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The main event of UFC 183 is officially a go after Anderson Silva received a license from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Anderson Silva can officially return to the octagon. The former UFC middleweight champion and future Hall of Famer was asked to call into the Nevada State Athletic Commission's meeting today, as is required of all fighters 35 and older that are seeking a license. Unlike the questioning reserved for Jake Shields earlier in the meeting, Silva was only asked about his trai read news >>

  • 14 days ago
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Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva on Monday officially received approval for his license to fight Nick Diaz at UFC 183. read news >>

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Anderson Silva’s bout with Nick Diaz at UFC 183 has been green-lit, as “The Spider” was Monday granted a license to compete by the Nevada Athletic Commission. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Commissions aren't ready to rubber stamp a license for CM Punk to fight in the UFC, he'll have to be matched up in a way that they agree with. Phil Brooks, better known to the world as CM Punk, is a bit of an experimental signing for the UFC. The former WWE superstar was announced as a big splash signing for the promotion during this past weekend's UFC 181 broadcast. Brooks has never fought mixed martial arts at any level, but does have some jiu jitsu training in his background. That lack of exp read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Exactly three months ago, the Nevada Athletic Commission granted Vitor Belfort a license to fight in the state based on three conditions: he could not compete prior to December, his next fight had to be in Nevada, and he would cooperate when approached for random blood and urine testing no matter where he is. "I'll give you my definition of reasonable testing going forward from this commissioner's perspective," NAC commissioner Anthony Marnell told Belfort at the hearing, "we're going to drug te read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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Even though Vitor Belfort received a conditional license to fight at UFC 181, Ray Longo doesn’t feel entirely comfortable with Chris Weidman facing “The Phenom.”Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Originally airing on Fight Pass, UFC has now made the highlights available on YouTube. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) summoned Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweights Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen to its July 23 administrative hearing to render verdicts for each fighter. Both "The Phenom" and "The American Gangster" failed pre-fight drug tests earlier this year. After breaking down in tears, the Brazilian was awarded a conditional license, and will move on to fight Chris Wei read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Hmm. Well, Vitor Belfort has been granted his license to fight again by the Nevada Athletic Commission, and the fog that has surrounded him for so long has finally begun to lift. He can fight again, provided he plays along with some enhanced rules, which he swears he will. He swears it. Phew. Chael Sonnen? He was getting taken to the proverbial woodshed when he wasn’t being brought on as an advisor/ambassador to the NAC on Wednesday. The hydra of commissioners got a little lost in the expanse of read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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Vitor Belfort was granted a conditional license by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday, which will allow him to face middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously passed a motion on Wednesday to allow Floyd Mayweather Jr. to become a boxing promoter in the state. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC No. 1 middleweight contender Vitor Belfort was granted a license from the Nevada Athletic Commission on Wednesday to fight Chris Weidman in December. read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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After appearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission seeking re-licensure to compete following a failed drug test, Vitor Belfort has been approved for a conditional license to return to mixed martial arts. The hearing was aired live on UFC Fight Pass. The conditions of his license were threefold: He will submit to random enhanced drug testing at the NSAC's discretion, he will only fight in Nevada upon his return and his return will not come before December of 2014. Belfort has been one of read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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A sometimes-emotional Vitor Belfort today asked for a license to fight in a championship bout on Dec. 6 at UFC 181, and barring a few requirements, the veteran fighter will get his wish.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 6 months ago
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UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort has been granted a license by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Wednesday at a hearing in Las Vegas. Per commission orders, Belfort cannot compete prior to December, he must fight in Las Vegas for his next bout and is subject to random blood and urine testing no matter where he is. Belfort must also pay for the enhanced testing procedures. As a result, the UFC announced Wednesday he'll face UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in the main event o read news >>

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