Ronda Rousey Vehement in Stance on Marijuana Drug Testing

Former UFC middleweight title contender Nick Diaz was issued a five-year suspension by the Nevada State Commission on Monday for a failed drug test following his UFC 183 fight with Anderson Silva.

Diaz, a longtime user of marijuana, was not given the same leniency as Silva, who also failed a post-fight drug test. The handling of the entire process, from the drug test itself to the hearing, was an abject disaster.

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, the company’s top star and a training partner of Diaz, is in Australia promoting her upcoming fight with Holly Holm, and addressed testing for marijuana at a recent press conference.

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