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  • 11 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva was not intentionally skipping a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing — his presence was not required, according to his lawyer.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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This Ross Goodman character seems to know his stuff. Is the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) trying to, once again, go out of its jurisdiction in an attempt to punish another high-profile mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter? According to Dr. Ross Goodman, Wanderlei Silva's lawyer, it sure is. During today's (Aug. 21, 2014) hearing in Las Vegas, Nevada, Goodman argued that the commission had no right to punish Silva for not submitting to a drug test a few months back prior to his scheduled bo read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva filed for a motion to dismiss his Thursday disciplinary hearing in front of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on grounds that the commission lacked jurisdiction to discipline him for the random drug test he deliberately missed on May 24th in Las Vegas. "It is abundantly clear that the NSAC lacks jurisdiction to take disciplinary action over Mr. Silva, a non-licensee, for not submitting to testing that the NSAC had no authority to order," Silva's lawyer, Ross Goodman, wrote in read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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War Machined has been ordered to return to Nevada to face charges for allegedly beating ex-girlfriend Christy Mack. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Chael Sonnen has made up his Metamoris mind, switching into full gangster mode. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) wants to block Chael Sonnen from competing at Metamoris 4 this Saturday (Aug. 9, 2014) in Los Angeles, Calif., against submission wizard Andre Galvao. Why? According to NSAC officials, Sonnen's participation at the event violates the two-year suspension he was hit with following following multiple failed drug tests during last month's hearing (recap) in Las Vegas. Even though h read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Chael Sonnen’s lawyer believes his appearance at this weekend’s Metamoris 4 grappling event doesn’t violate the terms of his two-year Nevada State Athletic Commission suspension and is asking for clarification from the commission. Filed under: News, (...) read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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LAS VEGAS—A lawyer for Chael Sonnen has twice responded to an official letter from the Nevada State Athletic Commission that attempted to prevent Sonnen from competing on Saturday's Metamoris event in Los Angeles. As of Wednesday morning, the commission has yet to reply. Bleacher Report first broke the news of Sonnen's pending legal battle on Monday morning. On Wednesday, we reported that UFC Hall of Fame member Randy Couture has been asked to take Sonnen's place should he be forced to withdraw read news >>

  • a month ago
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Retired UFC competitor Chael Sonnen released a short statement though his lawyer addressing the amended complaint. Chael Sonnen officially responded to the Nevada State Athletic Commission's amended complaint against him. The response, provided by Sonnen's lawyer Jeff Meyer, explained to the commission that Sonnen was looking to comply with the NSAC and assume responsibility for his actions. "Mr. Sonnen does not dispute any of the factual allegations contained in the First Amended Complaint. Mr. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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From Yahoo Sports: The heavyweight has fought in numerous promotions but now takes on Anthony Hamilton on the UFC Fight Night card in San Antonio. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Speaking through his lawyer, Wanderlei Silva stated at Tuesday's Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting that the reason he refused to undergo a random NAC sanctioned drug test on May 24 is because he was worried the test would show the presence of diuretics in his system, which he claims he was taking along with anti-inflammatories to help him recover from a fractured right wrist. Diuretics are classified as a banned substance per commission guidelines due to their common use as a masking agen read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva's lawyer told the Nevada State Athletic Commission that he had suffered a wrist injury and was on drugs for it when he ran from a random drug test. Wanderlei Silva went in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission today to discuss his recent drug test issues. Silva was pulled from his scheduled bout with Chael Sonnen after he refused to take a random drug test. Sonnen stated on UFC Tonight that Silva had basically ran from the gym when the tester showed up. That sounded as th read news >>

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