Most everyone was shocked when Nick Diaz was slapped across the face with a five-year suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission for the whacky weed showing up in his system in a UFC 183-related drug test.
Numerous fighters spoke out about the harshness of the punishment, and more so the seemingly arbitrary abuse of power inherent in the commission’s decision. None of those voices, however, carry the volume of UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey.
A close friend of Diaz’s, Rousey has been subjected to drug testing since she was a youngster competing at the Olympic level in Judo. Putting it mildly, she was outraged that the commission dropped the hammer on Diaz the way it did.
Just check out this footage from the UFC 193 Kickoff Press Conference in Melbourne, Australia, where she pulled no punches in speaking out about the commission and drug testing for pot….