Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 5/18/13
The good news for Nate Diaz (pictured), he’s still employed by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. The bad news for the lightweight, his bank account is $20,000 lighter and he was issued a 90-day suspension for the homophobic tweet he sent Thursday. “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 UFC expressed in a prepared statement. “The language used in his tweet was regrettable, offensive and inconsistent with the values and culture of the organization, and is not tolerated.” Just two days after Pat Healy revealed he tested positive for marijuana following last month’s submission victory over Jim Miller, which cost “Bam Bam” $130,000 in Fight Night bonuses, Diaz, one of the UFC’s most notorious medical marijuana smokers, came to Healy’s defense. Diaz was all good until he decided to throw in the homophobic F-word. “I feel bad for pat Healy that they took a innocent mans money and I think
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