Earlier today Nick Diaz’s camp made headlines arguing that the Quebec Commission relaxed their rules regarding weigh-ins by allowing a weight as high as 170.9 pounds to be rounded down to 170. This was apparently announced shortly before the scheduled weigh in arguably prejudicing a fighter who unnecessarily cut an extra pound. The second issue raised related … More The GSP / Diaz Weigh-In and Drug Test Controversy – My Two Cents
In case there aren’t enough reasons to avoid illegal Performance Enhancing Drugs, their use may also open the door to civil or criminal repercussions following otherwise lawful MMA bouts. You need look no further than the aftermath of the McSorley/Brashear altercation or the Bertuzzi/Moore incident to recognize that the law sets limits to consent of harm in sports. … More Does failing to disclose illegal PED use take away consent in MMA?