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  • 13 days ago
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Between the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) hearings last week, and the results of Jon Jones' cocaine test, we're left right now with a very big question.One key answer was something few were aware of, and certainly not many fighters were surprised when it came out. While illegal from a ordinary citizen standpoint, cocaine use is perfectly fine for fighters from an athletic commission standpoint so long as it doesn't show up in a drug test taken on the day of the fight. In other words, as long read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday resolved to open dialogue towards forming a committee to examine aspects of its drug testing program in light of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones' failed drug test for cocaine metabolites. Jones, MMA's top pound-for-pound fighter who popped positive in a Dec. 4 random drug test ahead of his UFC 182 mega-fight against Daniel Cormier, entered himself into a drug treatment facility this past Monday, and was effectively absolved from any punishm read news >>

  • 19 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday issued a temporary suspension to UFC fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith following Evans-Smith's failed drug test at UFC 181. Evans-Smith tested positive for the banned diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, according to commission representatives. A prescription diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide is known to be used to treat high blood pressure and fluid prevention, among other uses. Evans-Smith tested positive for the diuretic in a post-fight drug test at UFC 181 follow read news >>

  • 19 days 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 >>

  • 22 days ago
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Ashlee Evans-Smith has a date with the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday, and she didn't even know about it until late this week. Evans-Smith allegedly tested positive for diuretics following her loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 181 on Dec. 6 in Las Vegas. The NAC sent her a letter to notify her of the charge, but mailed it to her old address, Evans-Smith's manager told MMAFighting.com. Evans-Smith is in New York doing seminars and only found out about the news Wednesday. McLeish said h read news >>

  • 22 days ago
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Like most people, Wanderlei Silva has a lot of questions regarding the way the Nevada Athletic Commission handled the drug testing fort Jon Jones ahead of UFC 182. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Jon Jones told the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) in September that he lost his Nike endorsement due to a brawl he had with Daniel Cormier during a press event in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Last week, Jones backtracked from that statement and now the Nevada deputy attorney general is reviewing whether or not Jones perjured himself under oath at the hearing, MMAFighting.com has learned. NAC executive director Bob Bennett said the commission is aware of Jones' comments prior to UFC 182 and the read news >>

  • a month ago
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UFC 182 main event competitors Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have both undergone random drug testing twice, according to Nevada Athletic Commission Executive Director Bob Bennett. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Jon Jones and his old friends at the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) got reacquainted with one another on Tuesday. Two weeks out from Jones' UFC 182 title challenge against Daniel Cormier, the UFC's light heavyweight champion posted an Instagram video of himself undergoing a random drug test at the behest of the NAC. "The Nevada State Athletic Commission just stopped by my house and hit me with that random," Jones wrote. "Only thing I'm on is that #PHW pure hard work! They're probably wondering read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Executive NAC Director Bob Bennett confirmed to Yahoo Sports that a collector representing the Nevada commission took both blood and urine samples from Vitor Belfort in Florida. read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Monday handed down a one-year suspension to UFC light heavyweight Robert Drysdale for his failed post-fight drug test following his debut fight with the promotion in July. Drysdale, a decorated 33-year-old jiu-jitsu specialist, tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone following his first-round rear-naked choke victory over Keith Berish at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 6, 2014. Drysdale on Monday told the NAC that he previously underwent read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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Chris Weidman will likely defend his UFC middleweight title against Vitor Belfort at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, California, according to MMAJunkie.com's Steven Marrocco. The champ was previously pulled from his UFC 181 bout with Belfort in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to MMAFighting.com's Guilherme Cruz, after needing time to heal a hairline fracture in his hand. Now, it looks like the bout is headed to the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 28. And that detail—moving the fight from Nevada to Ca read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a lifetime ban and fined him $70,000 for dodging a drug test prior to his UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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UFC president Dana White didn't foresee the Nevada Athletic Commission issuing a lifetime ban to Wanderlei Silva. But he knew the troubled former champion was in for some sort of major punishment, simply because Silva evaded a drug test and the commission was likely to send a message. "I didn't see a lifetime ban coming, but probably the worst thing you can do is run from a drug test. You can't run from a drug test," White told UFC.com Wednesday. Tuesday, NAC handed down a lifetime ban and a $70 read news >>

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