After several hours of chaos, debate and speculation, the UFC 143 post fight drug test results have come back. Main event fight Nick Diaz has tested positive for THC aka Marijuana. This is the second time Diaz has tested positive in the state of Nevada post fight for Marijuana. As a repeat offender,he may be subject to harsher penalty, such as a year suspension.
The below statement was sent to the media by executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Keith Kizer,
The following athletes were tested: Nick Diaz, Carlos Condit, Fabricio Werdum, Josh Koscheck, Renan Barao, Ed Herman, Dustin Poirier, Max Hollaway, Matt Riddle, Henry Martinez, Edwin Figueroa, Alex Caceres, Matt Brown, Chris Cope, Rafael Natal, Michael Kuiper, Stephen Thompson and Dan Stittgen. All results received thus far have been negative, except Mr. Diaz tested positive for marijuana metabolites. A complaint for disciplinary action against Mr. Diaz has been filed.