Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Renzo: Almost all fighters on PEDs
Renzo: Almost all fighters on PEDs
Renzo Gracie: "There are exceptional guys like Frankie Edgar and Chris Weidman. These two have never taken anything. I watch them closely. Everyone (else) takes."
03/12/2015
Matt Brown: 5 year suspension for 1st PED fail
Matt Brown: 5 year suspension for 1st PED fail
Matt Brown: "The #1 thing to do is harsher penalties. First offense, five-year ban .. That's going to sway a lot of guys. It's going to turn a lot of guys away from doing it."
03/12/2015
Cejudo: Failed PED test should be lifetime ban
Cejudo: Failed PED test should be lifetime ban
Henry Cejudo: "I think it should be a lifetime ban to get caught with steroids, and you should get no pay, and you should go to jail. This is cheating, and it’s BS."
03/11/2015
Conn. moves to fix poisoned MMA law
Conn. moves to fix poisoned MMA law
In June of 2013, MMA became legal in Connecticut, but a health care provision to the original bill was backed by a detractor meant there still have been no shows.
03/10/2015
WI lawmakers propose kickboxing regulation following death in ring
WI lawmakers propose kickboxing regulation following death in ring
Wisconsin lawmakers want to regulate kickboxing after a death in the ring, but, some argue that the proposed bill's verbiage is over broad.
03/10/2015
White confident enough in NY MMA bill passage to hold date at MSG
White confident enough in NY MMA bill passage to hold date at MSG
An MMA bill passed the NY Senate five times, and failed each time; now UFC president Dana White is confident enough that he has held a space at MSG.
03/07/2015
NSAC answers Wand argument about PED testing
NSAC answers Wand argument about PED testing
"The plain language of the definition of an unarmed combatant, when read together with NAC 468.850, supports the conclusion that the Commission had authority."
03/06/2015
Weidman: What bugs me most about Silva PED fail
Weidman: What bugs me most about Silva PED fail
Chris Weidman: "The thing that bothers me the most about this Anderson Silva thing and different guys getting caught, is that it's more about the younger guys coming up."
03/06/2015
Belfort: Not fair to test me seven times for PEDs, and Weidman only once
Belfort: Not fair to test me seven times for PEDs, and Weidman only once
Vitor Belfort: "That shows that for the system to work, everybody has to be tested equally ... It’s not fair that they test me seven times and only test him once."
03/05/2015
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about MMA in NY
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about MMA in NY
Lorenzo Fertitta: We're cautiously optimistic. (New Assembly Speaker Heastie) has been a supporter in the past, but he's in a different role now."
03/04/2015
Coach: Silva wouldn't use PEDs in 'a dirty way'
Coach: Silva wouldn't use PEDs in 'a dirty way'
Luiz Dorea: "We are all really sad. He’s the biggest MMA athlete of all times. He’s a correct man, would never do anything to have an advantage."
03/04/2015
Ace: It's sad, Silva will be remembered like Lance Armstrong
Ace: It's sad, Silva will be remembered like Lance Armstrong
Rich Franklin on Anderson Silva: "Much like Lance Armstrong. He won all those Tour De France’s, but as soon as he tested positive for PEDs, that’s what people remember."
03/03/2015
ABC head positive about new UFC PED testing plans
ABC head positive about new UFC PED testing plans
ABC president Tim Lueckenhoff and legal and rules committee chair Nick Lembo expressed support for the UFC's new third-party PED testing plans.
03/03/2015
Silva will admit to use of drostanolone but not to doping
Silva will admit to use of drostanolone but not to doping
Brazil Esporte reports that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva will admit to taking drostanolone, but to recover from the broken leg, not to cheat.
02/28/2015
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
Yves Edwards PED solution: We hold each other accountable
Yves Edwards PED solution: We hold each other accountable
Yves Edwards: "So here’s my solution. Fighters, fight teams, coaches, significant others, mentors, brothers and sisters have to hold each other accountable."
02/27/2015
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
Testing ain't easy
Testing ain't easy
July 1 is the UFC's deadline for implementation of comprehensive, random, out-of-competition testing. This multi-million-dollar step is needed. But it won't be easy.
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
Ellenberger: You can tell PED users by the way they look
Ellenberger: You can tell PED users by the way they look
Jake Ellenberger: "You can tell when you clinch up with somebody. Probably the biggest test is by the way they look, but I'm not going to name names."
02/20/2015
Anderson Silva: The rush to condemn me is unfair
Anderson Silva: The rush to condemn me is unfair
Anderson Silva: "I think that the hurry some people have to condemn me is unfair. The time it takes to destroy a reputation is infinitely less than that is taken to build it."
02/20/2015
Werdum: Silva should honor his word and retire
Werdum: Silva should honor his word and retire
Fabricio Werdum: "Anderson Silva let a lot of people down, mostly because he said that fighters using PEDs shouldn't fight anymore, Let's see if he'll keep his word and retire."
02/19/2015
Rockhold for more testing 'especially Black House'
Rockhold for more testing 'especially Black House'
Luke Rockhold: "I definitely am pushing for more drug testing ... Especially Black House camp. I think Lyoto Machida is a clean fighter, but I’m definitely pushing."
02/19/2015
Texas AC not doing random, out of competition testing at UFC 185
Texas AC not doing random, out of competition testing at UFC 185
Greg Alvarez: "Nobody has ever brought it up. If it gets brought up at our medical board, then it would get put on the agenda and we would talk about it."
02/18/2015