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Nick Diaz: Everyone Is On Drugs…Look Around


(Props: ProMMA.info)
 

Nick Diaz participated in yesterday’s Strikeforce conference call and thank God someone was savvy enough to ask him a question about weed and then get out of the way and let him go.  There’s nothing quite like a good, completely insane Nick Diaz rant to really make you stop and realize that absolutely everybody, everywhere is on drugs, or else they’re an alcoholic.  I didn’t even think about it until Nick said it.

Here are some other nuggets of wisdom to come out of Diaz’s mouth in this one answer to one question about how smoking weed is different than taking pain pills:

– The blood flow stimulated by coughing when you smoke weed might be the healthiest thing you do all day…if you are fat or have cancer.
– He’s not a fucking doctor or scientist.
– He has a lot of friends who do a lot of drugs.
– If you smoke cigarettes, Nick hopes you die of cancer.  He really does.


We don’t get a chance to hear the follow-up question after this epic answer, but one assumes it was, “Nick, are you high right now?”

I really love that you can hear someone, hopefully on Diaz’s end of the phone, laughing hysterically during this answer.  That’s the best thing you can do when Diaz goes off like this.  Just sit back and enjoy the ride. 

Comments

  1. Dana White is a HOMO Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:10


    Stocton BABY! I think Nick should run for the mayor of Stocton! Nate can be his first lady... I would love to hear their plan on education reform...
  2. Crap Factory Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:14


    It's Stockton nimrod.
  3. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:15


    If he were to run for mayor i think his slogan should be, "Hey, Hey, Hey. Smoke weed every day."
  4. J-Dog Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:26


    He was definitely high during that call
  5. Lysol Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:27


    Someone was laughing during the answer? I was laughing too hard to even notice.
  6. Ample Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:29


    Weed is great...but not 24/7. Home boy needs to take a break cuse it has appreaed to cause him and his younger brother to have speech impediments. How the fuck does weed cause it? I guess you really can smoke to much
  7. mayhem420 Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:30


    - He’s not a fucking doctor or scientist. - He has a lot of friends who do a lot of drugs. - If you smoke cigarettes, Nick hopes you die of cancer. He really does. Ooook everyone I know that did or does drugs smokes cigarettes.... they kind of go hand in hand. Guess he must not like his friedns to much... wait... does Nick like anyone besides himself?
  8. WarpedAcorn Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:32


    As his first official act, Mayor Diaz would change the official city bird.
  9. Dana White is a HOMO Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:33


    @ Crap Factory.. Thanks for the correction.. I forgot to mention I am a product of the STOCKTON Education System... 209 BABY!!
  10. smashfacekillah Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:43


    I think he is absolutley right. I personally take several bong rips after every time I train. Its the best thing ther is for recovery. It will speed up you metabolism and make you an over all better person. I do not take any other drugs (except a few beers every now and then), pills are not natural they will harm your soul. So all of you fucks who talk shit about stoners. Why dont you throw away your whole music collection, every piece of art you have ever seen, every poem and good book gone. These things would not be here if it wasnt for this wonderful plant. Thank you and please try to open your closed minds.
  11. Sacto J Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 09:45


    I find it hilarious that weed would be considered a 'performance enhancing' drug. Anyone who gets high before a fight will probably tap quick so that they can go sit on their butt and get their snack on. Shamrock should be thanking Nick for smoking. Per Stockton, its not the ghetto that its made out to be, but it sure isn't Beverly Hills either.
  12. Oatmeal Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:10


    as someone who has dealt with the growing and cultivating process of marijuana, hence smoked a whole lot of marijuana...i can tell you , there's no way it is going to physically enhance your performance. unless your a skinny fuck who needs to gain some muscle... however it will induce positive thinking and/or make people philosophize and think "outside the box" , which this world lacks greatly. also it tends put one more in touch with there spirit in the moment...so all around it can be positive, if respected and smoked in moderation. that said i currently do not smoke marijuana, at least until April 20..
  13. Hamma Fist Elbow Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:19


