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The Nevada State Athletic Commission is serious about ensuring that steroids and other banned substances are not used by fighters that compete in their state. They recently issued a memo to all fighters that are licensed in Nevada. read news >>
The ongoing saga between the Nevada Athletic Commission and Wanderlei Silva is a long way from over. This time the Nevada Attorney General wants to trump Silva's trump card, and has asked the NAC to deny the last-minute motion Silva filed last week to dismiss disciplinary action for evading a random drug test in May.
Back in June, Silva appeared before the NAC for evading a random drug test ahead of his UFC 175 fight with Chael Sonnen. He admitted at the time to running away from the test, and c read news >>
Wanderlei Silva was slated to go before the Nevada Athletic Commission for a disciplinary hearing for evading a random drug test, but his attorney claims the NAC has no jurisdiction over his client. read news >>
Wanderlei Silva was not intentionally skipping a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing — his presence was not required, according to his lawyer.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission on Thursday issued temporary suspensions to UFC fighters Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey in light of the fighters' failed post-fight drug tests in July, both of which took place in Las Vegas, NV.
Drysdale, for the second time in his short UFC career, tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone following his two-minute submission of Keith Berish on July 6th at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale.
An accomplished jiu-jitsu artist, Drysdale was previously denied a read news >>
"The Axe Murderer," as we learned back in June, is good at playing keep-away with the commission.
Looks like he's given them the slip once again.
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight (and part time light heavyweight) Wanderlei Silva was not present at today's (Aug. 21, 2014) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing in Las Vegas, instead filing a motion to dismiss any disciplinary action against him.
The commissioners (inexplicably) agreed to delay the discussion, according to read news >>
UFC veteran Wanderlei Silva won’t be meeting as planned today with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>
Wanderlei Silva’s future is on the line at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting in Las Vegas, but the UFC fighter won’t attend the meeting.
Silva spoke to MMAFighting.com and said he’s confident he will be licensed again in the state after running from a random drug test prior to a scheduled light heavyweight bout with Chael Sonnen earlier this year, and explained why he won’t be in Nevada for such an important meeting.
"I had already scheduled this tour in Canada," Silva said. "They read news >>
The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) handed down medical suspensions to six fighters in the aftermath of WSOF 12, including a 45-day sentence to lightweight headliner Lewis Gonzalez.
Gonzalez, who suffered a brutal first-round knockout loss to Luis Palomino in Saturday night's main event, will be held out until September 24th due to lacerations the 26-year-old sustained on his scalp and right eyelid during the contest.
In addition to Gonzalez, five other competitors received medical suspensions read news >>
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the medical suspensions stemming from the World Series of Fighting 12 event on Monday. Two fighters face a potential six-month suspension read news >>
The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the fighter earnings from World Series of Fighting 12 on Monday, which took place at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on Aug. 9. read news >>