UFC fighter Nick Diaz suspended five years for marijuana use

UFC fighter Nick Diaz has been suspended for five-years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday for marijuana use.

Diaz was also fined $165,000 fine in his third suspension for usage of the illegal substance.

Diaz, who tested positive for marijuana after a loss via decision to Anderson Silva in UFC 183 in January, was also penalized for marijuana use in 2006 and 2012.

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