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CSAC surprise testing entire UFN 71 card out of competition
CSAC surprise testing entire UFN 71 card out of competition
The CSAC is doing surprise out of competition testing for nearly the entire card at UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee, which takes place on July 15 in San Diego.
07/01/2015
Shlemenko suspended 3 years by CSAC, fined $10,000, win overturned
Shlemenko suspended 3 years by CSAC, fined $10,000, win overturned
On Tuesday the California State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to suspend former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko for three years,
06/23/2015
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
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
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 issues memo on dangers of weight cutting
CSAC issues memo on dangers of weight cutting
Followng T.J. Waldburger passing out and failing to reach the scale, CSAC executive director Andy Foster has issued a memo about the dangers of weight cutting.
02/21/2015
Coker: PED use in MMA is 'concerning'
Coker: PED use in MMA is 'concerning'
"I think it's really a much cleaner sport than it is a dirty sport. But I will say this: There have been some pretty high-profile guys that have popped and that's concerning."
02/16/2015
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
Weidman passes random drug test
Weidman passes random drug test
Random drug testing is starting to become a bigger part of MMA, and although Chris Weidman had never failed a drug test, was still randomly tested by the CSAC.
01/08/2015
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
Ortiz, Bonnar pass random drug tests by CSAC
Ortiz, Bonnar pass random drug tests by CSAC
This weekend Tito Ortiz and Stephan Bonnar square off at Bellator 131 in the main event, and today it was announced both passed random drug tests.
11/11/2014
CSAC fines and penalties for four Bellator 127 fighters
CSAC fines and penalties for four Bellator 127 fighters
Penalties for Keith Berry, Nick Moghaddam, Rob Emerson, and Fernando Gonzalez at Bellator 127 ranged from 30-300 days, and $315 to $2,500.
11/04/2014
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
Four fighters fail drug tests at Bellator 127
Four fighters fail drug tests at Bellator 127
Keith Berry, Nick Moghaddam, Rob Emerson, and Fernando Gonzalez each failed a drug test adminstered by the CSAC at Bellator 127.
10/31/2014
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 effectively bans TRT
California effectively bans TRT
The UFC followed suit and banned it [TRT] as well, and today the California State Athletic Commission issued a statement effectively banning it too.
03/06/2014
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
UFC, not California commission, refused to clear Hardy to fight
UFC, not California commission, refused to clear Hardy to fight
UFC welterweight Dan Hardy believed it was the California State Athletic Commission that refused to clear him to fight at UFC on FOX 7. But in truth, it was the UFC.
04/02/2013
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