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UFC fighter fined, suspended because NSAC is dumb and hates potheads

I know the tightwads who run Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) would never read any of my word vomit so this is probably a waste of time, but man ... get with the fucking program already.

UFC newcomer Trevin Jones stepped up on just a few days notice to do the promotion a solid and fight highly-touted prospect Timur Valiev at a catchweight of 140 pounds, and as a result got fined $1,800 and suspended for nearly five months.

All thanks to a positive test for (gasp) marijuana.

That’s according to a report from MMA Junkie, which also brings word that Jones’ win at UFC on ESPN 15 was overturned to a “No Contest.” I’m not saying the rules don’t have to be followed, but even United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) admitted that marijuana penalties are dumb.

Then again, these are the same people who almost got away with this.

“The only thing I smoked was my opponent!” Jones wrote on social media. “Thank you UFC for investing in me. I’ll see you guys out there in January.”

That’s a “Five Star” attitude.

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