Breaking: Nate Diaz suspended over Twitter remark (updated)
Today's Twitter stupidity award goes to Nate Diaz. While his defending of Pat Healy is a popular viewpoint and I think many, if not most, feel sorry for Healy, the fact Bryan Caraway was given a $65,000 bonus for best submission when it was taken from Healy does not make Caraway a villain.
Diaz wrote: "I feel bad for Pat Healy that they took an innocent man's money and I think the guy who took the money is the biggest f-g in the world."
Dana White responded via text and said Diaz would either be fined, suspended or cut. "One or two of those three will happen," he said. White is in Germany right now, returns tomorrow and said the punishment would be decided when he gets back.
10 PM EST Update
The UFC announced that Diaz has been suspended indefinitely:
"We are very disappointed by Nate Diaz's comments, which are in no way reflective of our organization. Nate is currently suspended pending internal investigation and we will provide further comment once the matter has been decided."
Send us a news tip: email@example.com
Note to webmasters/reporters:
When recapping news from this site or from our newsletters, please include a link to www.wrestlingobserver.com
For the most in-depth and detailed news and analysis on pro-wrestling and MMA, always turn to Wrestlingobserver.com/Figure Four Weekly Online, the #1 website of its kind on the Internet.
Members receive online access to both the Wrestling Observer and Figure Four Weekly newsletters and growing archives, Wrestling Observer Radio with Bryan Alvarez and Dave Meltzer three times per week,
the popular Bryan and Vinny Show three times per week, additional radio shows including Figure Four Daily with Alvarez, Mike Coughlin's Five Star Radio, the Dr.
Keith Lipinski Show, The Adam and Mike Big Audio Nightmare, Tough Talk and the Karl Stern Wrestling History Show, the infamous BOARD, and more! Members also have full
access to the thousands of hours of audio in our radio show archives which date back to 2005. For your convenience, we offer secure online payments using your VISA, Mastercard,
American Express, Discover card or PayPal account. Don't miss out on the fun, sign up now!
Don't miss out on the fun, sign up now!
Want full access? QUICK AND EASY SIGN-UP, AS LOW AS $9.99 PER MONTH!