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  • 2 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva’s lawyer, Ross Goodman, reveals why the Nevada State Athletic Commission has no jurisdiction to suspend his client from competing outside Nevada. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva is expected to appear before the Nevada Athletic Commission once again later this month, and his lawyer is confident that he shouldn’t have any trouble getting his issues cleared up. It all started when Silva ran away from a member of the commission earlier this year, declining to take a random drug test in his gym in Las Vegas. The former PRIDE champion was removed from a light heavyweight bout against Chael Sonnen scheduled for UFC 175, and his situation is still confusing. Acc read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva's lawyer Ross Goodman discusses Silva's ongoing issues in Nevada. read news >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 3 months 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 >>

  • 4 months 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 >>

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