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By Ron Dicker
The Huffington Post

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is putting a chokehold on slurs against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

The mixed martial arts fighting league suspended Nate Diaz after he called another fighter “the biggest fag in the world” on Twitter Thursday, according to

The 28-year-old Diaz, a 155-pounder with a 16-9 record, posted the message after fellow fighter Pat Healy lost his bonus money from a recent victory because he tested positive for marijuana. The money was given to Bryan Caraway, whom Diaz later targeted on Twitter.

“We are very disappointed by Nate Diaz’s comments, which are in no way reflective of our organization,” the UFC wrote in a widely circulated statement. “Nate is currently suspended pending internal investigation and we will provide further comment once the matter has been decided.”

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