Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Cage ban in Australia forces UFC out of some states
Cage ban in Australia forces UFC out of some states
"The UFC are free to hold events in Western Australia as long as they (use a ring not a cage)" said Western Australia's Sports Minister Terry Waldron.
12/04/2013
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
Kizer: Why the Open Scoring cure is worse than the disease
Kizer: Why the Open Scoring cure is worse than the disease
The Nevada Athletic Commission's Executive Director Keith Kizer, details two sound reasons why Open Scoring is not optimal for mixed martial arts.
11/26/2013
Study searches for what MMA does to human brain
Study searches for what MMA does to human brain
What if MMA is just as bad for your brain as boxing or football? What if it’s worse? Dr. Charles Bernick is trying to find out, with a study of 400 fighters.
11/22/2013
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
After ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta mentioned that the UFC planned 54 shows in 2014, some 'fans' of the sport tweeted in opposition to the number of shows.
11/22/2013
Kizer: There is no judging crisis in Nevada
Kizer: There is no judging crisis in Nevada
"All seemed to agree that Hendricks won rounds two and four and that St. Pierre won three and five," said Keith Kizer. "The first round could have gone either way."
11/18/2013
Saskatchewan prepares bill to regulate MMA
Saskatchewan prepares bill to regulate MMA
"The commission's going to make sure that their safety comes first," testified gym owner AJ Scales as Saskatchewan prepares to establish an MMA commission.
11/06/2013
Ratner: TUE going to be harder to get
Ratner: TUE going to be harder to get
"I think you'll see less guys on (TRT), because it's going to be harder to get that exemption," said Marc Ratner. Vitor Belfort may face a related choice soon.
10/31/2013
MMA needs to evolve mindset on stopping fights
MMA needs to evolve mindset on stopping fights
A fight can be stopped by the referee, by the corner, by the cageside doctor if directed by the referee, and of course by the fighter. But when should they?
10/30/2013
Ratner defends 10-point must in MMA
Ratner defends 10-point must in MMA
"Not all 10-9 rounds are equal," said Marc Ratner. "Certainly in a 3-round fight, that can skew who wins, but for the most part, most of the decisions are good."
10/16/2013
The Jack Brown interview: KEITH KIZER
The Jack Brown interview: KEITH KIZER
UG guest blogger extraordinaire Jack Brown conducts the most comprehensive interview to date with the most influential AC director in the USA, Keith Kizer.
10/13/2013
CABMMA suspends Palhares 90 days
CABMMA suspends Palhares 90 days
The regulating body in Brazil, Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA has suspended Plahares for 90 days beyond any medical suspensions he may receive.
10/11/2013
Louisiana AC revisits issue of breast implants in the cage and ring
Louisiana AC revisits issue of breast implants in the cage and ring
The requirement for a doctor's note in the case of breast implants will expire at the beginning of next month, unless the AC decides to make the rule permanent.
10/09/2013
Potential solution in NJ to weight cutting issues
Potential solution in NJ to weight cutting issues
"30 days out, a fighter has to be within 10% of the contracted weight," explained NJSACB counsel Nick Lembo. "7 days out, the fighter is 5% of the contracted weight."
10/05/2013
Ben Rothwell fails PED test, warned by AC, suspended by UFC
Ben Rothwell fails PED test, warned by AC, suspended by UFC
UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has been suspended for nine months by the UFC following a test that showed elevated levels of testosterone.
10/03/2013
UFC allowed to proceed with case against NY
UFC allowed to proceed with case against NY
“We are pleased with the outcome of this crucial ruling," said UFC COO Ike Lawrence Epstein. "It is time for New York to have a new law on MMA."
10/02/2013
Chicago suburb backs down from MMA ban
Chicago suburb backs down from MMA ban
The Naperville, IL city council tried to ban MMA but was thwarted by state law, and is now trying to control it through liquor laws and special event licensing.
10/02/2013
Mazzulli: Joe Warren should be grateful, not argumentative
Mazzulli: Joe Warren should be grateful, not argumentative
"Mr. Warren has to understand that the Mohegan Tribal Athletic Department looks out for the best interest of the fighter," said Director Michael Mazzulli.
10/01/2013
Rogan blasts 10 Point Must scoring in MMA
Rogan blasts 10 Point Must scoring in MMA
"That makes no f@$%ing sense," said Joe Rogan. "The system in place right now, the scoring system, is from boxing and they need to develop one just for MMA."
10/01/2013
MMA fights for a bright future in South Dakota
MMA fights for a bright future in South Dakota
"I've got a successful management practice, and the guys love coming here. I would love to see the UFC in the state of South Dakota, and I won't bet against it."
09/16/2013
Louisiana AC bans breast implants in the cage and ring
Louisiana AC bans breast implants in the cage and ring
The LA AC passed an emergency rule Wed prohibiting fighters with breast implants from participating in matches, without OK from the surgeon.
09/13/2013
Hendricks: GSP threw me under the bus with maybe 'shady' VADA testing
Hendricks: GSP threw me under the bus with maybe 'shady' VADA testing
"The last I heard from my management and the UFC was WADA. Then GSP just went and did VADA on his own and threw me under the bus to clear his name."
09/11/2013
UFC Fight Night 28 fighters suspended 14-180 days
UFC Fight Night 28 fighters suspended 14-180 days
The Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission, or Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA (CABMMA) suspended every fighter at UFC Fight Night 28, from 14-180 days.
09/07/2013
NSAC raises marijuana threshold by 300%
NSAC raises marijuana threshold by 300%
The highly influential NSAC, under the direction of Keith Kizer, has raised the testing threshold of marijuana metabolites from 50 ng/mL to 150 ng/mL.
09/05/2013
Boston bans anyone under 16 from attending MMA shows without a parent
Boston bans anyone under 16 from attending MMA shows without a parent
The Boston City Council passed a resolution that will ban anyone under the age of 16 from attending all ammy and pro MMA events without the supervision of a parent.
08/21/2013