300 Search Results for marijuana

Jan 2, 2016 8:15 am

Chiesa calls for marijuana to be removed from banned substance list

Yesterday at a pre-UFC 195 weigh-in Q&A, top ranked UFC lightweight Michael Chiesa and top ranked women’s strawweight Rose Namajunas participated in a Q&A with fans. Over the course of the Q&A, the topic of marijuana came up, which led to Chiesa saying what’s on the mind of many, including Nick Diaz. “Take marijuana off...

Nov 4, 2015 11:57 am

Ian McCall co-managing marijuana dispensary, could walk away from MMA

UFC flyweight Ian McCall hasn’t fought in the Octagon since he dropped a unanimous decision to John Lineker at UFC 183 in the beginning of this year. McCall recently revealed that after recovering from surgery he would like to begin a Donald Cerrone style schedule of fighting up to 6 times a year. In a...

Oct 9, 2015 5:15 pm

Report: Joe Warren Tests Positive For Marijuana Following Bellator 143

It looks like former Bellator bantamweight and featherweight champion Joe Warren tested positive for marijuana following his win over LC Davis at Bellator 143. That’s according to a report from themmareport.com. The report says that Warren failed his post fight drug test, barely going over the allowed marijuana metabolite limit. In fact his level was...

Sep 14, 2015 2:41 pm

Nick Diaz suspended 5 years by NSAC for marijuana use at UFC 183

Nick Diaz’s punishment for testing positive for marijuana on one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests has been decided and the Nevada State Athletic Commission did not hold back. The meeting was held on Monday afternoon and the NSAC has decided to suspend the former Strikeforce champion for five years from his failed drug...

Jun 16, 2015 9:58 am

Kyle Kingsbury Speaks Out About The Benefits Of Marijuana Use

Former UFC fighter and TUF cast member Kyle Kingsbury is a 420 Games sponsored athlete and talks about the benefits of medical marijuana, saying that there are a lot of other fighters using it. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Apr 27, 2015 8:37 am

UPDATE: Jones Was Seen Fleeing The Scene, Marijuana Pipe Found In Car

  It’s a day later but details are still coming in from the Jon Jones incident that occurred yesterday. Now, Brett Okamoto of ESPN is reporting that Jones was seen by an off-duty officer fleeing the scene of the crash on foot. The police found a marijuana pipe in Jones’ car, no cocaine. Jones Update:...

Mar 10, 2015 11:44 am

With Marijuana Laws Loosening, Dana White Still Thinks It’s Bad For Business

All around the world a new generation of law-maker is becoming more and more pro-marijuana. With little known side-effects, and an argument that the drug is a safer alternative to other recreational vices, the world, especially America’s stance, is becoming almost tolerant. UFC President Dana White chimed in on the subject during a recent UFC...

Feb 17, 2015 1:58 pm

Rockhold: ‘Marijuana shouldn’t be on the banned substance list’

I don’t think it’s a performance enhancer by any means. I don’t smoke it anymore, but I used to smoke weed when I was in high school, and I understand where Diaz is coming from. He has a medical marijuana card. It’s like he’s licensed to smoke. I barely see how he should be punished...

Feb 3, 2015 6:26 pm

Nick Diaz Fails Post-Fight Drug Test For Marijuana

According to reports, Nick Diaz has failed his post-fight drug test for Marijuana. While this may not come as a surprise to many, it’s certainly alarming, considering the other half of last weekend’s UFC 183 main event also failed his drug test. Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole has it: Silva popped for drostanolone in a PRE-FIGHT...

Mar 6, 2014 11:24 am

World-Renowned Doctor Changes Stance On Marijuana Use For Athletes

Dr. Sanjay Gupta isn’t afraid to admit he was wrong. Now, he hopes the Federal Government can do the same. Gupta, the man behind the CNN specials that have taken an in-depth look at the use of marijuana, has discovered some new information that he wants to bring to light. It appears as if the...

Feb 14, 2014 8:37 am

Ronda Rousey on marijuana testing: “It’s an invasion of privacy”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is coming out in a blaze about Jessica Eye becoming the first female UFC fighter to test positive for performance enhancing drugs. Obviously, the champ is in no way supporting any PED’s but instead outraged at the fact that so much negativity is surrounding yet another fighter getting popped...

Feb 11, 2014 9:49 am

Another UFC Fighter Suspended For Marijuana Use

Yancy Medeiros served a 90-day suspension from the UFC following a failed drug test at UFC Fight for the Troops 3 in November.  His win from that night over Yves Edwards has been ruled a No-Contest. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Yancy Medeiros failed his post-fight drug test following November’s UFC Fight for the Troops...

Jan 20, 2014 9:44 am

PHOTO | Matt Riddle Poses With Marijuana for High Times Magazine

Mixed Martial Artist and Season 7 ‘TUF’ competitor, Matt Riddle, was released from the UFC back in February of 2013 after testing positive for marijuana in a post-fight drug test following his performance on the UFC on FUEL 7 card.  Riddle spoke out, saying, “I got fired over taking my medicine because I don’t want...

Sep 6, 2013 12:54 pm

NSAC raises the threshold on marijuana by 300%

One by one different athletic organizations have chilled on the numbers on marijuana limits that a mixed martial artist can have in his or her system both pre and post-fight. First was the World Anti-Doping Agency. Now jumping on board is the Nevada State Athletic Commission is relaxing its numbers. The latest news came from...

Jun 1, 2013 11:55 am

UFC Raises Marijuana Testing Threshold, NSAC May Follow

The UFC has decided to take a progressive step towards tolerance when it comes to the use of Marijuana by its fighters. There seems to be a divide among athletes, some of which prescribe heavily to the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes and who ultimately pay for that use with hefty fines and suspensions....

May 22, 2013 10:44 am

Association of Boxing Commissions Considering WADA Marijuana Reform

Following the World Anti-Doping Agency’s announcement of a new policy that increases the threshold for marijuana in an athlete’s system, the Association of Boxing Commissions’ medical committee will meet next week to discuss and possibly redraft their own policy toward marijuana. In an interview with Sherdog.com, Dr. Sherry Wulkan, the ABC’s medical chairperson, said that...