    You want some weed? Don't be scared, homey.
  14. PurplePickle Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:20


    If you are highly excitable, anything that allows focus and concentration could be a performance enhancer. Weed made me dig into a couch, but for someone like Diaz it might allow him to focus his energy rather than spaz out.
  15. chaplin Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:23


    nick doesn't say he 'wants' u to die of cancer if u smoke cigarettes. he said he 'wonders' if u would die, if u just smoked pure tobacco without all the additives in the tobacco plus in the paper they use to roll it up with. it's a good points actually. so many chemicals in that shit. i like nick. he's a freak of nature though. the most active pot head on the planet. i don't know many (see: ANY) potheads that can do triathlons, WHILE high. he enjoys that shit. i would keel over and die.
  16. Truth2Pwr Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:39


    I gotta say, the Diaz brothers are guys that I love to hate. I can't abide the disrespect towards their opponents. But they are bad ass fighters, fun as hell to watch in the octagon, and funnier than hell whenever they open their mouths.
  17. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:43


    Hahahaha everytime I read or hear an interview or see the Diaz' brothers fight..It's ritual to spark one up. THESE GUYS ARE BADASS!!!!
  18. chaplin Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:49


    you're from stockton, went to school there, and you can't spell it?
  19. C-Bus Allstar Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:52


    As someone who regularly smokes marijuana and trains regularly (not professionally), I would have to agree with Nick. If you are a fat lazy bastard and all you do is sit around your house all day and smoke pot, smoking pot may be the most healthy thing you do in the day. That said, in my particular case and experience, marijuana does not inhibit lung capacity like smoking a cigarette would, and in fact, increases oxygen flow and mental focus. There have been MANY occasions when I've smoked pot, and then went to train and had a better day training than the day before when I was completely sober. I do not smoke cigarettes, I do not drink. I do enjoy working out whilst stoned though. It allows you to focus better on form, and it's entirely possible that the pain-reducing effect from the pot allows me to train harder than I normally would. In that way, I think that it could possibly be a "performance-enhancing" drug. However, I don't think that the pain reducing effect from marijuana is powerful enough to be even remotely considered along the lines of a vicodin or a percocet.
  20. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 11:07


    It's great to see so many people that write as incoherently as Nick talks. Seriously though, Nick is great. It's good to see anyone, let alone a professional athlete, that actually says what their thinking, however wacked it may be.
  21. Matt Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 11:21


    smashfacekillah Says: Fri, 04/03/2009 - 09:43 I think he is absolutley right. I personally take several bong rips after every time I train. Its the best thing ther is for recovery. It will speed up you metabolism and make you an over all better person. I do not take any other drugs (except a few beers every now and then), pills are not natural they will harm your soul. So all of you fucks who talk shit about stoners. Why dont you throw away your whole music collection, every piece of art you have ever seen, every poem and good book gone. These things would not be here if it wasnt for this wonderful plant. Thank you and please try to open your closed minds. I can't tell if your joking or not about the art and poetry lines. Thats a pretty bold statement to make.
  22. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 11:23


    Weed is fantastic
  23. NateGetsIrate Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 11:23


    If you're reading this that means you either have: 1. A love for dick and fart jokes; 2. A slightly used jiu-jitsu gi from that one school you went to but haven't been back to in a while cuz of that bad neck/back/knee/elbow of yours; 3. A laptop that freezes up from all the porn sites you view. 4. Family Guy DVR'ed; and/or 5. A lava lamp
  24. Darwin Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 11:33


    Think how good your jiu jitsu game would be if you just relaxed more ... hmm... ;)
  25. Fedor sucks Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 11:34


    Man nick diaz is such a fucking idiot, his brother is less of an idiot. But is also still as fucking stupid.i really with that these 2 dumb fucks would just headbutt themselves to death. Fucking Morons. PS Fedor sucks balls, stupid fucking russian
  26. IowanForMMA Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 11:36


