Nick Diaz for his failed
drug test at UFC 143.
Diaz's suspension runs 12 months from the date of the event, which took
place Feb. 4. Additionally, he has been fined $60,000, or 30 percent of
his $200,000 show purse.
Diaz, who was present at hearing, must also submit a clean drug test in order to be lice