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UFC News: Ronda Rousey blasts Nevada commission for handling of Nick Diaz case

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On SB Nation's Submission Radio, UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey expressed her feelings about the NAC's punishment for Nick Diaz that will see him suspended for 5 years and fined 165,000 USD. Submission Radio has the full clip of Ronda's comments below with a partial transcript for your use.


"It's so not right for him to be suspended five years for marijuana."

"I'm against them testing for weed at all. It's not a performance-enhancing drug. It has nothing to do with athletic competition. It's only tested for political reasons. They say, 'Oh, it's only for your safety to keep you from hurting yourself because you're out there.' Why don't they test for all of the other things that could possibly hurt us?"

"Nick is a very close and dear friend of mine, so of course I'm going to defend him, but  it’s so unfair if one person tests for steroids that could actually really hurt a person and the other person smokes a plant that makes them happy. He gets suspended for five years, whereas the guy that could hurt someone gets a slap on the wrist. It’s not fair. It’s not fair at all."

"I can’t believe this isn't being said more. I think they really should free Nick Diaz, but it’s not (the UFC's) decision either."