Perhaps nowhere in sports has CBD become as loudly normalized as in mixed martial arts (MMA) — especially in its most prominent league, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

Even before the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) removed CBD from its banned substances list — legitimizing its use in the UFC — fighter Nate Diaz made a powerful statement in favor of its acceptance. In the aftermath of his 2016 majority-decision loss to Conor McGregor, Diaz vaped CBD oil in the ring.

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