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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 >>

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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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On Tuesday, the Nevada Athletic Commission banned former UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva for life for skipping out on a random drug test prior to he scheduled UFC 175 bout against Chael Sonnen. read news >>

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Representatives of the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) voted unanimously on Tuesday to sentence UFC middleweight Kevin Casey to a one-year suspension as a result of his failed drug test at UFC 175. Casey, 33, tested positive for the anabolic steroid drostanolone in a post-fight drug test following his 61-second TKO victory over Bubba Bush at the event, which took place July 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The fight was Casey's first inside the UFC following his April 2013 release from the promoti read news >>

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Wanderlei Silva was given an indefinite or lifetime ban by the Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) on Tuesday. He was also given a fine of $70,000, which represented a 35 percent fine of the purse he was originally scheduled to receive at UFC 175 had he competed. The commission voted unanimously to render judgement. Silva was not in attendance at the hearing and was represented by his attorney, Ross Goodman. Silva, 38, was subject to a random drug screening in Nevada ahead of his scheduled bout wit read news >>

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Daniel Cormier has been fined $9,000 by the Nevada Athletic Commission for his UFC 178 media day skirmish with Jon Jones on Aug. 4. read news >>

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Jon Jones informed the Nevada State Athletic Commission that he lost his Nike endorsement following his brawl with Daniel Cormier. It appears that Jon Jones had already faced some financial repercussion ahead of his scheduled appearance in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The UFC light-heavyweight champion informed the NSAC that he had "already been punished" for the UFC 178 media day brawl and has lost several current/potential deals due to the unfortunate incident. This includes read news >>

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission called UFC LHW champ Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier in for a hearing to discuss the UFC 178 media day brawl they engaged in last month. UFC Light Heavyweight champ Jon Jones and his challenger Daniel Cormier went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission today to face disciplinary consequences for their media day brawl in August. The Nevada Athletic Commission is convening today, September 23, to determine the punishments (if any) that will be handed out to U read news >>

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As a reminder UFC 182 headliners Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier are among the scheduled topics at today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing, which streams live on UFC Fight Pass.Filed under: Bellator, News, UFC read news >>

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In 2014, with the Nevada Athletic Commission banning the use of testosterone and the UFC enforcing stricter drug testing within its ranks, the sport of MMA has perceivably started to become a more even playing field. Perceivably, because the UFC is only now just beginning to ramp up the process of weeding out cheaters within the sport. As UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta recently told ESPN, Zuffa is currently interviewing companies to enact out-of-competition drug testing to the fighters under contract read news >>

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The Nevada Athletic Commission has requested that Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier attend a Sept. 23 hearing to address their brawl at an Aug. 4 press conference in Las Vegas. read news >>

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