Nate Diaz responds to "fag" Tweet that resulted in $20,000 fine and 90-day suspension through Mike Kogan, his manager, who questioned UFC's Code of Conduct and revealed that neither him nor Diaz feel remorse for the loss of social media translation.
Bryan Caraway responds to Cat Zingano elbow with statement, denies backstage incident at TUF 17 Finale weigh-in and clarifies remarks that may have been misinterpreted about marijuana following Pat Healy's positive UFC 159 drug test.
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UFC lightweight Nate Diaz has been fined $20,000 and suspended 90 days by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) for his offensive Twitter message directed at Bryan Caraway on Thursday (May 16, 2013).
Nate Diaz was suspended by UFC for using a slur against homosexuals, but his manager, Mike Kogan, insists it wasn't meant in that context. Where they roll, in northern Cali, "fag" means "punk" or "bitch." Turns out it's just a big misunderstanding!
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 defends Pat Healy after "Bam Bam" was stripped of his UFC 159 "Fight Night" bonus money after he tested positive for marijuana in the post-fight drug test. Diaz also took the time to fire a gay slur toward ‘the guy who took the money.’
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.
UFC lightweight Nate Diaz is not happy at all with Pat Healy losing his bonus money after testing positive for marijuana, and he is incredibly displeased with Bryan Caraway for "accepting" his unexpected Submission of the Night award.