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Wanderlei Silva, other fighters push for Muhammad Ali Act in MMA

  • 13 hours ago
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At the annual Convention of the Association of Boxing Commissions in San Diego, Wanderlei Silva and a host of ex-UFC fighters made a push for a Muhammad Ali act in the sport of MMA. The last few year read news >>

In a UFC-USADA world, where do state athletic commissions come into play?

  • 26 days ago
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In early June, the UFC announced it had partnered with the United States Anti-Doping Agency to institute a robust year-round drug-testing program. But what does that mean for the state athletic commi read news >>

MMA's PED Crackdown: 2-Year Suspension Handed to Bellator's Mike Richman

  • a month ago
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MMA promotions and state athletic commissions alike are cracking down on performance-enhancing drug use. Hard. The first high-profile victim? Bellator bantamweight Mike "The Marine" Richman. On Tuesd read news >>

Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz Off of Nevada Commission’s Agenda

  • 4 months ago
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Neither Anderon Silva or Nick Diaz will go before the Nevada Athletic Commission on Monday as originally planned. read news >>

State athletic commissions: UFC's anti-doping plan a bold step – but not an easy one

  • 5 months ago
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The UFC articulated a bold, aggressive plan for combating performance-enhancing drug use. But in a sport regulated by a patchwork of state athletic commissions, is it legally feasible?Filed under: Fe read news >>

Silva, Diaz, Lombard, Evans-Smith slated for Feb. 17 Nevada commission meeting

  • 5 months ago
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The Nevada State Athletic Commission’s Feb. 17 meeting will have no shortage of fighters who recently failed drug tests.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Why aren't commissions doing more to fix MMA judging? In California, one is trying

  • 5 months ago
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How one former MMA fighter turned regulator has enlisted the help of a statistician and former boxing judge, all in the name of improving a scoring system that MMA fans and fighters have complained a read news >>

Wanderlei Silva releases video condemning Nevada commission’s handling of Jon Jones’ drug test

  • 6 months ago
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Exiled fighter Wanderlei Silva released another of his infamous videos, this time condemning the NSAC for their handling of Jon Jones’ failed drug test. Once again, Wanderlei Silva has released a vid read news >>

Report: UFC Abandons Out-of-Competition Drug Testing, Hands Duty to Commissions

  • 7 months ago
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship has dropped its plan to implement a year-round drug testing program for its fighters. read news >>

Commissions say CM Punk's debut opponent will determine their willingness to grant fighter license

  • 7 months ago
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Commissions aren't ready to rubber stamp a license for CM Punk to fight in the UFC, he'll have to be matched up in a way that they agree with. Phil Brooks, better known to the world as CM Punk, is a read news >>

Four Moments From Minor League MMA That Will Make You Go WTF

  • 9 months ago
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If you thought athletic commissions were bad when it comes to the UFC, wait til you see what goes on in the smaller shows. AXS TV's Inside MMA has cornered the market when it comes to delivering the read news >>

Referee: Commission inspectors to blame for Romero-Kennedy mess

  • 10 months ago
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Rob Hinds, an approved Association of Boxing Commissions referee and judge trainer, said the Nevada Athletic Commission inspectors in charge of in-ring activities should bear the brunt of the Yoel Ro read news >>

NSAC weighs Wanderlei Silva motion before possibly moving forward with complaint

  • 10 months ago
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Wanderlei Silva won’t be at the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s meeting next week, but the commission will decide whether or not to move ahead with a disciplinary complaint against him.Filed under read news >>

Andre Galvao open to grappling match with Josh Barnett after win over Chael Sonnen

  • 11 months ago
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Chael Sonnen ignored Nevada Athletic Commission’s fine threats and went on with his grappling match with Andre Galvao at Metamoris 4, and the night didn’t end well for the UFC veteran. Galvao, a two- read news >>

It's time for promotions and commissions to take a major stand on PEDs

  • a year ago
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With positive tests becoming far too frequent in the last few months, and the contradiction of Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, a very public harder line on positive tests needs to be taken. Gushing o read news >>

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