By Sean Jones: The Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Bob Bennett says the judge that scored last Saturday’s fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in favor or Canelo by a 118-110 score will beShow More Summary
Adalaide Byrd, the judge who awarded a score of 118-110 in Canelo Alvarez's favour on Saturday as he and Gennady Golovkin fought to a split draw, has been stood down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. According to Jack de Menezes...Show More Summary
Bob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, has defended judge Adalaide Byrd's controversial scoring of Gennady Golovkin 's split draw with Saul Alvarez on Saturday as a "bad day." In a closely fought contest...Show More Summary
Nevada State Athletic Commission insists Adalaide Byrd's track record as a judge trumps any questions over Saturday night's scoring.
By Jeff Aranow: Floyd Mayweather Jr. will receive a guaranteed MINIMUM purse of $100 million for his fight tonight against Conor McGregor, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Mayweather also received a $100 million guaranteed purse for his fight against Manny Pacquiao in 2015. Show More Summary
If I ever have to borrow money from a bank again, I hope Bob Bennett is my loan officer. Bennett is the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission that regulates combat sports here. Part of the NSAC’s stated mission is to “ensure the health and safety of the contestants,” which...
By Craig Wick Fightnews.com® has learned that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has overturned the result of the November 26, 2016 bout involving Trevor McCumby and Donovan George, which was… Read More » The post McCumby-George fight result overturned appeared first on fightnews.com.
Don’t expect the Nevada State Athletic Commission to bend rules for fighters from here on out – or so that’s the message after the commission waived an 11-year-old rule. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has unanimously approved the clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor to be fought with eight-ounce gloves, rather than the ten-ounce mitts normally required for… Read More » The post NSAC approves lighter gloves for Mayweather-McGregor appeared first on fightnews.com.
Nevada State Athletic Commission will allow the bout to be fought with 8 oz. gloves rather than the usual 10 oz. recommendation.
By Allan Fox: Conor McGregor will at least have a puncher’s chance of knocking out 40-year-old Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their fight in 10 days from now, as the Nevada State Athletic Commission has given the green light for the two fighters to use 8oz gloves instead of the standard 10oz gloves. Show More Summary
Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will wear smaller eight-ounce gloves for their fight on Aug. 26, going against the recommendation of The Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP). The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) unanimously...Show More Summary
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has made a one-time exception and will allow Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor to wear eight-ounce gloves in their Aug. 26 fight, Brett Okamoto of ESPN.com reported Wednesday. The standard for...Show More Summary
The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted Wednesday to appoint longtime boxing referee Robert Byrd to officiate the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor on Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Steven Marrocco ofShow More Summary
The Nevada State Athletic Commission is set to decide Wednesday whether Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor can use eight-ounce gloves for their Aug. 26 fight. That request has been met opposition from the Association of Ringside...Show More Summary
By Jim Dower: Conor McGregor says he’s going to knockout Floyd Mayweather Jr. really BADLY on August 26, especially if he’s allowed to use 8oz gloves. The Nevada State Athletic Commission is still deciding on whether to permit the two fighters to use 8oz gloves rather than the standard 10oz one for junior middleweight contests. Show More Summary
Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor have reportedly submitted requests to the Nevada State Athletic Commission requesting to wear eight-ounce gloves for their Aug. 26 boxing match at T-Mobile Arena. According to ESPN.com's BrettShow More Summary
LAS VEGAS – Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker each will make $350,000 for their UFC interim middleweight title fight at UFC 213, per disclosed purses released by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC
Nevada State Athletic Commission rules it's too late to approve a replacement for Amanda Nunes
Former long-time executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission Marc Ratner understands the regulatory challenges involving the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor scrap, but sees no issue with it.Filed under: Featured, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos