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  • 9 months ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission is holding a training session for its officials today in Las Vegas. The commission’s chair wants to double the number of learning opportunities available to them.Filed under: News, Only on Junkie, UFC Tagged: Dana White, Georges (...) read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Before an MRI abnormality prompted his scratch from Bellator 98, ex-champ Joe Warren applied for and received a therapeutic-use exemption for testosterone-replacement therapy, according to the head of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Bellator fighter Joe Warren regards the events leading to his scratch from Bellator 98 as "a lot of headaches" and is excited to have resumed his career in the cage. read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC commissioner Dana White underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy in Germany to help with his Meniere's disease. read news >>

  • a year ago
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A commissioner with the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission has accused a top state official of appointing an unsuitable candidate to run the office following the resignation of its executive director. Until a qualified person is found, GAEC commissioner Rick Thompson told MMAjunkie.com, the future of combat sports in the state is in jeopardy. "Our primary goal is to protect the fans and the fighters so that there are fair and competitive fights," he said Tuesday. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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NSAC commissioner Pat Lundvall today told MMAjunkie.com she was going by the book when she asked Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal whether he read and understood English. And she would do so again. Although she regrets that Lawal took offense to a series of questions she posed during a recent disciplinary hearing, they were ultimately aimed toward the commission's goal of protecting the athlete's health and safety, she said. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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On "No Holds Barred" radi o and later in a video with CSN Bay Area , Mo Lawal apologized to Nevada Athletic Commissioner Pat Lundvall for calling her a slur for women on his Twitter account. "I was out of line for calling the woman the 'b' word and I was wrong for that," Lawal told CSN California. "I was kind of mad about the comments, I was offended by the comments made towards me and I was out of line. I was too emotional. I apologize for that. With that being said, I still feel that I was o read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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LAS VEGAS -- It's beyond stunning that anyone has tried to rationalize the behavior of former Strikeforce light heavyweight contender Muhammed Lawal and his manager, Mike Kogan, in light of their actions during and after Tuesday's disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission. Lawal's situation is so vastly different from those of Miguel Torres , Rashad Evans, Forrest Griffin and innumerable others who made, ahem, unwise public comments. On Jan. 17, Keith Kizer, the executi read news >>

  • 4 years ago
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The California State Athletic Commission unanimously adopted a “strict no-gift” policy Monday that will apply to its commissioners, office staff, as well as its licensees and potential licensees. read news >>

  • 6 years ago
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While the UFC trumpets its first show in Canada, predicting a sellout at Montreal's Bell Centre for its April 19 card, the door to mixed martial arts in Ontario remains closed.

"It (staging a mixed martial arts show) is a Criminal Code offence," Ken Hayashi, chairman of the Ontario Athletic Commission, said in a recent interview with The Canadian Press. read news >>