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  • 3 days 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 >>

  • 4 days 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • a month 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 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 >>

  • 2 months ago
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Recently retired MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva is starting a war against the UFC, and he’s going after the promotion’s low fighter pay. Banned for live and fined $70,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission on Tuesday for running from a random drug test earlier this year, the former PRIDE champion criticizes promoters that "never get slapped in the face and want to show off more than the athletes." "The money paid to the athletes is very few. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generat read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Daniel Cormier spoke to the Nevada Athletic Commission about his involvement in a brawl with Jon Jones at the MGM Hotel & Casino during a press event. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Jon Jones spoke to the Nevada Athletic Commission, apologizing for his involvement in a brawl with Daniel Cormier at the MGM Hotel & Casino during a press event. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Daniel Cormier discusses the punishment for his media day brawl with UFC champ Jon Jones. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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If you watched the Nevada Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday you know that a press conference brawl does not add up to a slap on the wrist -- as some expected -- but more like a punch to the economical teeth. And also that reality is obviously fiction, and therefore "reality." At this point, the NAC hearings are the hit show of Fight Pass, the UFC’s digital streaming service for all your fights and drama. We can laugh and cry along with the cast, from the ever-forgiving grandfather figure Bi read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Daniel Cormier discusses the punishment for his media day brawl with UFC champ Jon Jones. read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission issued Wanderlei Silva a $70,000 fine and a lifetime ban, but the Brazilian veteran doesn’t sound impressed. Following the NAC hearing, the former PRIDE champion reacted to the news on Twitter. "Those who are trying to take me down, come get it," Silva wrote. "War is just beginning, sons of b-----s." "They will see that we’re the ones who run this s—t, bunch of playboys." MMAFighting.com contacted Silva for a comment on his lifetime ban and fine, but the Brazilian read news >>

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