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  • 2 years ago
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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 read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A full five months since his loss to Carlos Condit in the UFC 143 main event, Nick Diaz is still a point of discussion. Initially, after Diaz failed a drug test due to marijuana metabolites, the Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended him one year and fined him 30 percent of his fight purse. But NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer today confirmed with MMAjunkie.com it was more than the originally reported $60,000. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Nick Diaz won’t be returning to the Octagon anytime soon. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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A request to drop UFC fighter Nick Diaz's suspension was denied today in a Nevada district court, which clears the way for a hearing on the disciplinary complaint filed against him in February. Judge Rob Bare ruled that while the NSAC technically violated state statutes by not conducting the hearing within 45 days of Diaz's initial suspension, the fighter needs to appear before the commission before a judge intervenes. The NSAC now will hear Diaz's case on May 21. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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In a second legal response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Nick Diaz's camp has again attacked the foundation of a disciplinary complaint against the fighter following a failed drug test at UFC 143. The response repeats an earlier claim by Diaz's Las Vegas-based attorney, Ross Goodman, that the marijuana metabolites prompted his failed test aren't banned by the commission. It also fires back at an amended NSAC complaint filed March 27 that alleges Diaz lied when he failed to disc read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Nick Diaz’s attorney has issued a written response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission in regard to the disciplinary complaint filed by the NSAC after Diaz’s headlining Feb. 4 contest with Carlos Condit at UFC 143 in Las Vegas read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted to formalize a temporary suspension issued to Nick Diaz in the wake of his positive drug test for marijuana. A formal disciplinary hearing is now expected at a date to be determined. Now-UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit outpointed Diaz at UFC 143 on Feb. 4 in Las Vegas. Diaz's post-fight drug test then revealed the presence of marijuana metabolites. read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch it again here). That's because "Showtime" was flagged for a potential hand injury after strangling "El Nino" in "Sin City," which got the mixed martial arts (MMA) universe all squirrely. Likely because Pettis has a history of being hurt and missing significant time read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The UFC is expecting the January bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva to go ahead without issue despite Diaz's recent DUI arrest. UFC 183 is expected to be headlined by a bout between Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva. It's a big fight in a way that very few UFC bouts are these days, and one the UFC would hate to lose off its schedule. That's why the news of Nick Diaz's recent arrest for DUI, which then led to eight charges--including what appears to be a second DUI incident--was of such concern read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – UFC middleweight Kevin Casey was suspended for one year and fined $5,600 after failing a drug test at July’s UFC 175 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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LAS VEGAS – If Wanderlei Silva decides to return to fighting, he won’t likely be doing it in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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With the news that the prodigal UFC Welterweight has been arrested twice in the past year for DUI and has missed multiple court dates, his return bout against Anderson Silva is in doubt. Yesterday's news that popular UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been arrested not once, but twice for DUI and missed multiple court dates has fight fans worried that yet another big MMA bout is in jeopardy. In this case, it's the UFC 183 return of the legendary Anderson Silva against Diaz, set for next Super Bowl weeken read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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"The American Gangster" was forced to appear before Nevada's governing body today in order to answer for his failed drug tests. Here's what happened. Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) two-time middleweight title contender Chael Sonnen appeared before Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) earlier today (Weds., July 23, 2014) to answer for a pair of failed drug tests that not only bounced him from UFC 175, but also earned him walking papers from UFC and FOX Sports. For our live blog an read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission today suspended UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles for nine months and fined him 30 percent of his UFC 160 purse for an elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) ratio. read news >>

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