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Cody Mackenzie accuses Nevada State Athletic Commission of sexual harassment

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Last week, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Featherweight contender Cody Mackenzie was banned four years by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for submitting a fake urine sample prior to his most recent scheduled fight.

Now, Cody is accusing NSAC of sexual harassment following an alleged inappropriate situation between he and a member of the athletic governing body that occurred during the collection of the urine sample.

“They said if I didn’t piss in a cup right before my fight — literally I was warming up — my fight was about to happen in five minutes and they’re yelling at me, telling me I need to take the piss test and I’m like, ‘No, I can’t take a piss right now. I’m warming up for my fight. I’ve never f*ckin’ taken a piss in my life before a fight,” said Cody in an interview with MMA Fighting.

“I’ve fought for 15 years. Leave me alone. We start fighting back and forth, they started saying we’re not going to let you fight unless you f*ckin’ piss in the cup. So I f*ckin’ just went in the bathroom and poured something in the cup and it was funny because I was telling them I wasn’t going to let them watch me pee,” he continued.

That’s when Cody says one of the commission members did the unthinkable.

“And one of the [commission inspectors] whipped out his f*ckin’ dick, ‘cause he’s like, ‘Oh, it’s not that f*ckin’ hard.’ And he takes his dick out and shakes his dick at me. I was like, ‘Dude, that’s f*ckin’ sexual harassment.’ You can’t do that. That’s bullshit, you know? There was five or six witnesses standing right there. Nothing ever came out about it. I talked to the commission about it countless times, they just keep saying there’s an investigation going on, which I haven’t heard a thing about it, they won’t talk to me about any of it. I’m like, ‘You guys are ridiculous. You guys are f*ckin’ crazy.’ That’s nuts to me. You don’t pull your dick out and shake it at somebody, especially in this day and age.”

“Backstage, there was probably six of us standing around and this older guy got all pissed at me because I said I wasn’t going to piss right in front of people because I never have had to before and he got all mad at me and he whipped out his dick and shook it at me,” McKenzie said. “And not for a short amount of time. He was yelling at me while he’s shaking his dick at me.

“They haven’t fired the guy that I’ve heard of, I haven’t heard of any repercussions coming their way. It’s just a bunch of bullshit. The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s just a joke.”

NSAC chairmen Bob Bennett has denied the allegations.

“[McKenzie’s] allegations are not accurate,” Bennett said. “We’re currently looking into the matter accordingly. At the current time, that inspector is no longer working events for us.”

Furthermore, Cody is upset with NSAC after breaking an alleged agreement between them.

“I’m just mad at the commission. We’ve been going back-and-forth for a while. They promised me that if I showed them the fake pee that they wouldn’t tell the media. That it wouldn’t get out, that it would just be between us. They lied to me there. They told me I’d be able to fight if I pulled it out. They lied to me up and down. It was just a bunch of BS that was going on there. The commission is out of control. They’re terrible. They say they’re here for our safety, but they’ve let me get ripped off my entire career.”

Bennett denied that such an agreement was made with Cody. For Mackenzie, this is the latest bizarre incident for the former Ultimate Fighter (TUF) contestant who is 1-7 in his last eight outings. According to “AK Kid,” his fight at Tuff-N-Uff was set to be the final fight of his career.

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