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 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.
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!