Originally posted on 5thRound.com  |  Last updated 3/14/13
The most basic rule in baseball couldn’t be any more black and white – three strikes and you’re out. In the UFC there’s a little gray area – three positive marijuana tests and you’re “probably” out.  When UFC president Dana White was asked following Thursday’s press conference if he would be forced to fire Nick Diaz (pictured) if the welterweight top contender flunked a third drug exam because of marijuana, White indecisively responded by stating “probably.” Diaz ends his year-long marijuana suspension Saturday by challenging reigning welterweight king Georges St-Pierre for his crown at UFC 158. His urinalysis came up positive for marijuana metabolites after losing to Carlos Condit for the vacant interim title at UFC 143 in February 2012. It wasn’t an isolated incident for the habitual medical marijuana smoker. Following his upset victory over Takanori Gomi at Pride 33, the Nevada State Athletic Commission overturned his win to a no contest after traces of THC were found in his syst
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