Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
UFC to institute random, out of competition PED testing
UFC to institute random, out of competition PED testing
Brett Okamoto is reporting that the UFC will be instituting comprehensive, random out of competition testing going forward for fighters under contract.
08/27/2014
Dana White apologizes for overstepping bounds in ref removal
Dana White apologizes for overstepping bounds in ref removal
Both White and the UFC apologize to Mr. Hughes for calling his professional judgment into question... the UFC looks forward to him working on its events again in the future.
08/26/2014
Alberta last province without an AC
Alberta last province without an AC
Alberta is the only province in Canada without combative sport commission, and the 272 member Alberta Urban Municipalities Association has recommended change.
08/22/2014
Brian Ortega fails PED test, fined, suspended, win changed to NC
Brian Ortega fails PED test, fined, suspended, win changed to NC
The CSAC has suspended Brian Ortega for nine months, fined him $2,500, and changed his win over Mike de la Torr to a No Contest following a failed test for PEDs
08/22/2014
Geronimo dos Santos granted release by UFC
Geronimo dos Santos granted release by UFC
UFC heavyweight Geronimo dos Santos has been granted a release by the company, as his immune system has not recovered fully from Hepatitis B.
08/14/2014
Chael: I tried to game the system
Chael: I tried to game the system
Chael Sonnen on the failed surprise PED test administed by the NAC: "I didn't think I'd be tested for another 44 days. I tried to game the system."
08/14/2014
Wand: There is not much NAC can do as punishment
Wand: There is not much NAC can do as punishment
"There's not much that can be done (as punishment), there’s no legislation over me. I don’t have a license and I’m not committed to fight in any event at the moment."
08/11/2014
Bigfoot: I had great performances without TRT
Bigfoot: I had great performances without TRT
Bigfoot: "Unfortunately, I had little success with TRT, the result wasn't the expected. But I'll work the same way, having a good feeding and supplementing."
08/07/2014
Nevada AG files complaint against Wanderlei Silva
Nevada AG files complaint against Wanderlei Silva
The Nevada attorney general’s office has filed a formal complaint against Wanderlei Silva, following the fighter's refusal to take a PED test in May.
08/05/2014
NSAC threatens $250k fine if Sonnen competes in Metamoris
NSAC threatens $250k fine if Sonnen competes in Metamoris
The Nevada Athletic Commission is seeking to stop Chael Sonnen from competing on Saturday at Metamoris 4, despite the fact that the NSAC does not regulate grappling.
08/04/2014
Belfort: 'No more TRT. Now, it’s TNT'
Belfort: 'No more TRT. Now, it’s TNT'
Vitor Belfort: "I wasn’t cheating at all. I spent a lot of money in testing myself. It is what it is. It’s gone. No more TRT. Now, it’s TNT."
07/28/2014
NAC hearing highlights: Belfort cries, Sonnen gets job
NAC hearing highlights: Belfort cries, Sonnen gets job
Chael Sonnen: "I am guilty. I am ashamed. And I don't have any attempt to put up a defense. So I hope that as I start to converse with you, I don't veer from that."
07/25/2014
Twitter reacts to NSAC hearing
Twitter reacts to NSAC hearing
Tim Kennedy @TimKennedyMMA "@LukeRockhold make sure you use all of the performance enhancing drugs that you can. Apparently it's totally fine."
07/24/2014
Belfort licensed, fights Weidman in Dec
Belfort licensed, fights Weidman in Dec
UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort was granted a conditional license by the Nevada Athletic Commission at a hearing in Las Vegas on Wednesday
07/23/2014
Canadian city wants to ban MMA citing 'secret' organized crime ties
Canadian city wants to ban MMA citing 'secret' organized crime ties
David Lea says the statement about MMA being connected to organized crime is “nauseating” and insists Vernon council has no right, or grounds, to ban MMA events.
07/18/2014
EFC Africa responds to lifetime fighter ban
EFC Africa responds to lifetime fighter ban
“The reasoning put forward in the article is based on incorrect information," explained UFC Africa head Cairo Howarth after Elvis Moyo was barred for life from boxing.
07/18/2014
Two more fighters hospitalized for extreme weight cutting
Two more fighters hospitalized for extreme weight cutting
“So I passed out and stopped breathing in the sauna trying to make weight. I guess they did CPR on me for a while and I came to in the hospital."
07/17/2014
Wand: I tested myself, I'm clean, ready to fight in 2 months
Wand: I tested myself, I'm clean, ready to fight in 2 months
Wanderlei Silva: "I’m totally clean and cleared to fight as soon as possible. I’m just waiting for the UFC to tell me a date and local."
07/13/2014
SA pro barred from boxing for life for MMA fight
SA pro barred from boxing for life for MMA fight
In South Africa, a heavyweight athlete who competes in both MMA and in boxing has been barred for life from boxing, simply for taking an MMA fight.
07/11/2014
Kennedy: I really believe around 60-70% of UFC fighters are on PEDs
Kennedy: I really believe around 60-70% of UFC fighters are on PEDs
Tim Kennedy on the PED rate in the UFC: "Are we talking 60 or 70 percent? I really believe it’s somewhere in that range of fighters that are using.”
07/11/2014
UFC, Chael release statements on test fail
UFC, Chael release statements on test fail
"We are made aware that a second random test resulted in a positive test result for Chael Sonnen. Chael will have an opportunity to appear in front of the NSAC..."
06/29/2014
MMA in NY could get resolved this summer
MMA in NY could get resolved this summer
A judge has put her foot down on timing, so look for a settlement or decision that could have NY saying it's okay for the UFC to use third-party sanctioning to run shows.
06/22/2014
New Wand video: Problem is solved, hopes to fight Sonnen
New Wand video: Problem is solved, hopes to fight Sonnen
Wanderlei Silva{ "I am relieved to have solved this problem... I have nothing to hide and I am glad we solved this... Now I’m waiting for Sonnen’s suspension to end."
06/20/2014
NM AC suspends Jason High for one year, Sanchez decision stands
NM AC suspends Jason High for one year, Sanchez decision stands
New Mexico State Athletic Commission chairman Tom King has suspended Jason High for a year for shoving the ref, and find him 10% of his purse ($1,900).
06/18/2014
Attorney: Wand had wrist injury, fled as he was on diuretics
Attorney: Wand had wrist injury, fled as he was on diuretics
Wanderlei Silva and his attorney appeared at a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday and offered an explanation for his refusal to take a test.
06/18/2014