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UFC 187 injuries and medical suspensions: Vitor Belfort, Andrei Arlovski subject to six-month sits

Now that the dust has settled and the smoke has cleared, it's time to find out who's worse for the wear following the carnage at UFC 187 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) issued its listShow More Summary

No longer bullied by Josh Barnett, Hector Lombard wants to squash 'Warmaster' beef in Metamoris match

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Hector Lombard has plenty of free time on his hands, thanks to a one-year suspension by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) in the wake of a failed steroids test back at UFC 182 in...Show More Summary

Three-year ban for steroids? Too long or too short? UFC fighters weigh in

The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently made the MMA world take notice when it voted for three-year bans for fighters who fail drug tests due to steroids for the first time. Is this punishment too harsh? Not harsh enough?Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, (...)

UFC 187: Chris Weidman accuses Vitor Belfort of 'still cheating,' promises to make him pay

Ever since the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) in mixed martial arts (MMA), the focus has been on how No. 1 Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Vitor Belfort would...Show More Summary

Wanderlei Silva Is on His Way to Redemption

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC While we await the hearing before the Nevada State Athletic Commission of Brazilian former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, the fate of another Brazilian legend in the sport was somewhat forgotten. In...Show More Summary

Travis Browne not a fan of new NSAC drug testing policy or people 'whining' about UFC-Reebok deal

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently overhauled its drug testing policy and is now poised to bench athletes who use performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) for up to three years for their first offense. As expected, most fighters...Show More Summary

Nevada judge overturns Wanderlei Silva's lifetime ban

Wanderlei Silva won a major victory in court today with a Nevada district judge throwing out the lifetime ban the Nevada State Athletic Commission handed down in early 2014.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

UFC 187 referees: John McCarthy, Herb Dean assigned championship duties

The referee and judging assignments were recently announced by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) for the upcoming UFC 187 pay-per-view (PPV) mixed martial arts (MMA) extravaganza, which takes place on May 23, 2015, inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The light heavyweight main event, featuring Anthony Johnson vs. Show More Summary

NSAC to come down hard on drug cheats

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing :

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today approved a “no tolerance” policy against fighters who fail tests for banned substances. Beginning September 1, penalties for steroid use will be severe. Suspensions will be three years, plus a hefty fine. Repeat offenders … Continue reading ? The post NSAC to come down hard on drug cheats appeared first on Boxing News.

NSAC overhauls drug testing policy, implements multiyear suspensions for steroid users

Consider the hammer dropped. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today (Fri., May 15, 2015) announced a new-and-improved drug testing policy, one that is designed to deter -- and severely punish -- those combat sports fighters who...Show More Summary

Nevada commission making stiff, sweeping changes to drug penalties

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing : Bad Left Hook

Coming soon, fighters who fail drug tests in the state of Nevada will be subject to harsh penalties both financially and in terms of suspension. The Nevada State Athletic Commission held a meeting today, with the big news out of that...Show More Summary

Nevada commission votes: Three-year punishment for steroid users, win turns to loss

After months of deliberations, the Nevada State Athletic Commission is throwing the book at fighters who fail drug tests. Filed under: Featured, News

Nevada commission delays Nick Diaz's disciplinary hearing

Nick Diaz will have to wait a bit longer to meet with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: News, UFC

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Superfight Generated All-Time Record Gate Revenue

As expected, the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced the long-awaited fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao set a new record for gate revenue at more than $72 million. Dan Rafael of ESPN passed along the confirmation...Show More Summary

Manny Pacquiao in CP Interview Responds to Investigation for Alleged Pre-Fight Perjury About Injury

Manny Pacquiao is enduring much more than any normal pounding in a boxing ring as he faces a series of legal and personal problems including: a pending investigation from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, fan lawsuits, his rival bashing him publicly and a shoulder surgery. However the Christian Filipino fighter declares he will not falter in his faith.

Former Nevada State Athletic Commission chair Bill Brady steps down from commission

Bill Brady today stepped down as a commissioner with the Nevada State Athletic Commission after eight years on the job. Filed under: News

Jim Pagels on Bureaucratic Meddling and the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

Floyd Mayweather was Manny Pacquiao's opponent in the "fight of the century" this past Saturday, but the Filipino is now facing a more daunting foe: government regulation. The Nevada State Athletic Commission's claimed objectives ofShow More Summary

Manny Pacquiao Could Get Suspended For Far Less Than Beating A Woman

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

The Nevada State Athletic Commission is considering a suspension for one of the two boxers involved in Saturday’s fight at the MGM grand in Las Vegas. But it isn’t Floyd Mayweather, and it isn’t because the man beat a woman in frontShow More Summary

Manny Pacquiao Shoulder Surgery to Repair Torn Rotator Cuff Will Keep Him Out for 9-12 Months

When boxing promotor Bob Arum said Manny Pacquiao fought through a shoulder injury on Saturday night, and that the Nevada State Athletic Commission refused his request for an anti-inflammatory shot before the big fight against against Floyd Mayweather, you could have been forgiven for not taking the claim too seriously. After all, Arum’s job is […]

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