Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
NSAC hearing reveals source of Shields 2012 suspension
NSAC hearing reveals source of Shields 2012 suspension
At UFC 150 Jake Shields was suspended for six months, fined $5,675, and his win over Ed Herman was changed to a No Contest, but state laws prevented disclosure.
01/12/2015
German court annuls ban on UFC broadcasts
German court annuls ban on UFC broadcasts
The UFC and TUF have been banned from German broadcasts since 2010, but the Administrative Court in Munich ruled the current ban is illegitimate and annulled it.
01/09/2015
Jones' sample was in fact CIR tested, nothing suspicious found
Jones' sample was in fact CIR tested, nothing suspicious found
Jon Jones unusual T/E ratio led many to challenge the NAC to subject the samples to further tests. As it turns out, they did, and nothing suspicious was found.
01/09/2015
NAC: Jones test for recreation drugs was 'adminstrative oversight'
NAC: Jones test for recreation drugs was 'adminstrative oversight'
If the NAC did not have the authority to act on an out of competition positive test for recreational drugs, then why did they administer a test for it?
01/07/2015
'Diablita' retired from combat sports but suffering cognitive symptoms
'Diablita' retired from combat sports but suffering cognitive symptoms
Michelle Gutierrez: "I do things like put the cheese in the pantry and bread in the fridge. I have no long term memory and it's awful. I feel like I'm 80 years old."
01/02/2015
Man standing in the way of MMA in NY is under FBI investigation
Man standing in the way of MMA in NY is under FBI investigation
The New York Times is reporting that New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is under investigation by the FBI over substantial, undeclared payments.
12/30/2014
UGer gives exploited, disabled man in WI his medals
UGer gives exploited, disabled man in WI his medals
When UGer Blue Duck read about what happened to intellectually lesser abled fighter Jessie Roach in Wisconsin, he did something beautiful.
12/19/2014
White: There should be harsher penalties for eye pokes
White: There should be harsher penalties for eye pokes
"If you poke a guy in the eye, you have to lose the round or something. There has to be harsher penalties and it will make guys and girls keep their hands closed."
12/13/2014
Man with mental disabilities KOed in unregulated Wisconsin fights
Man with mental disabilities KOed in unregulated Wisconsin fights
Jesse Rowell knocked out Jessie Roach, 31, who suffers from mental illness and, according to his family, has the intellectual capacity of a young grade-schooler.
12/10/2014
NAC head: Who CM Punk fights 'matters a great deal' in licensing
NAC head: Who CM Punk fights 'matters a great deal' in licensing
Bob Bennett: "Money-making potential is not something that goes into our decision making process. We have the health and safety of the fighters in mind."
12/09/2014
Accusations about CABMMA PED tests at UFC 179 prove to be false
Accusations about CABMMA PED tests at UFC 179 prove to be false
S&C coach Chad Macias argued that CABMMA had falsely claimed to test Phil Davis for HGH at UFC 179; CABMMA had in fact said expliciltly that he was not tested.
12/08/2014
Rivera will appeal loss to Faber
Rivera will appeal loss to Faber
Francisco Rivera: "When I felt it, I covered myself. I was trying to tell the ref: 'My eye! My eye!' I felt Faber hitting me. I couldn't see. He was on my left side."
12/08/2014
Wanderlei Silva seeks court review of lifetime ban
Wanderlei Silva seeks court review of lifetime ban
Wanderlei Silva's attorney Ross Goodman: "This whole thing has just been one big kangaroo court, and now we’re about to get a real hearing."
12/01/2014
Sonnen mulling tryout for 2016 Olympics
Sonnen mulling tryout for 2016 Olympics
Chael Sonnen: "I've considered trying out for the 2016 Olympic team in Greco-Roman wrestling... I could be right in there, top four or five."
11/12/2014
Roan Carneiro accepts responsibility for being late, fined $100
Roan Carneiro accepts responsibility for being late, fined $100
After having $15,000 of his $50,000 purse withheld pending a hearing, Roan Carneiro has accepted responsibilty for being late, and was fined just $100.
11/05/2014
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
NJ to institute instant replay in MMA on Saturday
NJ to institute instant replay in MMA on Saturday
Larry Hazzard: “The hope is other commissions start to follow our lead but as of right now it’s only New Jersey that will be implementing the instant replay."
10/31/2014
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
Penalties for PEDs in MMA are too gentle
Penalties for PEDs in MMA are too gentle
The penalty for failing a PED test for the first time is 30% of purse, a nine-month suspension, and changing a W to NC. These penalties are insufficient.
10/29/2014
Bisping not bitter over losses to fighters on PEDs
Bisping not bitter over losses to fighters on PEDs
Michael Bisping: “Would things have been different? Yes, probably. Am I bitter about it? No, I’m not. I try to take it like a man, and get on with the rest of my life.”
10/27/2014
Drysdale suspended one year for failed PED test
Drysdale suspended one year for failed PED test
Following a failed PED test in July, the NAC has suspended Robert Drysdale for a year, fined him 33% of his purse, and change his win to an NC.
10/27/2014
UFC COO talks Cung Le suspension, unsuspension
UFC COO talks Cung Le suspension, unsuspension
Lawrence Epstein: “I’m not going to sugarcoat this: We’re not happy with how this particular situation played out. Once we had information, we rescinded it."
10/24/2014
Cung Le wants an apology
Cung Le wants an apology
Cung Le: "The UFC’s press release does little in the way of an apology of which I believe I am rightly owed after unfairly enduring the public’s scrutiny."
10/23/2014