Chael Sonnen may not waive his right to a hearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission and will be required to appear at the regulatory body’s next meeting to answer for his UFC 175 drug failures, according to Nevada’s attorney general. Filed under: (...) more
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 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
Chael Sonnen has allegedly failed a second random drug test administered by the Nevada Athletic Commission. more
Less than three weeks after failing a random drug test in Nevada that took him out of UFC 175, and ultimately led to his retirement from MMA, Chael Sonnen has reportedly failed a second test, as well. Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC more
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Things are going from bad to worse for Chael Sonnen, and MMA Fighting has the breaking news: Sonnen, who recently announced his retirement from MMA, was asked to take a blood and urine test on June 5 in Portland, Ore., by the NAC because at the time he was scheduled to fight at UFC 175 on July 5 in Las Vegas. The commission learned earlier this week that Sonnen failed those tests due to the presence of human growth hormone (HGH), recombinant human erythropoietin (EPO), which i more