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Phil Davis disappointed UFC never told him he could do cocaine and get away with it

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), and perhaps even the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), owes top light heavyweight contender Phil Davis an apology. "Mr. Wonderful" had no idea he could blow lines during his UFC on FOX training...Show More Summary

NSAC Recap: Jake Shields’ UFC 150 Drug Test Revealed, Ashlee Evans-Smith Receives Temporary Suspension + More

(Oddly enough, Shields was much more compliant during yesterday's hearing. via Combat Lifestyle) Remember how the Nevada State Athletic Commission (enough with this NAC nonsense, MMA media) was supposed to hold a meeting yesterday regarding...Show More Summary

NSAC Takes No Immediate Action on Drug Testing, Promises Future Steps

LAS VEGAS — In the end, the Nevada State Athletic Commission's much-anticipated session on its out-of-competition drug-testing program ended up being much ado about nothing. The program came under fire when UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for cocaine metabolites prior to his UFC 182 title defense against Daniel Cormier. Show More Summary

NSAC grants UFC 183's Anderson Silva and WSOF 17's Jake Shields licenses to fight in 'Sin City'

At today's (Jan. 12, 2015) Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing, Anderson Silva and Jake Shields were cleared to compete at UFC 183 on Jan. 31 and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) 17 on Jan. 17, respectively. Ultimate Fighting...Show More Summary

Video: Wanderlei Silva defends Jon Jones following positive drug test, shames lawless NSAC for 'damaging the sport' of MMA

There hasn't been a shortage of responses -- and backlash -- for the way Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handled the drug testing of Jon Jones and the subsequent revealing of the results. Fans,...Show More Summary

UFC 182: Despite low T/E ratio, Jon Jones cleared of tampering with his testosterone following CIR test

If Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion Jon Jones has low testosterone-to-epitestosterone (T/E) levels (see them here), it's not because he was on steroids. That's according to Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), who cleared...Show More Summary

The Plot Thickens: Jon Jones’ Test Results Also Reveal Abnormal T/E Ratios, Hormone Levels

While there's been a lot of hubbub (rightfully) made about Jon Jones' positive test for cocaine and the Nevada State Athletic Commission's subsequent bumblefucking of his case, it's taken (some of) us a couple days to see another, perhaps greater abnormality in Jones' sample. Show More Summary

With Jon Jones’ Cocaine Scandal, the Nevada State Athletic Commission Once Again Shines a Light On Their Own Incompetence

(Yeah, that's pretty much all we can do at this point.) As you might expect, the news of Jon Jones' positive test for cocaine did not come without its fair share of questions from both fans and media members, questions like "Why wasn't...Show More Summary

Pic: Jon Jones UFC drug test results released, include 'watery' sample and shrinking T/E levels

When Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was drug tested by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) back on Dec. 4, 2014, in advance of his UFC 182 pay-per-view (PPV) title fight against Daniel Cormier,...Show More Summary

UFC Champ Jon Jones Tests Positive for Cocaine, Checks Into Rehab

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones might be the greatest pound-for-pound MMA fighter of all time. He definitely has a drug problem. On Tuesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced that a urine sample submitted by Jones on December 4 and tested by a Word Anti-Doping Agency-approved lab came back positive for benzoylecgonine, a metabolite […]

UFC champion Jon Jones tests positive for cocaine metabolite, goes into drug rehab

Jon Jones tested positive for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, in out of competition urine testing undertaken by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, on December 4. Benzoylecgonine, however, is not a substance banned out of competition by the World Anti-Doping Agency code, which the NSAC follows. It meant that  Jones was not forced to [...]

UFC 182 medical suspensions and injuries: Nate Marquardt joins six-month club

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 182 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its...Show More Summary

Sorry! UFC 182's Jon Jones admits scuffle with Daniel Cormier didn't cost him Nike sponsorship

After the now-infamous brawl at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, over the summer, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier had to appear before the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) at a hearing (read full details here). JonesShow More Summary

Surprise! Jon Jones hit with random drug test ahead of UFC 182 title fight

And he doesn't sound too worried about passing. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones had a little visit from Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) ahead of his upcoming UFC 182 title fight against Daniel Cormier, which takes place on Jan. Show More Summary

Jon Jones Receives Random Drug Test Ahead of UFC 182 Fight with Daniel Cormier

It seems as if the Nevada State Athletic Commission is testing to make sure none of the bad blood between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier has led to bad blood within the champion himself. Jones, who is currently training for his eighthShow More Summary

'Injured' Anthony Pettis reacts to NSAC suspension following UFC 181: My hand is fine!

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight titleholder Anthony Pettis was suspended for six months by Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) following his UFC 181 title defense against Strikeforce import Gilbert Melendez (watch...Show More Summary

UFC 181 medical suspensions and injuries: Pettis, Trujillo and Rivera face 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 181 this past weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today issued its...Show More Summary

Francisco Rivera to Appeal Submission Loss to Urijah Faber Following Eye Poke

Francisco Rivera will appeal his submission loss to Urijah Faber on Saturday night at UFC 181 to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. MMA Fighting spoke with Rivera and confirmed the news on Sunday. Faber, a perennial top contender,...Show More Summary

Vitor Belfort Passed His Random Drug Test! Good Job, Vitor!

(Would you expect anything less from the UFC's most trusted Values Enforcer?) Earlier this month, the Nevada State Athletic Commission finally got off its collective ass and subjected UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort to a random drug test — his first since being granted a conditional license in July. Show More Summary

UFC 184: Vitor Belfort passes random blood and urine test ahead of Chris Weidman title fight

One down, several to go. UFC 184 headliner Vitor Belfort was hit with a surprise drug test earlier this month while training in South Florida, when the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) sent collectors to his gym -- unannounced...Show More Summary

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