    I heard the same thing, he wonders about the toxic cigarette additive crap killing people, not wanting them to die ala some War Machine tirade. Nick rules...he's an ethical SOB in his own way.
  27. Pedrovsky Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 12:00


    Since when everyone who does drugs smoke cigarettes? I smoke a lot of weed but I never even consider cigarettes.
  28. Hairy mouse Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 12:46


    WTF are you trying to say? Do you sprecken ze englais? First you contradict yourself by saying that Nick is less of an idiot, but also still as fuckin stupid. Then following that you say something about wanting to be with them 2 dumb fucks headbutting themselves to death. Well sounds like you've got a good headstart on that!! :D PS Fedor sucks, sucks balls. Stupid ignoramous.
  29. slapjaw ackrite Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 12:56


    Marijuana, like any drug, affects different people in different ways. From what I can tell, someone with anxiety problems will have heightened anxiety most of the time from smoking; sometimes, though, it may mellow them out. Joe Rogan has said that weed can help focus, for instance on jits, and help think of moves/counters etc. that you wouldn't otherwise think of. Keep in mind Eddie Bravo, Rogan's friend and a known stoner, is one of the most creative jits guys out there. I agree with C-Bus Allstar. I used to smoke before workouts. I found it hard to start, but once I did I would focus more and wouldn't want to stop. Myself, I don't smoke anymore, its something I grew out of. But I don't hate on it. I believe it is beneficial to some. The ones that swear by it, though, and absolutely have to have it or they freak out, are the ones that should leave it alone imo.
  30. maxwell Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:00


    wtf. marijuana contains more tar than cigarettes, although a lot less of the other nasty chemicals. smoking weed is not healthy, in any way. It coats your throat and (more importantly) lungs with nasty ass tar and other plant resins, reducing the effectiveness of your lungs. It doesn't matter how much it increases blood flow if that blood is severely depleted of oxygen. stfu and don't try and argue this retarded point. Now, I don't doubt that thc and cannabinoids can have many beneficial effects, but SMOKING ANYTHING IS HARMFUL. p.s. I smoke weed and cigarettes.
  31. smashfacekillah Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:03


    @ Matt No joke
  32. maxwell Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:05


    also claiming all art and literature was made by stoners is the stupidest fucking thing i've ever heard. And thanks for that compelling medical advice! If you could show me the peer-reviewed papers regarding this soul-hurting effect that would be awesome. thx.
  33. smashfacekillah Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:12


    Im fucking high so suck a dick.
  34. smashfacekillah Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:13


    Maybe if you were high you wouldnt need to suck a dick. But your not so suck a dick.
  35. Duffman Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:24


    smoking weed and weight training, ftw!! don't get as good of sessions when i'm sober but man does weed keep me focused and persistant...big supporter of training high, but anything done in excess is not good for you...actually...fuck that, show me one person who overdosed on smoking too much weed...oh wait...that has still yet to happen
  36. eat my buns Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:37


    He is high as a fucking kite
  37. MAD MIKE Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 01:44


    WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  38. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 02:43


    - If you smoke cigarettes, Nick hopes you die of cancer. He really does. He didnt' say that. He said he WONDERS if people would die of cancer if they smoked STRAIGHT tabacco instead of what is in cigarettes
  39. Anonymous420 Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 02:50


    yall dudes are trippin on reality weed's not even a drug, its a herb that gives thc ;)
  40. jdavis Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 03:07


    pot-logic is always entertaining
  41. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 04:57


