The Nevada Athletic Commission came down hard on Nick Diaz and has suspended the UFC fighter, and former Strikeforce champion, for 5 years for failing a drug test (for marijuana) at UFC 183.
You might remember that his opponent at UFC 183, Anderson Silva, only got a one year suspension from the NAC after he tested positive for Drostanolone metabolites and Androsterone after the fight. Does this sound fair to you? Well, if you said "no" you would definitely not be the only one.
First lets hear from Diaz himself. ESPN's Brett Okamoto tweeted out this video:
Now, check out what a bunch of other fighters tweeted out about the suspension, in support of Diaz:
Has anyone testing positive for steroids been suspended even remotely close to 5 years?— Scott jorgensen (@Scottjorgensen) September 14, 2015
So Lombard got 1 year suspension for steroids and Diaz 5 years ban for WEED .... WHAT THE F*CK !!!!!!! #unreal— patrick cote (@patrick_cote) September 14, 2015
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