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Nick Diaz Suspended For Five Years

Kelsey Mowatt

Nick Diaz

In a decision that is dropping jaws throughout the support, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has suspended Nick Diaz for five years…

Diaz appeared in front of the NSAC today, as a result of testing positive for marijuana, following his bout with Anderson Silva in January. Since Diaz has tested positive for marijuana three times before, a lot of folks predicted the NSAC would throw the book at the renowned fighter, but not too many people saw a five year suspension coming.

The decision is being reported by multiple outlets. Diaz was also fined $165,000 dollars.

The 32 year-old, former Strikeforce champ, who is medically licensed to use marijuana in California, plans to appeal the decision.

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