Nick Diaz’s petition for judicial review denied by Nevada court

Thursday, February 21, 2013

It is all over!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight number one contender, Nick Diaz, fought the law — and the law won. Specifically, Keith Kizer and the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), named as respondents in a lawsuit filed by Diaz in Clark County last April.

His grievance?

Diaz was suspended by the NSAC after testing positive for marijuana metabolites following his five round unanimous decision loss to Carlos Condit at UFC 143, which was held on Feb. 4, 2012 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The NSAC also claimed Diaz lied on his pre-fight questionnaire (click here to see a copy), by checking “no” on a box asking if he took or received any prescription medication two weeks prior to weighing in.

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