Ronda Rousey Speaks Out On Nick Diaz 5-Year Suspension From UFC
Sep16

Ronda Rousey Speaks Out On Nick Diaz 5-Year Suspension From UFC

During the press conference for UFC 193 in Melbourna, Australia, UFC’s Bantamweight Champion and breakout start Ronda Rousey used the platform to address the recent 5-year suspension of Nick Diaz from the UFC. Nick Diaz official punishment from the Nevada State Athletic Commission & Ultimate Fighting Championship: (x)60 months suspension (x)$165,000 fine What makes this story noteworthy is that Rousey wasn’t even...

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Accommodating Cannabis’ Return
May21

Accommodating Cannabis’ Return

As the cannabis plant is allowed back into society following eighty years of unjustifiable banishment there will needs be some accommodation.  Here’s a small one: The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), which oversees drug testing for events such as the Olympics, generally sets the standard in determining drugs that should be deemed as performance enhancing, drugs of abuse or otherwise. WADA also sets the limits for the amount of a...

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Sports News: MMA Fighter Thiago Silva suspended for cannabis use
Nov23

Sports News: MMA Fighter Thiago Silva suspended for cannabis use

Mixed Martial Arts fighter, Thiago Silva, has been suspended for six months and is ordered to attend a drug rehabilitation program due to failing his post-victory drug screening. Silva tested positive for cannabis metabolites after winning a UFC third round submission bout on November 10th. The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization submitted a statement in regards to the matter. Here is what they had to say: “Thiago Silva...

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Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Tests Positive For THC
Oct27

Mixed Martial Arts Fighter Tests Positive For THC

After winning a UFC match by submission in the 3rd round, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fighter, Matt Riddle was screened for performance enhancing drugs. When his test came back positive for THC, the UFC commission scrubbed out his victory. Matt is a licensed Medical Marijuana patient in the state of Nevada. He purposely moved from Pennsylvania in order to obtain legalized access to cannabis. Matt claims he isn’t using the drug in order...

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Vancouver Commissioner Says Nick Diaz Smoking Shouldn’t Warrant Action
Feb14

Vancouver Commissioner Says Nick Diaz Smoking Shouldn’t Warrant Action

From the province that brought us great strains like Shiskaberry and Fucking Incredible, Vancouver Athletic Commissioner Jonathan Tweedale gives an excellent break down of why UFC Welterweight Contender Nick Diaz should not be given an anti-doping violation for testing positive for cannabinoids last week after his interim title fight loss to Carlos Condit. In his BloodyElbow.com post, Commissioner Tweedale gives excellent arguments...

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UFC 105 Couture vs. Vera Preview: Betting Odds
Nov12

UFC 105 Couture vs. Vera Preview: Betting Odds

This post was written by Darren Black Youth vs. Experience will be on glorious display in this week’s UFC 105 event. Randy “The Natural” Couture is 46 years old, 14 years older than his opponent, Brandon “The Truth” Vera is 32. Online sportsbook has the set the MMA odds on this one and have Couture as a -120 favorite, with Vera set at -110. You have to give Couture the respect he deserves, as despite his age, he is still...

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