This seems like a long suspension.
Nick Diaz, a UFC fighter in California, has been suspended from the sport for five years because of the third marijuana-related offense of his career.
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Diaz, 32, essentially received a lifetime ban with the five-year suspension, since he'll be facing an uphill battle when he's allowed to come back to the sport at 37 years old.
The ban, which nearly was a lifetime penalty before members of the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted to make it five years, really irked Diaz, who is 26-9 as a professional MMA fighter.
After the hearing, Diaz unleashed, saying:
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