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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
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: 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
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
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
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
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
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
California becomes first state to adopt youth pankration rules
California becomes first state to adopt youth pankration rules
USFL president Jon Frank: “I feel we have created a great standard of rules and regulations ensuring the safety of these young athletes."
09/12/2014
One of the best spinning kick KOs in MMA you'll ever see!
One of the best spinning kick KOs in MMA you'll ever see!
There may not be a more exciting finish in MMA than a head kick knockout. Now add a spin in there and the highlight is generally amazing.
08/25/2014
Brian Ortega fails PED test, fined, suspended, win changed to NC
Brian Ortega fails PED test, fined, suspended, win changed to NC
The CSAC has suspended Brian Ortega for nine months, fined him $2,500, and changed his win over Mike de la Torr to a No Contest following a failed test for PEDs
08/22/2014
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
ABC, CA, and NJ do not plan to follow NJSAC lead on TRT ban
ABC, CA, and NJ do not plan to follow NJSAC lead on TRT ban
The Association of Boxing Commissions as well as the New Jersey and California Athletic Commissions do not have plans to follow Nevada in a total TRT ban.
02/28/2014
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
TRT use now prohibited in California
TRT use now prohibited in California
Zach Arnold from FIghtOpinion reports that until further notice, there will no Therapeutic Use Exemptions for Testosterone Replacement Therapy in California.
06/12/2013
Gil Melendez: We need judges who train
Gil Melendez: We need judges who train
"Some judges just don't know what's going on. I wish they'd get on the mat and train and really feel what it's like and do some boxing or some Muay Thai."
04/24/2013
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