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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Cali seeks to raise PED fine from $2,500 to 40% of purse
Cali seeks to raise PED fine from $2,500 to 40% of purse
The maximum fine for a PED violation in currently an antiquated $2,500. CSAC Executive Direction Andy Foster seels to raise that to 40% of purse.
05/29/2015
CSAC's Andy Foster taking the fight to dangerous weight cutting
CSAC's Andy Foster taking the fight to dangerous weight cutting
Andy Foster: "If we can stop this behavior of extreme weight cutting using various criteria with amateurs, it will transcend to the professional ranks."
05/11/2015
Veronica Rothenhausler retires due to concussions
Veronica Rothenhausler retires due to concussions
"When I sit down and think about it, is it worth me not living? The doctor said your next blow to the head could be the one and that's f@$%ed up to hear."
05/03/2015
CSAC pulls back the curtain on regulation
CSAC pulls back the curtain on regulation
Forward thinking executive director of the CSAC Andy Foster recently invited a select group of MMA writers to participate in a media day.
04/14/2015
CSAC: All urine samples at UFC 184 clean
CSAC: All urine samples at UFC 184 clean
All competitors from the Feb. 28 event also submitted blood samples, marking the first time the commission has urine and blood tested an entire card.
03/27/2015
NJ, Cali: Palpable ref errors can be corrected
NJ, Cali: Palpable ref errors can be corrected
NJSACB commissioner Larry Hazzard: “By New Jersey rules, the commissioner can overrule the referee if there’s a palpable error that’s occurred."
03/24/2015
Alexander Shlemenko fails drug tests, fight with Manhoef NC
Alexander Shlemenko fails drug tests, fight with Manhoef NC
Former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has reportedly tested positive for an elevated T/E ratio, following his win over Melvin Manhoef.
03/16/2015
Why ACs should add Walkout Weigh-Ins
Why ACs should add Walkout Weigh-Ins
State, Provincial, Tribal, and Municipal Athletic Commissions should institute Walkout Weigh-Ins, to learn whether athletes are actually fighting in different divisions.
02/28/2015
CSAC Head: Weight cutting biggest danger in MMA
CSAC Head: Weight cutting biggest danger in MMA
Andy Foster: "One of our commissioners, Dr. Lemons, a neurosurgeon, he's very close to this topic and he said ‘this is the most dangerous thing in combat sports right now.'"
02/25/2015
CSAC head: 90% PED use estimate too high
CSAC head: 90% PED use estimate too high
Andy Foster: "Do I think that 90-percent of the fighters, or 80-percent, or even 50-percent of the fighters out there are doing performance enhancing drugs? I do not."
02/23/2015
CSAC: Cyborg will need to pass drug test to be licensed
CSAC: Cyborg will need to pass drug test to be licensed
Last month it was announced that Cris 'Cyborg' Justino would be returning to the Invicta cage, but that won't happen unless she passes a drug test.
02/12/2015
CA fighting poor judging with The Pod Index
CA fighting poor judging with The Pod Index
CSAC director Andy Foster is using retired judge Matt Podgorski's The Pod Index to evaluate and hopefully improve judging in MMA and boxing.
02/03/2015
Ortiz fined $2500 for post-fight antics
Ortiz fined $2500 for post-fight antics
Bonnar fell to the ground in disappointment and Ortiz threw water at him and flipped him off. Not a surprising reaction from Ortiz, but one that found him in trouble,
11/17/2014
Belfort tested for PEDs by NSAC, in FL, for Cali fight
Belfort tested for PEDs by NSAC, in FL, for Cali fight
The NSAC Bob Bennett told Kevin Iole that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort was tested via both urine and blood, in Florida, for a fight that is happening in California.
11/02/2014
Rapid extreme weight loss reform coming to California
Rapid extreme weight loss reform coming to California
Andy Foster, Executive Director of the California State Athletic Commission said he intends to reform the rapid extreme weight loss practices common in MMA
10/29/2014
Belfort not drug tested since July hearing
Belfort not drug tested since July hearing
Although he has made his availability known to the NAC, to date Vitor Belfort has not been tested for PEDs since his hearing in July.
10/23/2014
Rousey fight management contract ruled invalid
Rousey fight management contract ruled invalid
“The agreement is hereby found to be invalid and unenforceable as it relates to Rousey’s professional fighting services & Harvey’s professional fighting management services."
04/04/2014
Rousey and management in arbitration today
Rousey and management in arbitration today
Representatives of Ronda Rousey and estranged management Fight Tribe met before CSAC director Andy Foster, who will arbitrate the dispute.
03/28/2014
California AC director calls for change in MMA scoring
California AC director calls for change in MMA scoring
California AC director Andy Foster proposes that at the end of the fight the official judges score card would not be numerical, but rather a question “Who won the fight?”
11/26/2013
CSAC head Andy Foster decries youth MMA fights
CSAC head Andy Foster decries youth MMA fights
Youth mixed martial arts matches with no head contact rules are increasing in popularity in California, but CSAC head Andy Foster is taking steps to prevent the bouts.
06/15/2013
CSAC gets new life under Andy Foster
CSAC gets new life under Andy Foster
Under the direction of new Executive Director Andy Foster, the California State Athletic Commission has support from a key law maker, and new life.
04/11/2013
Georgia MMA in turmoil
Georgia MMA in turmoil
A commissioner with the Georgia AC on Tuesday accused a top state official of appointing an unsuitable candidate, Steve Lindsey, to run the office.
11/07/2012 mmajunkie
MMA in Georgia under temporary suspension
MMA in Georgia under temporary suspension
The Georgia AC conditionally approved the remaining boxing and MMA events submitted to the state for 2012; a new Director will be named shortly.
11/06/2012 The Underground
Andy Foster named new head of the CSAC
Andy Foster named new head of the CSAC
The California DCA announced that Andy Foster was named California State Athletic Commission Executive Director. Foster will begin his new job Nov. 7.
10/24/2012 The Underground Blog
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