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Sep 20, 2015 11:21 am

Jon Fitch: Nick Diaz’s suspension is unifying the fighters

Nick Diaz’s suspension lit the mixed martial arts community on fire last week when it was announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission would be suspending the UFC fighter for five years. One of Diaz’s post fight drug test came back positive for marijuana and they chose to make an example out of the repeated offender...

Sep 19, 2015 10:26 am

Dana White Finally Comments On Nick Diaz Suspension

The UFC have yet to release any kind of statement regarding the Nick Diaz five year suspension. Even president Dana White has been quiet on the controversy, aside from saying that the NSAC doesn’t care what he thinks. Well at a recent Q&A White finally opened up a little more and talked about the five...

Sep 19, 2015 8:49 am

Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy: ‘Nick Diaz Is Wrong’

There’s no denying that the majority of reactions to Nick Diaz’s five years suspension have been in support of the fighter. For crying out loud there’s a White House petition out there that has already received 47K signatures and it hasn’t even been a week. Sign HERE. But there have been those few who have...

Sep 19, 2015 7:59 am

Sign Nick Diaz’s White House Petition –– #FreeNickDiaz

The official White House petition to get Nick Diaz’s five year suspension lifted has blown up. That’s because of the massive support Diaz has received from fans, fighters and even some of the media. The goal of 100K signatures needs to be reached by Oct. 14, which is a month from when it was created....

Sep 19, 2015 6:37 am

Coach: ‘Nick Diaz Will Return To Jiu Jitsu Roots’

The ‘Free Nick Diaz’ movement is still going strong. There’s currently a White House petition up that’s on pace to reach the 100K signature goal in the very near future and fighters are still coming forward showing support Diaz. Recently, his coach Cesar Gracie told MMAJunkie that while Diaz’s lawyers work on the appeal process...

Sep 17, 2015 8:21 pm

Nick Diaz Reacts To Ronda Rousey Slamming The NSAC

One of the biggest signs of support for Nick Diaz so far has been from the UFC’s biggest star, bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Rousey took a moment during her big UFC 193 press conference to unleash her fury on the Nevada State Athletic Commission for suspending Diaz for five years and fining him $165,000. She...

Sep 17, 2015 11:20 am

Watch! MMA’S Best React To Nick Diaz 5 Year Suspension

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz was suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for five years and fined $165,000. This all came from a drug test from UFC 183, when Diaz fought Anderson Silva, that came back positive for marijuana. However, Diaz’s legal team, at least from this writer’s perspective, provided very sufficient evidence...

Sep 17, 2015 8:22 am

Chael Sonnen Gives His Take On Nick Diaz’s ‘Head Scratching’ Suspension

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has been active on social media, promoting the sale of #FreeNickdiaz shirts, something he’s working with Diaz on. But he has yet to really give his take on the situation. Well he finally spoke out and talked honestly about how he feels about the NSAC’s decision to suspend Nick Diaz...

Sep 17, 2015 12:42 am

Throwback Thursday! Relive Some Of Nick Diaz’s Greatest Fights

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to throw it back. Since Nick Diaz is on everyone’s minds we thought it would be a good idea to remind fans just how badas* of a fighter Diaz is. There’s no surprise Diaz has received this much support from fans and fighter, the guy’s a warrior who goes into...

Sep 16, 2015 10:48 am

Henry Cejudo Refuses To Fight In Nevada Following Nick Diaz Suspension

Well, here’s what could end up being the first of many. In light of the recent five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, top UFC flyweight and olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has stated that he will refuse to fight in Nevada moving forward. The suspension has been a...

Sep 15, 2015 1:09 pm

Nick Diaz Gets Five Years While Anderson Silva Gets One –– What?

UFC 183 was a huge event. In a fight many never thought we would see, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva took on former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. Two of the very best strikers in MMA. It was also a big deal because it was Silva’s return, following his devastating leg break from that second...

Sep 15, 2015 11:48 am

Joe Rogan Goes Off On NSAC For Suspending Nick Diaz Five Years

It’s UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s turn to sound off on the Nevada State Athletic Commissions’ decision to suspend Nick Diaz for five years for testing positive for marijuana. The UFC has yet to release any kind of statement, which is strange, since after Anderson Silva was given his one years suspension for using steroids, the...

Sep 15, 2015 11:13 am

UFC President Dana White Reacts To Nick Diaz’s Five Year Suspension

We have yet to hear a comment from the UFC regarding Monday’s NSAC hearing, where Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 for his failed drug test. We’ve already heard from just about every fighter out there, with social media blowing up with #FreeNickDiaz shortly after the news came out. There’s no...

Sep 15, 2015 9:57 am

Nick Diaz’s Legal Team Aren’t Finished, Plan To Fight 5 Year Suspension

Nick Diaz was handed a highly controversial suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday. They gave him a five year suspension and fined him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. Anderson Silva, who was Diaz’s opponent for UFC 183, also failed his drug tests, except his tested positive for steroids....

Sep 15, 2015 8:42 am

Cole Miller Responds To Nick Diaz Suspension –– Suggests Nevada Boycott

The MMA world caught fire on Monday when news of Nick Diaz’s five year suspension began to spread. The Nevada State Athletic commission handed down a highly controversial ruling, suspending Diaz for 5 years and fining him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. He tested positive for marijuana, but his legal time...

Sep 15, 2015 6:55 am

Official White House Petition Filed For Nick Diaz

The MMA world exploded on Monday when the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided to suspend UFC fighter and former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz for five years and fined him $165,000 for a failed drug test from UFC 183, which was positive for marijuana. His legal team presented a very sound case, showing inconsistencies in the...

Sep 15, 2015 6:38 am

WATCH! The NSAC Badger Nick Diaz With Questions

On Monday, UFC fighter Nick Diaz appeared before the Nevada State Athletic Commission. He left that hearing suspended for five years and fined $165,000, stemming from his failed drug test at UFC 183. That failed drug test was for marijuana. Anderson Silva, his opponent that night, also failed his tests, except his tested positive for...

Sep 15, 2015 12:46 am

WATCH! The Internet Had Fun With Nick Diaz’s NSAC Hearing

The internet is a crazy place. If you can think of it, it’s most likely already out there. On Monday, at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, the board ruled to hand down a five year suspension and a $165,000 fine to UFC fighter Nick Diaz. The suspension was controversial to say the least. The...