Diaz Tests Positive For Marijuana After UFC 143
It looks like the anticipated on again, off again Condit/Diaz rematch for the UFC interim Welterweight title is definitely off again as the Nevada State Athletic Commission has confirmed that Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana after his controversial loss to Carlos Condit at UFC 143.
Diaz also failed a drug test back in 2007 while fighting for Pride in Las Vegas and was consequently suspended for 6 months and fined 20% of his purse. One can only assume a similar punishment will be enforced which would effectively kill any chance of an immediate rematch with Condit for the interim title.
Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship© organization, has issued the following statement on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s report on UFC 143 interim welterweight championship contender Nick Diaz.
“I am beyond disappointed that he tested positive for marijuana,” said White. “It is now in the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.”