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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
CSAC takes 1st step against unregulated shows
CSAC takes 1st step against unregulated shows
Andy Foster on unregulated events in California: "If you've done all your fights against fake record people, you're starting at nothing."
09/01/2015
AR, CA first states to regulate weight cutting
AR, CA first states to regulate weight cutting
Arkansas and California are the first two States to issue rules to address the culture of extreme weight cutting in mixed martial arts.
08/31/2015
Viral video spurs unregulated event investigation
Viral video spurs unregulated event investigation
Xplode owner Gregg Sharp saud that he is considering legal action against BJPenn.com, the website that originally used the "Soccer Mom" terminology.
08/28/2015
All fighters pass UFN 71 surprise testing
All fighters pass UFN 71 surprise testing
For UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee, California State Athletic Commission executive director Andy Foster surprise tested all North American-based fighters. All passed.
07/14/2015
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: 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
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