Washington AC: We don't have rules that address a toothpick

source: bloodyelbow.com
 

UFC Lightweight Ben Henderson had a fantastic performance at UFC on FOX 5 in his title defense against Nate Diaz. Henderson dominated Diaz through the 25 minute bout and he did it all with a toothpick in his mouth. In the post-fight interview, Joe Rogan asked Ben about having the toothpick to which the champ replied, "No, that would be dangerous", but it became clear at the press conference that he definitely had.

Speculation began immediately regarding how the Washington Athletic commission would respond to the champ bringing a foreign object into the cage with him. Brent Okamoto of ESPN.com revealed their decision Monday on Twitter:

Statement from Washington commission on Toothpickgate: We will not be investigating. We do not have any rules that address a toothpick.

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sniper1026 site profile image  

12/11/12 8:13 PM by sniper1026

lol!

Rafael135 site profile image  

12/11/12 5:53 PM by Rafael135

Posts like this is what makes me wish I could vote up on an iPhone.

A bailie site profile image  

12/11/12 5:01 PM by A bailie

Put it on the phantom cam?

bpelfrey site profile image  

12/11/12 4:22 PM by bpelfrey

For anyone that thinks this is or should be an issue i must say, your a whole new breed of stupid! Find things to talk about in mma that actually matter!

I got raped in jail and I loved it site profile image  

12/11/12 4:12 PM by I got raped in jail and I loved it

they probably will make a rule against it now, lol

Hocky Balboa site profile image  

12/11/12 4:05 PM by Hocky Balboa

Or a dildo shot out of a cannon?      

Wu Massacre site profile image  

12/11/12 3:51 PM by Wu Massacre

Definitely unacceptable and most likely being dealt with behind the scenes. They aren't supposed to have anything on their bodies other than the approved gear and definitely not anything inside their mouth.

BlueOnBlack site profile image  

12/11/12 3:46 PM by BlueOnBlack

TTT for Paste-Pot-Pete (aka The Trapster!)

adamscheulen site profile image  

12/11/12 3:40 PM by adamscheulen

This just in! You can do peds during a fight and it won't show up on the post fight drug test-50% of the ug

1a1 site profile image  

12/11/12 12:57 PM by 1a1

Sometimes i love this place..... If a rational person read this thread they would swear its satire...... Sadly its not