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Court Documents: Tommy Morrison Boxed Professionally For Seven Years While HIV Positive

last weekSports : Deadspin

Boxer Tommy Morrison, who died of cardiac failure at age 44 , was banned from boxing professionally by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after he tested positive for HIV in 1996. But according to legal documents obtained by...Show More Summary

Jon Jones Tested Positive for Estrogen Blockers

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC On Monday the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced that they had issued Jon Jones a temporary suspension pending a full hearing related to the former UFC light-heavyweight champion’s failing of an out-of-competition drug test ahead of his scheduled title fight on July 9. Show More Summary

NSAC: Jon Jones Tested Positive For Two Banned Substances

last weekSports : Deadspin

UFC heavyweight Jon Jones was pulled from his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier after he tested positive for a banned substance . Today, the Nevada State Athletic Commission revealed that Jones tested positive for two banned substances. Read more...

John McCarthy chosen as ref for Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 at next month's UFC 202

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today voted unanimously to have John McCarthy oversee the highly anticipated Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch. Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

NSAC: UFC interm champ Jon Jones positive for 2 estrogen blockers, receives temporary suspension

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today confirmed the substances for which Jon Jones tested positive prior to his ill-fated title unifier with light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier at UFC 200.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Nevada commission head says Brock Lesnar's record $2.5-million purse will be weighed at penalty phase

The head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission said Friday that Brock Lesnar’s UFC-record $2.5-million guaranteed purse will be considered when the time comes to penalize the heavyweight. Lesnar, 39, submitted a sample June 28 that’s been flagged as potentially positive for a performance-enhancing...

Jon Jones NSAC hearing for extension of temporary suspension set for July 18

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) isn't wasting any time in the hearing for ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who was pulled from the UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend inShow More Summary

UFC medical suspensions, injuries for TUF 23 Finale and UFC Fight Night 90

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) had a pretty busy week. Not long after it handed down its list of injuries and medical suspensions for the cast of UFC 200 (see it), it turned its attention to the other two cards that recently transpired in Las Vegas. Show More Summary

UFC 200 injuries and medical suspensions: Miesha Tate, Travis Browne face potential six-month sits

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) issued its list of injuries and medical suspensions earlier this afternoon for the mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters who participated at UFC 200, which took place last Saturday night (July 9, 2016)...Show More Summary

UFC 200 payouts: Brock Lesnar bags $2.5 million, Mark Hunt secures second place with $700k

UFC 200 fighter payouts for those athletes competing at the "Tate vs. Nunes" pay-per-view (PPV) event last weekend (Sat., July 9, 2016) from inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, were released earlier today by the Nevada State Athletic...Show More Summary

UFC early weigh-ins prove successful, the ‘new norm’ moving forward

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) adopted the early weigh-in policy for all events going down this week which includes UFC Fight Night 90 (Thurs., July 7, 2016), The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 23 Finale (Fri., July 8) and UFC 200,Show More Summary

NSAC to Adopt Early Weigh-In Policy for UFC 200

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), the USA’s leading sports body, has given the green light for earlier weigh-ins for the UFC’s International Fight Week in the lead up to UFC 200. UFC fighters were first introduced to early weigh-ins earlier in June at UFC 199 in Inglewood, California. Show More Summary

Top boxing regulator balks at earlier weigh-ins

The California State Athletic Commission and other state commissions have already approved earlier weigh-ins and the Nevada Athletic Commission is testing the idea, the reasoning being to allow additional time for fighters to rehydrate. Show More Summary

Jon Jones' camp tries, fails to oust referee John McCarthy from UFC 200 main event

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) recently assigned its judges and referee for the upcoming UFC 200 pay-per-view (PPV) championship main event, which takes place on Sat., July 9, 2016 inside T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. But...Show More Summary

NSAC approves early weigh-ins for International Fight Week events, including UFC 200

The Nevada State Athletic Commission approved a proposal from the UFC to institute early weigh-ins for the three-event “International Fight Week.”Filed under: News, UFC

NSAC names officials for Cormier vs. Jones, Tate vs. Nunes, Aldo vs. Edgar, other UFC 200 week bouts

The Nevada State Athletic Commission today named referees and judges for some of the biggest fights the week of UFC 200.Filed under: News, UFC

Promoters request November 19 for Kovalev-Ward, September 17 for Canelo return

The next meeting of the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be held on Tuesday. The business at hand includes requests from promoters for fight dates. Main Events and Roc Nation have requested the date of November 19 to promote a … Continue reading ? The post Promoters request November 19 for Kovalev-Ward, September 17 for Canelo return appeared first on Boxing News.

The Time Muhammad Ali Stopped a Man from Leaping to His Death

2 months agoSports : Slate: Sports

On Oct. 2, 1980, Larry Holmes humiliated Muhammad Ali in a matchup billed as “The Last Hurrah.” Though the 38-year-old Ali had flunked a pre-fight neurological exam, the Nevada State Athletic Commission licensed him anyway. Ali’s corner stopped the fight after 10 rounds; Holmes cried in an interview afterwards, seeming to regret the beatdown. Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 88 medical suspensions: Caraway, Burkman, Collier could be out 6 months

The Nevada State Athletic Commission handed medical suspensions to 11 fighters from Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 88 event, and three of them could be out of action for up to six months.Filed under: News, UFC

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

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