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  • 2 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva won’t be at the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s meeting next week, but the commission will decide whether or not to move ahead with a disciplinary complaint against him.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran. Galvao, a two-time ADCC winner and two-time jiu-jitsu world champion, showed why he’s the world’s best grappler and tapped the wrestler with a rear-naked choke 14 minutes into the no-gi match on Saturday night in Los Angeles. "It was exactly as I expected it to be," Galvao told MMAFighting.com. "I knew he would be read news >>

  • a month ago
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With positive tests becoming far too frequent in the last few months, and the contradiction of Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, a very public harder line on positive tests needs to be taken. Gushing over celebrity fighters who test positive should be out. Getting rid of repeat offenders should be in. The story that never ends had its latest chapter on Wednesday when Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale -- both who fought during the UFC's International Fight Week in early July -- failed the IQ version read news >>

  • a month ago
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Athletic commissions strapped for funds to drug test athletes could receive help from the Association of Boxing Commissions, according to a new proposal drafted for the organization’s 2014 conference.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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After seeing friend and former training partner Pat Barry suffer yet another knockout, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has seen enough. According to UFC president Dana White, Lesnar reached out to his former boss in an effort to convince Barry to call it a career. "Brock Lesnar called me and begged me to make [Barry] retire," White said during Saturday's media scrum. "He said, 'I don't consider too many people my friend and I consider Pat Barry a friend. Dana, you've got to get this read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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It's the fact that athletic commissions decided to come down solely on the controversial treatment -- as opposed to the overall drug problem -- that initially bothered "Hendo." "You know, it's not a huge thing, but it's just I was taking advice from my doctors to be healthier and I felt better using the supplemental TRT they gave me. But, it is what it is. I can't change the rules. Unfortunately it went down this way instead of conquering the whole problem of all the drug problems, but yeah, I t read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Retired MMA fighter Conor Heun has dealt with athletic commissions in California, New Jersey, Ohio, Washington and Texas during his career as both a fighter and a cornermen, but he has never experienced anything like the athletic commission in Wyoming. Following the events that happened at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 14 last Friday, where fighter Junior Maranhao apparently passed out between rounds and then was allowed to continue fighting, the Wyoming State Athletic Commission has found itse read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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ABC President Lueckenhoff released a statement to Bloodelbow.com where he revealed his concerns regarding the handling of the RFA 14 main event. The Resurrection Fighting Alliance's flyweight title fight between Junior Maranhao and Matt Manzaneres made MMA headlines over the past few of days, primarily due to the ridiculous incident that occurred between the fourth and fifth rounds of that main event. Junior Maranhao appeared to collapse off his stool ahead of the final round of the title fight, read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The ABC says that fights should always be stopped if a fighter loses consciousness or stability as was the case at RFA 14 this past Friday. In that fight, the fighter was allowed to continue without any checks done by the doctor. An incident with a fighter who passed out between rounds but was allowed to continue at an RFA event this past Friday has drawn a ton of media attention. The Wyoming State Athletic Commission put out a statement yesterday and threw their support behind their officials, read news >>

  • a year ago
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How athletic commissions interpret the rule about knees and kicks to a downed fighter and how referees enforce the rule has changed. read news >>

  • a year ago
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SAN ANTONIO -- The Association of Boxing Commissions at its annual convention took up discussion of mixed martial artists exploiting the grounded fighter rule to avoid being kicked or kneed. read news >>

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