Interesting: Big John on medical marijuana

Here’s a fun topic. Medical marijuana. MMA referee to the stars Big John McCarthy’s wife uses medical marijuana for Lupus and he isn’t shy about his opinions on it. McCarthy recently spoke to Vegas Cannabis and even touched on marijuana in MMA. The understanding of concussions and their severity is one of the big hurdles facing all combat … Read more

Floyd Mayweather on Nick Diaz: ‘Let that man smoke weed and enjoy his life’

It seems everyone is taking up for Nick Diaz these days after he got a five-year suspension (and hefty fine) for smoking weed, while his opponent got a one year suspension for steroids. UFC color commentator Joe Rogan slammed the athletic commission, Ronda Rousey spoke out about it, Medical Cannabis Advocacy Groups are calling for a boycott of … Read more

Matt Riddle cut by UFC after failed drug test

Matt Riddle is the latest name on the ever growing list of UFC roster trimmings after testing positive for marijuana. This is the second time in as many years that Riddle has failed a post-fight drug screening, having also tested positive for marijuana after his UFC 149 win against Chris Clements. Riddle is coming off a close decision victory over Che Mills at UFC on FUEL 7 earlier in February; however, this failed test will now see the bout re-classified as a no contest.

Live stream: Will Nick Diaz show up at today’s UFC 158 press conference? Tune in to find out

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is holding a press conference today in Montreal, Quebec, Canada for “UFC 158: St-Pierre vs. Diaz”, which is scheduled to take place March 16 at the Bell Centre. Tickets go on sale this week and UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and challenger Nick Diaz are scheduled to appear at today’s presser to kick things off and get the Canadians hyped up to buy some tickets. Today’s presser is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. ET (7 a.m. PT). Tune in to the live stream to find out if Nick actually shows up this time!

Video: NSAC Director Kizer talks Overeem suspension

Following the NSAC’s decision Tuesday to suspend UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem for a failed drug test, ProMMAnow.com and a small group of MMA media spoke with Executive Director Keith Kizer about the ruling.