With UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier’s grudge match postponed, the Nevada State Athletic Commission is holding off on a review of their infamous melee. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) handed down medical suspensions to six fighters in the aftermath of WSOF 12, including a 45-day sentence to lightweight headliner Lewis Gonzalez.
Gonzalez, who suffered a brutal first-round knockout loss to Luis Palomino in Saturday night's main event, will be held out until September 24th due to lacerations the 26-year-old sustained on his scalp and right eyelid during the contest.
In addition to Gonzalez, five other competitors received medical suspensions read news >>
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions stemming from the World Series of Fighting 12 event on Monday. Two fighters face a potential six-month suspension read news >>
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the fighter earnings from World Series of Fighting 12 on Monday, which took place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Aug. 9. read news >>
Nevada Athletic Commission officials released the payroll for WSOF 12 on Monday, and it was veteran middleweight Elvis Mutapcic who led the earnings list.
Mutapcic pocketed $20,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Kelvin Tiller ($5,000), which took place on the night's main card and aired live on NBC Sports Network.
Aside from Mutapcic, only two other fighters who competed at WSOF 12 took home five-figure paydays. Luis Palomino pocketed $18,000 for his main event knockout of Lewis Gonzale read news >>
Wanderlei Silva will get his hearing at the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting slated for Aug. 21 in Las Vegas, and he’s not worried about it.
The UFC star was pulled from a UFC 175 bout with Chael Sonnen after refusing to take a random drug test in his gym on May 24. Silva released a video claiming he couldn’t speak English and didn’t understand the documents he was presented, but later admitted he took diuretics.
UFC president Dana White believes Silva "is in big trouble" with the commis read news >>
The threat of a hefty fine from the Nevada Athletic Commission will apparently not be enough to prevent Chael Sonnen from competing in the Metamoris 4 headliner on Saturday. read news >>
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Despite the threat of a fine from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, recently suspended Chael Sonnen will apparently go through with a planned headliner at this weekend’s Metamoris 4 event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission tried to get him off the Metamoris 4 main event, but Chael Sonnen has decided to compete anyways.
Chael Sonnen’s jiu-jitsu coach Fabiano "Pega-Leve" Scherner told MMAFighting.com on Wednesday night that the former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger had decided to travel to Los Angeles and will battle Andre Galvao in the main event.
Sonnen is aware that the commission might go after him after the grappling match, Scherner said, but he had no cho read news >>
Nevada Athletic Commission chairman, Francisco Aguilar implied last month that Chael Sonnen couldn't be fined for competing at Metamoris this weekend.
In the continuing saga of Chael Sonnen vs NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission), a video has surfaced showing the commission's current chairman, Francisco Aguilar giving a very contradictory statement last month, compared to the stance they've recently taken against the retired UFC star. Earlier this week, Jeremy Botter of Bleacher Report was th read news >>
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has threatened Chael Sonnen with hefty fines if he competes in a grappling match at Metamoris this weekend, but does it actually have any claim to the authority it’s suddenly decided to exercise?Filed under: News, UFC read news >>