Found May 19, 2013 on Cleveland Sports 360:
PLAYERS: Nate Diaz
While we don’t agree with using racial slurs to describe people, we do agree that as American’s we have rights. Part of those rights include “Freedom of Speech.” As an American we are free to express our opinions verbally as we choose. Isn’t that what Nate Diaz did when he took to twitter and called another fighter; “The Biggest *** in the World.” He was expressing his personal opinion, something that is covered in our first amendment rights.  What is a *** anyway? The English have used the term for years to describe cigarettes. It was people who turned it into a slang saying to describe gay men. The point is an organization shouldn’t be allowed to take away a person’s right to make a living, by steeping on their first amendment rights.  Diaz makes his living fighting in the UFC. While the UFC certainly has the right to put rules in place to curtail certain language, they shouldn’t be allowed to take away a person’s earning potential from expressing their opinions. That is what makes A

Diaz fined, suspended for slur

Nate Diaz was fined and suspended for using a gay slur in a tweet directed at another fighter. Read more about what he did.

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Good ol’ Nate Diaz. Just a regular dude! He never pays taxes and sits around his house playing nunchucks all day. Also, just like us, he does not always think about what he is typing before he hits the “tweet” button.Or he does, and he’s just ignorant. Also just like us.Y’see, Pat Healy got Submission of the Night at UFC 159 but had his $65,000 bonus forfeited to Bryan...

UFC Suspends, Fines Nate Diaz for Homophobic Slur in Tweet

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...

News: UFC Suspends Nate Diaz for 90 Days with $20,000 Fine

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...

Nate Diaz Fined $20,000, Suspended For 90 Days For Tweet

The UFC announced Nate Diaz’s punishment and it is much more severe than fellow fighter Matt Mitrione.  Here is what the organization had to say on the matter in a statement released Friday afternoon. 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...

UFC suspends Nate Diaz for *** tweet, his manager defends

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... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Nate Diaz Suspended Due To Tweet

Nate Diaz has been suspended by the UFC due to an inappropriate tweet he posted Thursday afternoon. It appears that a suspension could be the least of his worries. When Dana White was asked by MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer what the end result was going to be, this was the response: “We are going to fine, [...]

Cat Zingano And On Lookers Say Bryan Caraway Intentionally Elbowed Her In The Head At Weigh Ins

This has not been a good couple of days to Bryan Caraway’s public image.  First he was ridiculed by Nate Diaz calling him a gay slur for campaigning to get Healy’s bonus money following his positive test for marijuana.  Second he was accused of selling PED’s in the past, and now Cat Zingano and her camp are accusing Caraway, who is dating Zingano’s most recent opponent...

Nate Diaz suspended for calling fellow UFC fighter, ‘biggest *** in the world’

Nate Diaz’ Suspension Details Revealed + FX 8 Weigh-Ins

– ZUFFA, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), released following statement today in regards to lightweight fighter Nate Diaz. Diaz has been suspended over using a derogatory, homophobic slur on Twitter earlier this week: 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...
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