Found May 17, 2013 on
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In light of Nate Diaz’s offensive tweet on Thursday afternoon, the UFC has announced that the former lightweight contender has been suspended for three months and will be fined $20,000.
The UFC released an official statement on their website regarding the situation:
“UFC lightweight Nate Diaz has received an immediate 90-day suspension and $20,000 fine for violating the UFC’s fighter code of conduct. The language used in his tweet was regrettable, offensive and inconsistent with the values and culture of the organization, and is not tolerated. The money will be donated to charity.”
The suspension stems from a derogatory tweet Diaz put out on Thursday afternoon in reference to Pat Healy’s suspension.
“I feel bad for Pat Healy that they took a innocent mans money and I think the guy who took the money is the biggest f** in the world”
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The more things change the more they stay the same especially for the Diaz brothers. UFC officials have announced that lightweight fighter Nate Diaz has been suspended indefinetly for making derogatory remark for a homosexual person on his official Twitter account. “I feel bad for pat Healy that they took a innocent mans money [...]
It appears there’s a problem with homophobia in the UFC.
Nate Diaz was suspended 90 days an fined $20,000 by the UFC after using a homophobic slur in a tweet. Diaz’s tweet was in reaction to the UFC taking away Pat Healy‘s bonus money for Submission of the Night at UFC 159 after testing positive for marijuana. The money was given to Bryan Caraway, who was the target of Diaz’s...
As expected, it didn’t take long for the planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion to distance themselves from Nate Diaz’s (pictured) homophobic tweet. The UFC has indefinitely suspended the lightweight (pictured) for the insensitive post he issued Thursday afternoon.
“We are very disappointed by Nate Diaz’s comments, which are in no way reflective of our organization...
Seems the UFC has suspended fighter Nate Diaz for tweeting that Bryan Caraway is a *** for taking money given to him by the company after it was taken from Pat Healy because he tested positive for...
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UFC suspends Nate Diaz over homophobic tweet.
Alright, let’s try not to turn this into the great ignorant drug debate of 2013. That’s not what this is about. This isn’t even necessarily about the usage of a certain derogatory term made by Nate Diaz in the direction of Bryan Caraway. This all stems from the fact that TRT is getting a giant thumbs up from Athletic Commissions while trace amounts of a drug that isn’t even...