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Former Nevada Athletic Commission-appointed judge C.J. Ross has taken a step away from combat sports after submitting controversial scorecards in the recent Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Canelo Alvarez and Timothy Bradley-Manny Pacquiao boxing matches. read news >>

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While test results released by the Nevada Athletic Commission indicate that Jon Jones did not take exogenous testosterone ahead of UFC 182, Victor Conte does not seem to be completely convinced that the light heavyweight champion should be free and clear. read news >>

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Jon Jones is in the clear with regards to UFC 182. All of the UFC light heavyweight champion's drug tests have come back clean, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. Jones' post-fight carbon isotope ratio (CIR) test reportedly returned clean last week. And Jones was found to be clean of street drugs in a separate test taken after UFC 182 on Jan. 3, too. Those results came back this week. Bennett said he would have the official documents read news >>

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Last week, Wanderlei Silva filed suit in District Court against the Nevada Athletic Commission seeking to overturn the lifetime ban and fine levied against him in September. read news >>

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Self-described retired UFC light heavyweight and PRIDE legend Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission, claiming that they overstepped their boundaries by handing him a lifetime ban from competing in the state. There's been another twist in the tale of Wanderlei Silva versus the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Having previously been banned for life by the NSAC, as well as fined $70,000 for effectively evading a random drug test for his bout against Chael Sonnen, Silva has read news >>

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UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has sued the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and is claiming the government regulatory body exceeded their authority when they issued a lifetime ban in September of last year. "The NSAC, like any other agency, is a 'creature' of statue and attempts to expand jurisdiction over subject matter not conferred by the legislature is without authority of the law and void. Here, the legislature clearly defined the NSAC's powers to 'issuing and revoking licens read news >>

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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 >>

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While he Nevada Athletic Commission appears to be unable to sanction Jon Jones for testing positive for cocaine, the UFC has fined its champion. read news >>

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The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 found no evidence that UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones used exogenous testosterone.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission met on Monday and assigned the referee and judges for the UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz main event. read news >>

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LAS VEGAS — In the end, the Nevada State Athletic Commission's much-anticipated session on its out-of-competition drug-testing program ended up being much ado about nothing. The program came under fire when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. Because Jones tested positive early in December rather than close to the actual fight, the test result was considered "out of competition" rather than "i read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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The Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday did not take any action against UFC champ Jon Jones, but began the process of reevaluating its drug testing process. read news >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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