Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
NSAC chair: Drug testing has to be done by ACs
NSAC chair: Drug testing has to be done by ACs
"Lorenzo comes from a perspective of being a previous regulator and understanding it. He wants to do the right thing for the sport - we just have to figure out what that is."
04/05/2014
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
The evolution of MMA and John McCain
The evolution of  MMA and John McCain
"What spawned this dramatic Senatorial turnaround from MMA antagonist to advocate? “MMA’s little talked about secret is its increased focus on safety.”
04/03/2014
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
Fertitta calls for random testing by ACs, UFC will pay
Fertitta calls for random testing by ACs, UFC will pay
“You have to understand how state regulatory systems work," explained Lorenzo Fertitta. "You have to work in conjunction with them."
03/26/2014
Dennis Siver blames new nutritionist for failed drug test
Dennis Siver blames new nutritionist for failed drug test
"I do not want to blame anyone for this result and I take full responsibility for my gullible and careless behavior. It was my mistake and it was grossly negligent."
03/26/2014
Rogan: Weight cutting can cause low T
Rogan: Weight cutting can cause low T
"Weight cutting affects it as well. It kills your whole f@$%ing system, man, and if you do it a lot over a long period of time, it can wreak havoc on your entire body."
03/22/2014
NSAC summons Palhares from Brazil for PED test
NSAC summons Palhares from Brazil for PED test
WSOFn expects to know of the results of Rousimar Palhares' PED test on March 28, 2014, the day before WSOF 9 is scheduled to take place.
03/19/2014
Dennis Siver tests positive for prohibited drug
Dennis Siver tests positive for prohibited drug
"UFC 168's Denis Siver has been flagged for hCG, NSAC in process of issuing temp suspension pending hearing," tweeted Steven Marrocco.
03/15/2014
Belfort TRT doc: Ban drives fighters to black market
Belfort TRT doc: Ban drives fighters to black market
“Instead of having a physician involved in the care of a patient... you’re going to get people doing it underground, using black market steroids."
03/11/2014
White: I never f@$%ing flip flopped on TRT
White: I never f@$%ing flip flopped on TRT
"I have never f@$%ing flip-flopped... I said right off the bat I don't like it, we shouldn't use it. I get it, it's science. I even said it was a loophole in the system."
03/08/2014
OK's Athletic Commission okays return of 8-man tournaments
OK's Athletic Commission okays return of 8-man tournaments
An event in Oklahoma spearheaded by Kenny Monday and Rich Chou has received permission from the regulating body to have fighters fight three times in one night.
03/07/2014
Federal government holds patent on marijauna use to treat concussion
Federal government holds patent on marijauna use to treat concussion
Patent No. 6630507: Cannabinoids are found to have particular application as neuroprotectants, for example in limiting neurological damage following trauma.
03/06/2014
Only Belfort can release results of surprise test
Only Belfort can release results of surprise test
On Feb 7, the NSAC administered a surprise test to Belfort, at the 2013 World MMA Awards. Now only Belfort can release the test results, and he is not.
02/28/2014
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
Brazil AC to follow NSAC in TRT ban, Hendo to be last TUE in Brazil
Brazil AC to follow NSAC in TRT ban, Hendo to be last TUE in Brazil
"As we use Nevada’s athletic commission as a model, we decided to make the same decision here in Brazil and no longer grant TRT exemptions for any fighter."
02/28/2014
Bisping: Belfort will find another way to cheat
Bisping: Belfort will find another way to cheat
“Vitor Belfort’s a cheat, simple as that,” said Michael Bisping. “He’ll go out and try to find another way to cheat. He’ll find another way of manipulating the system, or he’ll try."
02/27/2014
Twitter reacts to TRT ban with a collective YAY
Twitter reacts to TRT ban with a collective YAY
When the NSAC unanimously decided to ban the issuing of Therapeutic Use Exemptions for Testosterone Replacement Therapy, the sport collectively went hooray!
02/27/2014
ESPN story says TUE rate in MMA far higher than other sports.
ESPN story says TUE rate in MMA far higher than other sports.
In another body shot to TUEs for TRT, ESPN.com's Mike Fish argues that TRT exemptions are being issued at a far higher rate for MMA than for other sports.
02/25/2014
Jessica Eye details circumstances around positive marijuana test
Jessica Eye details circumstances around positive marijuana test
In a letter to the TDLR Jessica Eye details an evening during which her father smoked marijuana near her and then attacked her, leading to the positive test.
02/20/2014
Three more steps the UFC could take to combat PEDs
Three more steps the UFC could take to combat PEDs
The disgrace of Lance Armstrong has led to a much cleaner professional bicycling tour. There are some radical steps the UFC could take so we don't get our own Lance.
02/13/2014
Fertitta: UFC will pay for all AC drug testing
Fertitta: UFC will pay for all AC drug testing
Lorenzo Fertitta said that the UFC pay to have any fighter it has under contract tested at any time, for any test, including expensive Carbon Isotope Ratio testing.
02/11/2014
Sen. McCain: I 'absolutely' would have tried MMA
Sen. McCain: I 'absolutely' would have tried MMA
"You boxed at the Naval Academy. If mixed martial arts was around back then, do you think you would have given it a shot?" asked Ron Kruck. "Absoutely," said McCain.
02/10/2014
Sen. John McCain plans to order UFC 172
Sen. John McCain plans to order UFC 172
“I have to give John McCain credit," said Lorenzo Fertitta. "Without him doing what he did back in the ’90s to force regulation, this sport would be dead. "
02/05/2014
Combat sports execs unite to support head trauma study
Combat sports execs unite to support head trauma study
"Most head injury does not produce brain injury. But some head injuries produce a brain injury that starts a process that ends up in something that looks like Alzheimer's."
02/04/2014