Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
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
Jessica Eye fails drug test, win becomes NC, fined $1,875, can still fight
Jessica Eye fails drug test, win becomes NC, fined $1,875, can still fight
Jessica Eye failed a drug screen administered by the Texas AC for UFC 166 in October. She will be sanctioned, but is not suspended from fighting at UFC 170.
02/03/2014
TX AC declares Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman a NC
TX AC declares Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman a NC
The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has changed the decision in Jessica Eye vs. Sarah Kaufman at UFC 166 to a No Contest.
02/01/2014
NJ AC disagrees with ARP call for TRT ban
NJ AC disagrees with ARP call for TRT ban
"The ARP may have placed the cart before the horse," explains Dr. Sherry Wulkan of the NJSACB is calling for more stringent testing for PEDS in MMA.
01/30/2014
NSAC doctor will advise against Belfort TUE, chairman will consider it
NSAC doctor will advise against Belfort TUE, chairman will consider it
"If we know beyond a shadow of a doubt that someone has used PEDs in the past, they will not get an exemption,'' said Dr. Trainor. "No, no way.''
01/29/2014
Association of Ringside Physicians calls for phasing out of TRT
Association of Ringside Physicians calls for phasing out of TRT
"Consequently, the Association of Ringside Physicians supports the general elimination of therapeutic use exemptions (TUE) for testosterone replacement therapy."
01/28/2014
MMA, boxing powers join for brain study
MMA, boxing powers join for brain study
All the major powers in boxing and MMA are turning out to support the Cleveland Clinic Professional Fighters Brain Health Study.
01/27/2014
Roy Nelson applies for NSAC Executive Director job
Roy Nelson applies for NSAC Executive Director job
"My wife and I were talking about having something besides fighting to fall back on," said Roy Nelson. "And I think I would be able to do some good."
01/27/2014
NSAC: Belfort TRT will be an issue
NSAC: Belfort TRT will be an issue
“Giving Vitor Belfort a license is not going to be a problem," said NSAC chair Francisco Aguilar. "The issue is going to come from a TRT exemption."
01/23/2014
What do you know about regulation?
What do you know about regulation?
Jim Genia was invited by Nick Lembo, counsel for the NJSACB, to shadow a seminar for the judges, referees and inspectors who will be working UFC 169 on Feb 1.
01/18/2014
UK ref calls for change in Unified Rules timeout after foul
UK ref calls for change in Unified Rules timeout after foul
Therefore, in summary, I propose an amendment to section 15. Fouls article H. Fighter Fouled by other than low blow paragraph (ii) to replace ‘illegal’ with ‘intentional’.
01/13/2014
Keith Kizer resigns, effective Jan 27
Keith Kizer resigns, effective Jan 27
Keith Kizer has resigned as executive director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, effective Jan 27, to resume his career as an attorney.
01/10/2014
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


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