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UFC Raises Limit for Marijuana Testing

UFC Raises Limit for Marijuana Testing

The UFC is following the World Anti-Doping Association’s lead, raising the THC testing threshold for fighters from 50 ng/mL to 150 ng/ML, a move that WADA made at the...
UFC Fighter Pat Healy Tests Positive for Marijuana

UFC Fighter Pat Healy Tests Positive for Marijuana

UFC fighter Pat Healy beat Jim Miller at UFC 159, but now his win will be erased from his record and he will be required to return most of...
UFC Fighter Robbie Peralta Suspended for Marijuana Use

UFC Fighter Robbie Peralta Suspended for Marijuana Use

On Tuesday night, the UFC confirmed that featherweight fighter Robbie Peralta tested positive for marijuana metabolites during his pre-fight test for performance enhancing drugs. The fight took place at...
UFC Executive Proposes Lesser Punishment for Marijuana Users

UFC Executive Proposes Lesser Punishment for Marijuana Users

During Thursday’s meeting of the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s Steroid and Drug Testing Advisory Panel, UFC Execuive Marc Ratner asked the commission to reevaluate how it punishes fighters who...
Fighter Matthew Riddle Cut From UFC After Testing Positive for Marijuana a Second Time

Fighter Matthew Riddle Cut From UFC After Testing Positive for Marijuana a Second Time

Last November, NUGGETRY News reported that Matt Riddle had been calling for changes to the UFC’s drug policies after he had a win overturned after a failed test for...
UFC Fighter Thiago Silva Suspended for Marijuana Use

UFC Fighter Thiago Silva Suspended for Marijuana Use

After his third round submission victory over Stanislav Nedkov on November 10th, UFC fighter Thiago Silva tested positive for marijuana metabolites.  The fighter has now been suspended for six...
UFC Fighter Matt Riddle Calls For Marijuana Rule Change

UFC Fighter Matt Riddle Calls For Marijuana Rule Change

Matt Riddle is a welterweight UFC fighter and a medical marijuana patient in the state of Nevada.  After having a win overturned because he tested positive for marijuana in...
Nick Diaz Suspended From UFC For 1 Year For Marijuana Use

Nick Diaz Suspended From UFC For 1 Year For Marijuana Use

In February, UFC fighter Nick Diaz had a complaint filed against him after he tested positive for marijuana use.  After months of back and forth between Diaz’s attorneys and...
Complaint Filed After Nick Diaz Tested Positive for Marijuana

Complaint Filed After Nick Diaz Tested Positive for Marijuana

The Nevada Athletic Commission has confirmed that Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana at UFC 143. As news of Diaz’s failed test broke, so did word that Diaz’s rematch...