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MMA Veteran Nick Diaz Gets 5 Year suspension 

NOTE: This article is 6 years old and may not include the most recent information.

 MMA fighting is reporting In a shocking decision, Nevada commissioners voted Monday to levy an unprecedented five-year suspension on the outspoken UFC contender Nick Diaz, stemming from a failed post-fight drug test due to THC on Jan. 31 at UFC 183. Diaz was also fined $150,000 — 33-percent of his $500,000 UFC 183 fight purse.

Diaz’ attorney Lucas Middlebrook informed reporters after the hearing that Diaz plans to appeal the decision. If the suspension stands Diaz will be 37 when he is allowed to return to competition

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