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 officially responded to the Nevada Athletic Commission's amended complaint against him.
According to the complaint, which was first obtained by MMAJunkie.com, Sonnen faces a fine of up to $250,000, the suspension of his license, the requirement to provide a clean drug test should he apply for a license again and expenses related to the complaint after recently failing a second drug test for four banned substances.
On Tuesday, Sonnen's lawyer Jeff Meyer submitted his client's for more
In addition to a previously announced title fight, September’s Bellator 123 event has added some notable names to the fight card.Filed under: Bellator, News more
Vitor Belfort was granted a conditional license by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday, which will allow him to face middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission today handed down a two-year suspension and other punishments to now-retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen following a pair of failed UFC 175 drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC more
LAS VEGAS — The Nevada State Athletic Commission today handed down a largely light punishment to retired UFC star Chael Sonnen.
Sonnen was suspended for two years with no fine. He is required to pay the costs of his drug testing program and for the costs (hotel, flight) of bringing in the NSAC laboratory expert. Sonnen also must work with the commission on educating other fighters under their jurisdiction. The commission meeting, which Bleacher Report attended in person, took place at the Grant more
The Nevada State Athletic Commission put together a star-studded hearing Wednesday. Serial woman abuser (who moonlights two or three times a year as a boxer) Floyd Mayweather, Jr. was the biggest name in attendance. "Money" showed up to ask for the Commission's approval to move forward on starting his own boxing promotion: Mayweather Promotions. Logically, that should have resulted in serious questions regarding his history of out-of-the-ring violence (which most recently surfaced in May when hi 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