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NSAC suspends Diego Brandao nine months, takes 30 percent of UFC 195 purse for USADA failure

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today suspended former UFC featherweight Diego Brandao for nine months and fined him 30 percent of his UFC 195 purse for a positive marijuana test conducted by UFC anti-doping partner USADA.Filed under: News, UFC

Cleveland Clinic: Influential politicians, MMA executives align to raise awareness for traumatic brain injuries

At Tuesday's press conference on Capitol Hill, Dr. Charles Bernick, associate director of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, announced the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be adopting the "C3" test, which will track brain function in fighters. Show More Summary

UFC 197 injuries and medical suspensions: Jon Jones faced with potential six-month sit

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions on Tuesday for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 197, which took place last Sat. night (April 23, 2016) inside MGM...Show More Summary

Officials chosen for Canelo-Khan assignment

Officials for the the Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan fight have been selected by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, including referee Kenny Bayless. Canelo Alvarez's May 7th middleweight title defense against Amir Khan has all of its officials selected for the main event. Show More Summary

UFC 196 drug tests come back clean, headliners and co-headliners included

Drug-test results have cleared the fighters who competed at this month’s UFC 196 event, according to Nevada State Athletic Commission and UFC officials.Filed under: News, UFC

Rousimar Palhares Ignores NSAC Suspension and WSOF by Signing to Fight in Italy

Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports You may be surprised to hear that Rousimar Palhares has signed a deal to fight for fledgling Italian MMA promotion Venator FC in May. The Nevada State Athletic Commission and [former?] contract-owners World...Show More Summary

UFC 197: Daniel Cormier registers formal complaint after Herb Dean named referee for Jon Jones rematch

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently handed out referee and judging assignments for the light heavyweight championship rematch between division titleholder Daniel Cormier and ex-champion Jon Jones, which is set to pop off...Show More Summary

Zab Judah and Promoter Suspended for Submitting Falsified Licensing Documentation

Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports The day before his comeback fight, former world champion Zab Judah and his promotor Roy Englebrecht were suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for “providing the commission with false licensing...Show More Summary

UFC 196 injuries, medical suspensions: Conor McGregor avoids time out, clear to compete at UFC 200

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions on Monday for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated in UFC 196, which took place last Saturday night (March 5, 2016) insideShow More Summary

Conor McGregor will take home $1 million purse to fight Nate Diaz at UFC 196

Break out your best Dr. Evil voice because the disclosed purse for mixed martial arts (MMA) sensation Conor McGregor at UFC 196 is an estimated $1 million, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission and as reported by ESPN. McGregor, 19-2, talks a lot about how much he likes the color of money and right about now he must be seeing all green. Show More Summary

As Conor McGregor's foe, Nate Diaz has all the attention he wants

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The Diaz brothers undoubtedly test the theory that there’s no such thing as bad publicity, yet they continue to find themselves in big fights. Months after the Nevada State Athletic Commission slapped welterweight Nick Diaz with an extended suspension following a third positive test for marijuana,...

Anderson Silva says he looked like a liar while denying steroids allegations, but was telling the truth

There have been few moments in the annals of mixed martial arts (MMA) as embarrassing as the sideshow that was UFC middleweight Anderson Silva's testimony before the Nevada State Athletic Commission last August. The embattled Brazilian...Show More Summary

UFC Fight News and Rumors 2016: Nevada State Athletic Commission Suspends Wanderlei Silva for Three Years

The Nevada State Athletic Commission's initial lifetime ban imposed on Wanderlei Silva has been reduced to a three-year suspension after an appeal.

UFC fighter Nick Diaz details daily marijuana use, including before breakfast and after training

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title contender Nick Diaz likes to smoke weed. To the point where it sometimes gets him in trouble with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). But you knew that already. While...Show More Summary

Nevada commission issues UFC vet Wanderlei Silva 3-year suspension

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted to suspend Wanderlei Silva for three years following a re-hearing on a lifetime ban issued 17 months ago.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Ref, judge assignments set for UFC 196's dos Anjos-McGregor, Holm-Tate title fights

Veteran referees Herb Dean and John McCarthy will oversee the headlining fights at next month’s UFC 196 event, the Nevada State Athletic Commission voted today at a meeting. Filed under: News, UFC

Wanderlei Silva Suspended for 3 Years: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended Wanderlei Silva on Wednesday for three years, per Shaheen Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting. The NSAC had previously suspended Silva for life before a Nevada judge overturned the decision last May. Read more MMA news on BleacherReport.com

UFC 196 referee and judging assignments revealed for 'Dos Anjos vs McGregor'

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently handed down the referee and judging assignments for the upcoming UFC 196: "Dos Anjos vs. McGregor" pay-per-view (PPV) main and co-main events, which take place on Sat., March 5, 2016 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Have a look: UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos vs. Show More Summary

Bellator boss Scott Coker 'very interested' in Wanderlei Silva, open to 'Axe Murderer' fight in Japan

Let's just go ahead and get this out of the way: Nobody in Japan gives a fuck about Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), which is currently cock-blocking Wanderlei Silva's return to mixed martial arts (MMA). If "The Axe Murderer"...Show More Summary

Nick Diaz only wants big fights upon UFC return later this year

Nick Diaz breathed a huge sigh of relief after the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) overturned his original five-year ban from mixed martial arts (MMA) -- reducing it to 18 months -- for failing a post-fight drug test for hisShow More Summary

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