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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.
Pat Healy failed his UFC 159 post-fight drug test, which means the $65,000 bonus he won for submitting Jim Miller now goes to Bryan Caraway, the only other competitor on the "Jones vs. Sonnen" fight card to pick up a tap.
UFC on FOX 8 fight card update: Michael Chiesa vs. Jorge Masvidal fight set for KeyArena in Seattle, Wash., on July 27, 2013, with Reza Madadi forced to withdraw from Lightweight bout because of visa issues in Sweden.
Pat Healy's biggest night of his career turned bittersweet after failing a drug test for marijuana taken after his win over Jim Miller. The failure will cost Healy not only his win, which has been overturned, but $135,000 in forfeited bonuses.
Pat Healy tested positive for marijuana after Jim Miller fight at UFC 159 on April 27, 2013, in Newark, N.J., issuing a statement for making "poor life choices" and apologizing to mixed martial arts (MMA) community for making major mistake.