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The California State Athletic Commission has released the medical suspensions for all the fighters who competed on the UFC 184 card last Saturday. UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey defended her title against Cat Zingano in 14 seconds flat and was handed a mandatory seven-day medical suspension for her efforts. The suspension is the absolute minimum that a fighter can be dealt following a combat sporting event, and more than enough relaxation time for the champion. On the other side read news >>

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission disciplinary hearing for former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva does not have a set date in March... read news >>

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California State Athletic Commission executive officer Andy Foster discusses the latest issues surrounding the sport. read news >>

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The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) is trying to raise awareness about what it feels like is a growing problem in mixed martial arts: bad weight cuts. In a memo obtained from executive director Andy Foster by MMAFighting.com, the CSAC said severe weight cuts and dehydration can cause "life-threatening problems," like decreased kidney function and increased risk of brain injury. Fighters missing weight and suffering after cutting a large amount of weight is a hot topic in MMA right no read news >>

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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: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

  • 11 days ago
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The California State Athletic Commission had Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 184, and the results are in. read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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LAS VEGAS – The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to suspend and fine Ashlee Evans-Smith – rather than issue a temporary suspension – for failing a drug test following December’s UFC 181 event. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) suspended Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) stars Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard at the conclusion of its monthly meeting, which took place earlier today (Tues., Feb. 17, 2015) inside Grant Sawyer State Office Building in Las Vegas. See the live blog and updates here. Those suspensions will remain in effect until the commission can schedule a disciplinary hearing, where all three fighters will have the chance to present their cases and fa read news >>

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In an expected move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today issued temporary suspensions to Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard in the wake of their recent failed drug tests.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission will meet on February 17th, and all of the fighters that have recently failed a drug test will be on the agenda. The Nevada State Athletic Commission's meeting on February 17th will address a whole bunch of UFC fighters that have recently failed drug tests. But don't expect a lot of justice at this particular meeting - that will probably come later. After some minor agenda stuff involving both boxing and regional MMA, the commission will look at the recent fa read news >>

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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 >>

  • 24 days ago
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The UFC returns to The Centennial State next week, where former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson moves up to 170 pounds to take on top prospect Brandon Thatch, and fans are invited to a pair of free activities before the event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Following UFC 183, it's chaotic times in the Middleweight division. UFC fighter Josh Samman and BE's Phil Mackenzie break down the landscape of the Top 15 from their separate perspectives as a fighter and an analyst. What does it mean to be top 15? Who are the competitors, how do they fight, how do they match up? It's a question asked a lot of analysts and fans, but not quite so much of the competitors themselves. What does a division look like from the inside? Josh Samman, coming off a highligh read news >>

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You likely saw this coming... Cesar Gracie got what he wanted. Just like that, Anderson Silva's 18th career Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) victory has been overturned to a "No Contest" by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following "The Spider's" positive test for performance enhancing drugs (PED) in a January 9th drug screening. NSAC executive director Bob Bennett broke the news to Brazilian outlet Fohla: "It will be ruled a NC (no contest). I don't know if he will receive the w read news >>

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