    Stockton is a total shit hole. I love that the Diaz's are from there. It's perfect. They are great. Nick is going to DO WORK on Shamrock and I am going to love it.
  42. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 05:02


    maxwell is right on with the harmful effects of smoking weed....you can still get lung, throat, mouth, tongue cancer from just smoking pot and nothing else...smoking ANYTHING is harmful to the body...investing in a good vaporizer or learning to cook with marijuana will help you get to where you want to be without all the nasty smoke and tar...marijuana definitely has beneficial and legitimate medical usage but the facts are most people who smoke pot abuse the drug...and some of the "pro-marijuana" viewpoints here are so beyond ridiculous they make my head hurt. I guess i'll go take a few advil and hope they don't "harm my soul"
  43. Anonymous Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 05:58


    yes marijuana does effect ppl differently, but not all marijuana is the same .There is types of marijuana that will help some ppl get energy ,and there also types of marijuana that help with other stuff like helping u go to sleep or eat .Theres also cross breeds that have a variation of both. Right now though the bud i got is a medicinal kush and it makes u very tired and hungry and is good for pain .it does not have any performance enhancing abilities no matter who smokes it ,but a few weeks ago i had this shit (unknown strain) that would keep me up all night.I like to smoke when i get really tired just to have an extra nice sleep but i would smoke this shit when i was tired and it would wake me right up and give me more energy. So now u know not all marijuana is the same there are thousands and thousands of cross breeds and variations, that all produce sometimes similar and sometimes not similar highs.
  44. gvd Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:51


    lol everyone who's arguing that weed is GOOD for you... what a fucking joke. I've seen enough lives screwed up from gateway shit. You just THINK it's good for you trust me up until you start smoking it every day and take a bong rip every 15 minutes and realize how fucked you're getting and either fuck your life up or start doing harder drugs to get that initial high back. fucking joke...
  45. gvd Says:

    Fri, 04/03/09 - 10:52


    yes and the fact that dealers will lace your shit to make you more addicted to it with cocaine meth heroin etc etc
  46. Anonymous Says:

    Sat, 04/04/09 - 12:09


    gvd marijuana isnt really a gateway drug ,ppl get the misconception that it is .Truth is that ppl who have gotten onto harder drugs probably wouldve been doing those drugs if marijuana never existed. You dont really smoke a joint and go hey lets get some blow just doesnt happen very often. If u wanna talk about a gateway drug lets talk about alcohol it impairs ur judgement to an extent that marijuana never could .It also gives you the courage and carelessness to do stupid ass shit that u would never do sober or stoned on some good weed. Also ,weed doesnt get laced very often .theres no need to lace it if ur growing good weed also its not very practical when most of the weed going around is from pure cash croppers who wouldnt waste the extra money ,time and energy to lace ur weed when they can already unload it at 2000$ plus per pound .U might find some asshole or 2 doing it but its very very rare .Around here ppl wanna sell u good ,tasty enjoyable weed . weed is becoming harder and harder to get ,theres lots of smokers and not enough growers so if u have weed it will sell u dont need to lace it.
  47. Anonymous Says:

    Sat, 04/04/09 - 12:22


    oh one more thing to the ppl who think marijuana gives cancer .Marijuana does not give u cancer of any kind it is not good for your lungs but it does NOT give u or contain cancer causing agents ,but it can give u bronchitis which isnt good but its not cancer and no kind of smoke is good for the lungs but cigarette smoke i find is way more harmful for the lungs then marijuana smoke. And listen im not saying smoke pot cause it really isnt for everybody ,but dont try to talk about a subject u clearly know nothing about and dont misinform ppl with information thats not true.
  48. Anonymous Says:

    Sat, 04/04/09 - 12:51


    You have no idea what you are talking about. Which makes it worse because you are trying to weigh someone else's life by your seriously handicapped version.
  49. Anonymous Says:

    Sat, 04/04/09 - 12:51


    Talking to GVD there...
  50. Ketamine 4Kids Says:

    Sat, 04/04/09 - 06:48


    So honestly, GVD, Alcohol is any better? It's legal, but ten times more destructive than weed could ever be. Is it the true 'gateway' drug? I would say more than any other substance, people experiment with booze before trying weed, coke, etc. Personally, I feed my little ones tranquilizers so they keep off my weed stash, but that's to counteract the Riddlin my docs got them on(ADD sucks), so who am I to talk....I'm going to go smoke a b-hit and think about it.
  51. ussganja Says:

    Sat, 04/18/09 - 08:58


    amen lol bong rips
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