Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
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
Saskatchewan creating AC to regulate MMA
Saskatchewan creating AC to regulate MMA
Saskatchewan is establishing an AC, making MMA legal in province, and opening the doors for the UFC to hold a show there.
08/15/2013
White: Boston not a great place to put on fights
White: Boston not a great place to put on fights
"I'd be a liar if I said no," White answered when asked. "It's a great place to go hang out with my friends and eat, but not a great place to put on fights."
08/12/2013
Iole: No one going after Biogenesis boxers and MMA fighters
Iole: No one going after Biogenesis boxers and MMA fighters
Kevin Iole details the structures in place that allowed baseball to respond to the Biogenesis scandal, while boxers and MMA fighters suffer nothing for cheating.
08/07/2013
State stops controversial Florida fight
State stops controversial Florida fight
The Florida Boxing commission has shut down a planned bout between Garrett Holeve and David Steffin, who have Down Syndrome and cerebral palsy, respectively.
08/06/2013
NY assembly minority leader wants special vote on MMA
NY assembly minority leader wants special vote on MMA
"In addition to voting on measures that advance a women’s agenda, the Assembly should bring a vote on Mixed Martial Arts legislation to the floor."
08/05/2013
British Columbia legalizes ammy MMA
British Columbia legalizes ammy MMA
British Columbia injury lawyer Erik Magraken covered recent advances in amateur MMA regulation in his province for MMA Sucka.
08/02/2013
Bellator's Artoff tests positive for marijuana
Bellator's Artoff tests positive for marijuana
Preliminary-card fighter Steven Artoff was flagged for marijuana and is due next month at a hearing held by the tribal commission that oversaw the event.
07/10/2013
Fighter gets 15k from TX AC, one year later
Fighter gets 15k from TX AC, one year later
It took a year, but Lucas Pimenta received nearly $15,000 from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. MMAJunkie's Steven Marrocco has the story.
06/28/2013
Carina Damm submits false urine sample, suspended six months
Carina Damm submits false urine sample, suspended six months
“It’s a bigger crime to hide the crime than to commit the crime,” said Bernie Profato of Carina Damm's alleged submission of a false urine sample.
06/23/2013
NY MMA bill dead for 2013
NY MMA bill dead for 2013
"We genuinely feel bad for the hotels, restaurants, gyms, and other businesses that support our effort and have championed this cause," said Lorenzo Fertitta.
06/19/2013
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
Shaq to NY pols: 'Do the right thing'
Shaq to NY pols: 'Do the right thing'
"For more than a decade, I’ve trained in MMA," said retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal. "It’s time for New York to do the right thing."
06/11/2013
Bareknuckle boxing coming to New Hampshire?
Bareknuckle boxing coming to New Hampshire?
MASS-MMA.com's Dan Bonnell has tracked down a "secret" event apparent bringing back a rule set not seen since the early 1900s - bareknuckle boxing.
06/08/2013
Health care provision could derail MMA in Conn.
Health care provision could derail MMA in Conn.
All states that regulate MMA events require insurance, but none requires promoters to cover fighters' health care costs, said UFC spokesman Steven Greenberg.
06/08/2013