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Cris 'Cyborg' Justino must pass the random drug test before she can get a license to compete at Invicta FC 11 Cris Cyborg failed a 2011 drug test in California, and as part of the conditions for getting licensed in the state, she must first pass a random drug test. CSAC executive director Andy Foster told MMA Fighting that Cyborg was already subjected to a random urine drug test this past Thursday. Foster expects the results to come back on or around Feb. 24. Justino's main event bout against Ch read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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The circumstances surrounding Nick Diaz's failed UFC 183 drug test just keep getting worse. News broke yesterday that Diaz, along with his UFC 183 main event co-star Anderson Silva, failed a drug test (per Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports) and will likely incur a fine and suspension from the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Silva's failed test indicated the use of anabolic steroids, while Diaz tested positive for marijuana metabolites. Silva won the fight via unanimous decision. Now, MMA Fight read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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According to coach Cesar Gracie and NAC executive, Bob Bennett, Nick Diaz failed multiple drug tests in the weeks leading up to UFC 183. UFC 183 almost lost their main event. UFC welterweight superstar, Nick Diaz did not receive his license until the week of the fight, due to an inability to provide a clean urine sample until mere "days before" the fight, according to his coach, Cesar Gracie. MMA Fighting reports that NAC executive, Bob Bennett corroborates Gracie's story. Gracie says that Diaz read news >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month ago
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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 >>

  • 2 months 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 >>

  • 4 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

  • 7 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 >>

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