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Nick Diaz legal team expected to present case for failed drug test to NSAC in September

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Nick Diaz and his legal team are gearing up for a hearing in front of Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) to answer for a failed drug test (marijuana), following his unanimous decision...Show More Summary

Anderson Silva Tested Negative for PEDs in a UFC 183 Pre-Fight Test

Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images Anderson Silva’s pending case with the Nevada State Athletic Commission has taken an interesting turn. A second exam administered on the day of his fight versus Nick Diaz at UFC 183 could become the former Brazilian champion’s first triumph in his fight to clean his name. Show More Summary

Anderson Silva's UFC 183 drug test results inconsistent, B-sample being tested to prove -- or disprove -- failed exam

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight champion Anderson Silva continues to successfully postpone his disciplinary hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), despite failing his UFC 183 drug test over four...Show More Summary

José Aldo Gets Tested After Commission Confusion

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC If you’re wondering why Conor McGregor called José Aldo and his coach Dedé Pederneiras “weasels” on twitter, here’s a little bit of back story. On Thursday morning, a Nevada State Athletic Commission representative,...Show More Summary

UFC 189 judges and referees set for 'Aldo vs. McGregor' on July 11 in Las Vegas

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) announced the referee and judging assignments for the upcoming championship doubleheader at the UFC 189: "Aldo vs. McGregor" pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for July 11, 2015 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. From MMA Fighting: Fight: UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Show More Summary

Herb Dean refs Aldo-McGregor at UFC 189, John McCarthy gets Lawler-MacDonald

A pair of veteran referees will oversee the two title fights next month in Las Vegas, the Nevada State Athletic Commission today confirmed.Filed under: News, UFC

Nevada Commission grants Mayweather’s September 12th date

3 weeks agoSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

By Dan Ambrose: The Nevada State Athletic Commission has granted Floyd Mayweather Jr’s request for him to fight on September 12th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. This past week, Mayweather submitted [...] More boxing news on

Anderson Silva Buries Olympic Dream, Ignores Confederation

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Yesterday, Chris Eccles of the Nevada State Athletic Commission announced that Anderson Silva’s disciplinary hearing—in which he’d present his defense—was postponed again, for a third time, until August 7 th. Show More Summary

Anderson Silva’s NSAC hearing postponed a third time

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva this past week received a third continuance on his response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s complaint against him.Filed under: News, UFC

Mayweather gets ball rolling for Sept 12 fight

Mayweather Promotions had requested the date of September 12, 2015 to promote a boxing event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to be shown on PPV. The Nevada State Athletic Commission will likely approve that request at … Continue reading ? The post Mayweather gets ball rolling for Sept 12 fight appeared first on Boxing News.

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 months 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

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