The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation and Tuff-N-Uff present first-ever Amateur MMA World Championships starting Monday June 30 through to July 5 during UFC International Fight Week in Las Vegas. more
Watch as former UFC standout Chael Sonnen appears in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday, July 23, to talk about his two failed drug tests. more
South Africa’s Boxing Commission informed Sherdog.com that professional boxers are not allowed to compete in Mixed Martial Arts due to concerns about the safety of the sport. South African boxers curious about trying their luck in MMA will have a hard time transitioning to the sport in their home country.
It appears South Africa's Boxing Commission has explicitly forbid their licensed boxers from competing in Mixed Martial Arts tournaments due to concerns regarding the safety of the sport.
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UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort has been granted a license by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Wednesday at a hearing in Las Vegas. Per commission orders, Belfort cannot compete prior to December, he must fight in Las Vegas for his next bout and is subject to random blood and urine testing no matter where he is. Belfort must also pay for the enhanced testing procedures.
As a result, the UFC announced Wednesday he'll face UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event o more
The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously passed a motion on Wednesday to allow Floyd Mayweather Jr. to become a boxing promoter in the state. more
Retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen was handed a two-year suspension from mixed martial arts by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) at a Wednesday hearing in Las Vegas.
In addition to the suspension, Sonnen will be required to pay any and all doctors' fees for the random drug tests he failed on May 24th and June 5th, as well as be expected to work with the NAC to educate fighters and the commission to improve drug testing measures in the future.
Sonnen will not face any additional monetary pe more
Chael Sonnen was handed a two-year suspension from the sport of mixed martial arts by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday. more
Watch Vitor Belfort's appearance in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission at a hearing on July 23 to apply for a fighting license in Las Vegas. more
He’s won seven straight fights. He’s now 3-0 in the UFC. And in a division that has exactly zero top 10 fighters who are younger than 30, Jared Rosholt knows an opportunity slipped through his hands.Filed under: News, UFC more