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UFC fighter Diaz suspended for pot test in Nevada

By Associated Press

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LAST UPDATED: 09:48 p.m. HST, Feb 22, 2012


LAS VEGAS >> Mixed martial arts fighter Nick Diaz won’t be competing in Nevada any time soon.

The Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday handed the UFC welterweight a temporary suspension for testing positive for marijuana after his Feb. 4 loss to Carlos Condit in Las Vegas.

Commission executive Keith Kizer says Diaz can respond to the positive drug test allegation at a full disciplinary hearing if he seeks reinstatement.

No hearing date was set.

Diaz lost his license for six months and was fined $3,000 by the commission after another positive marijuana test following a win in 2007.

Diaz manager-trainer Cesar Gracie didn’t immediately respond to a message at his business in Pleasant Hill, Calif.






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HD36 wrote:
You mean he really didn't pummel BJ Penn?
on February 22,2012 | 02:42PM
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