The sport of mixed martial arts still isn't sure what to do about the pot smokers in its midst, which is bad news for them.
It means they continue to get tested for a drug that remains in their systems far past the point of being active. If they get caught they're subject to punishments that don't fit the crime, all while the issue at the heart of the debate goes unexamined.
Just ask Matt Riddle if you don't believe me.
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Welterweight Matt Riddle has been released by the UFC for testing positive to marijuana for the second time in his career following his UFC on Fuel TV 7 split decision win over Che Mills. read news >>
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Robbie Lawler landed a UFC welterweight title shot at UFC on FOX 12 on Saturday night, while Matt Brown landed on the medically suspended list, facing the possibility of being out of work for up to six months. read news >>
It took UFC welterweight Matt Brown a long time and a lot of ups and downs to learn that the worst thing you can do in a fight is worry about winning it. It’s a lesson he’s struggling to remember as he prepares for Robbie Lawler on Saturday night.Filed (...) read news >>
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UFC veterans Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are both set to face off for the vacant Titan FC welterweight belt. Check out what 'Killa B' had to say about the opportunity.
As announced by Titan FC officials, Ben Saunders and Matt Riddle are set to clash for the vacant welterweight title on August 22.
Although he technically won his last four fights with Zuffa, Riddle was released after testing positive for Marijuana, and has continued his streak by defeating fellow UFC veteran Michael Kuiper at Tit read news >>
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Welterweight headliners Matt Brown and Erick Silva were among five fighters to receive indefinite medical suspensions for injuries sustained at UFC Fight Night 40, which took place May 10, 2014 at the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, OH.
The Ohio Athletic Commission (OAC) handed down the list of medical suspensions from the event on Monday. Brown and Silva engaged in a thrilling and brutal battle in the night's headlining bout, which Brown won via third-round TKO. Brown will now require doctor's c read news >>
- 5 months ago
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The Titan FC Welterweight title will be awarded to the winner of a Matt Riddle vs. Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons at Titan FC in May or June. Titan FC owner Jeff Aronson announced that UFC veteran Matt Riddle will face Brazilian MMA legend Jose "Pele" Landi-Jons for the organization's vacant Welterweight title at Titan FC 29 to be held in May or June.
Riddle, a UFC veteran with an 8-3 record in the Octagon, was drummed out of the sport's biggest promotion following multiple drug test failures for mariju read news >>
- 5 months ago
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After one fight under the promotion -- following a complete career contested with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) -- welterweight Matt Riddle is climbing up the Titan FC ranks and has secured a title shot against Jose Landi-Jons at Titan FC 29.
It turns out Matt Riddle's career won't be going up in smoke after all.
The welterweight will be fighting against Brazilian veteran Jose Landi-Jons at Titan FC 29 in late May or June. An announcement was made by Titan FC boss Jeff Aronson and MMA Fig read news >>
Bellator MMA on Monday confirmed it has signed UFC veteran Matt Riddle. He will fight in the promotion's upcoming Season 9 Welterweight Tournament. read news >>
Former UFC welterweight Matt Riddle will make his Legacy Fighting Championship debut on July 19, when “Deep Waters” squares off with Artenas Young at LFC 21. read news >>
MONTREAL – Marijuana and the UFC "cutting wrestlers" have been two big topics of late. When it comes to recently released pot advocate Matt Riddle, Dana White said cutting wasn't all about his fighting style. read news >>