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  • 23 days ago
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Things are looking much better for the regulation of MMA and boxing in Tennessee compared to just one week ago. Tennessee Athletic Commission (TAC) executive director Jeff Mullen confirmed with MMAFighting.com that state Sen. Mike Bell introduced new legislation Thursday that would extend the life of the commission until at least June 30, 2016. Before then, the TAC was in danger of being disbanded -- making MMA and boxing unsanctioned in the state -- by July 1 due to financial issues. Yahoo! Spo read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS – The UFC has scrapped its recently announced plans for an in-house and year-round drug-testing program for its fighters.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • 4 months ago
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Tuesday's decision by the Ultimate Fighting Championship to rescind a suspension handed down to Cung Le was a curious one. For those unaware, Le was sent to the sidelines for 12 months after a blood sample taken after his August 23 loss to Michael Bisping showed an elevated level of human growth hormone. There was rampant speculation prior to the fight that Le was taking a performance-enhancing drug of some sort. Nearly all of this speculation stemmed from a photo Le posted on Instagram that sho read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The Mohegan Department of Athletic Regulation is taking administrative action against one-high profile fighter and evaluating a rule change for others following Bellator 123. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 5 months ago
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The head of the Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation said he was trying to preserve the integrity of a Bellator title fight when he warned Patricky Freire about excessive coaching.Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

  • 10 months ago
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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation today announced the retirement of Richard “Dickie” Cole, who headed the state’s boxing commission for 21 years and courted controversy during his reign.Filed under: News read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation on Monday revealed to MMAWeekly.com that UFC fighter Jessica Eye tested positive cannabinoids following UFC 166 in October in Houston. read news >>

  • a year ago
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When Georges St-Pierre was announced as a split-decision winner over Johny Hendricks, fans, fighters and even Dana White had all kinds of suggestions for the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Now they’ll have a chance to address the commission face to (...) read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation on Wednesday finally cleared up the UFC 166 medical suspension mystery surrounding Cain Velasquez. read news >>

  • a year ago
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When the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation issued the UFC 166 medical suspensions, nobody was more surprised to see Cain Velasquez’s name on the list than Cain Velasquez. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The UFC has launched a new social media campaign aimed at engaging Australian's to "Click for Vic" in its efforts to change the current state of MMA legislation in the state of Victoria, Australia. read news >>

  • a year ago
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In an interview today with MMAjunkie.com Radio about his octagon debut at UFC on FX 8, final Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold called his opponent, ex-UFC champ Vitor Belfort, "the main culprit right now for TRT." read news >>

  • a year ago
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UFC Canada’s Director of Operations Tom Wright called for regulation following the tragic loss of Felix Pablo Elochukwu following in unregulated MMA event on April 5 in Michigan. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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The UFC returns to Canada this week for the promotion's third and final 2012 event to take place in the nation UFC President Dana White routinely calls a "Mecca of MMA." There was no stadium show this year, no Canadian edition of "The Ultimate Fighter" and no Canadian fight series - an idea that was long discussed but now seems to have fallen by the wayside. Still, UFC Director of Canadian Operations Tom Wright says there are big plans for next year. It may feature a few minor tweaks read news >>

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