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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 >>

  • 29 days ago
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Nick Diaz is no stranger to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) disciplinary hearings. In fact, he and his attorney, Jonathan Tweedale, presented such a strong argument about marijuana use back in 2012 that NSAC eventually raised its drug test threshold, "to ensure fighters were not penalized for using marijuana days or weeks prior to competing." Well, Diaz was busted for weed once again after his fight against Anderson Silva at UFC 183 (read details here), which took place at MGM Grand Gard 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 >>

  • 3 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 >>

  • 15 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to suspend and fine Ashlee Evans-Smith – rather than issue a temporary suspension – for failing a drug test following December’s UFC 181 event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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During Tuesday’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, Nick Diaz was temporarily suspended for testing positive to marijuana metabolites. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard at the conclusion of its monthly meeting, which took place earlier today (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. See the live blog and updates here. Those suspensions will remain in effect until the commission can schedule a disciplinary hearing, where all three fighters will have the chance to present their cases and fa read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Time to face the music. Well, sort of. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will stream today's (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) live meeting, which is expected to hold Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard accountable for recent drug test failures (more on that here and here). Not a UFC Fight Pass subscriber? Not a problem. MMAmania.com will be tuning in and bringing you LIVE updates as the action unfolds right here, beginning at 4 p.m. ET. Silva, Diaz, and read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be well represented -- though not in a good way -- at the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) meeting on Feb. 17, 2015, which kicks off at 1 p.m. ET from inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. That's where temporary suspensions are expected to be enforced for mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard, and Ashlee Evans-Smith, who all failed recent drug tests and will likely be scheduled for disciplina read news >>

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