The UFC has concluded their internal inquiries with regard to Nate Diaz’s homophobic slur on twitter on Thursday. The UFC has suspended the fighter for 90 days and they have also fined him $20,000. The money will be donated to charity. The full text of the statement from the UFC is posted in full.
UFC lightweight Nate Diaz has received an immediate 90-day suspension and $20,000 fine for violating the UFC’s fighter code of conduct. The language used in his tweet was regrettable, offensive and inconsistent with the values and culture of the organization, and is not tolerated.
The money will be donated to charity.