UFC.com has updated its "official" consensus rankings following this past Saturday's UFC 161 event (now with two contributions from MMAmania.com). Check out the big movers and shakers inside and let the debate begin!
While losing $130,000 in bonus money isn't an easy thing to get over, Pat Healy understands rules are rules and says he's just relieved he wasn’t cut from the UFC ranks after testing positive for marijuana after defeating Jim Miller at UFC 159.
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The decision to rescind Pat Healy's $130,000 bonuses sparked controversy across the MMA community, but on Thursday UFC President Dana White vehemently defended the way in which the situation was handled.
Nate Diaz could either be "fined, suspended or cut" by the UFC this morning. Regardless, Diaz's manager Mike Kogan defended his client and urged his followers to look up the offending slur on Urban Dictionary.
Nate Diaz suspended for calling Bryan Caraway "the biggest fag in the world" on Twitter for accepting UFC 159 bonus that was intended for Pat Healy. UFC President Dana White also weighed in, saying former No. 1 Lightweight contender could be cut.
Nate Diaz is the latest fighter upset about Pat Healy's punishment over his positive marijuana test, tweeting his support for Healy before hurling a homophobic slur indirectly at the "guy who took the money" on Twitter.