Tag: UFC

Is marijuana a performance-enhancing drug for UFC fighters?

Nick Diaz at the pre-fight press conference for UFC 143

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has banned UFC welterweight fighter Nick Diaz from fighting in the state of Nevada for the next five years after testing positive for marijuana before a fight.   In January, Diaz was given three drug tests on the night of his fight with mixed martial artist Anderson Silva. Two tests done… Read More

UFC 170: Rousey Wins Over McMann By First Round TKO

Rousey and McMann square off after weigh ins. UFC.com.

  Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) star “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey, 27, successfully defended her Bantamweight Championship belt against UFC ranked number four, Sara McMann, 33, on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas . This victory comes just two months after Rousey’s highly publicized fight against UFC ranked number two fighter, Meisha Tate.… Read More