In what can only be regarded as an insane, utterly grotesque abuse of power, the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed out one of the most severe punishments in its history – a 5 year suspension for MMA fighter Nick Diaz who tested positive for marijuana metabolites following his fight with Anderson Silva.
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Over the past week, the world of Mixed Martial Arts has been rocked to its core by the revelation that Anderson Silva, widely recognized as the greatest Martial Artist in history, had tested positive for Drostanolone and Adrostane metabolites before his fight with Nick Diaz.
Assuming Silva’s test result is correct, why would an athlete of his stature take such a stupid risk?