Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Judge determines pro MMA legal in New York State, if sanctioned
Judge determines pro MMA legal in New York State, if sanctioned
"BREAKING: In 2 weeks the UFC will likely be able to hold events in NY," tweeted Jim Genia. "Judge in Zuffa vs. NYS case pushing parties to settle."
02/13/2013
Bill to regulate ammy MMA in MI house has hearing today
Bill to regulate ammy MMA in MI house has hearing today
State Rep. Harvey Santana says amateur MMA events being staged in Michigan every weekend, and the way many bouts are staged puts fighters at serious risk.
02/12/2013
Belfort on TRT at UFC on FX 7
Belfort on TRT at UFC on FX 7
MMAJunkie's John Morgan is reporting via Twitter what the vast majority of fans had assumed - "Additionally, Vitor Belfort was on TRT for the fight."
02/06/2013
SD Governor opposes MMA bill
SD Governor opposes MMA bill
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he opposes a bill that would create a state athletic commission because it would legitimize mixed martial arts fights.
01/25/2013
Bill would create South Dakota AC
Bill would create South Dakota AC
A bill in the South Dakota legislature would revive a state commission to oversee boxing and mixed martial arts in an effort to keep fighters safe in the cage.
01/19/2013
Keith Kizer: I welcome honest criticism
Keith Kizer: I welcome honest criticism
“I welcome criticism,” said Keith Kizer. “None of us are above criticism. I welcome honest criticism, whether it is constructive or correct or not, as long as it’s honest.”
01/18/2013
Bill would legalize MMA in Connecticut
Bill would legalize MMA in Connecticut
Looney & Williams were also influenced by the Connecticut AFL-CIO, which opposed the 2012 mixed martial arts bill because of union clashes with the industry in Nevada.
01/17/2013
MI town intends to bar minors from MMA shows
MI town intends to bar minors from MMA shows
"This entire discussion is appalling," said a resident. "You're talking about doing things people get arrested for ... This is not a sport at all, this is unadulterated murder."
01/15/2013
Government in Western Australia bans use of cage in MMA
Government in Western Australia bans use of cage in MMA
Western Australia Sports Minister Terry Waldron confirmed the use of cages in MMA contests would be prohibited once the regulations were gazetted in early March.
01/12/2013
Fighters call for amateur MMA regulation or ban in Michigan
Fighters call for amateur MMA regulation or ban in Michigan
"It's the wild, wild west. You can literally do whatever you want," he said. "Somebody's gonna die in this sport unless it's regulated. I truly believe that."
12/29/2012
Nick Diaz legal appeal of suspension denied, further appeal possible
Nick Diaz legal appeal of suspension denied, further appeal possible
Nick Diaz, the likely next title challenger to UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre on Friday had his case tossed out by a Nevada judge.
12/14/2012 mmajunkie
GA MMA political gridlock continues
GA MMA political gridlock continues
"Kelly Farr doesn't have the skills that we require, and we're not going to compromise," said Georgia Commission Chairman Don Geary.
12/11/2012 wsbtv.com
Is it time for overhaul of AC marijuana rules?
Is it time for overhaul of AC marijuana rules?
Carlin Bardsley argues coherently that Athletic commissions are in need of a serious overhaul on how they approach the issue of marijuana.
12/04/2012 mmasucka
Quebec AC denies Sakara appeal - Côté remains winner by DQ
Quebec AC denies Sakara appeal - Côté remains winner by DQ
Québec athletic commission spokesperson Joyce Tremblay said they have refused to consider the appeal. ”The decision of the arbitrator is final and without appeal.”
11/25/2012 mm-eh.ca
UFC promoting Reem return with NSAC okay
UFC promoting Reem return with NSAC okay
"We asked the commission, can we start setting up a fight for Alistair Overeem," said White, who added "but he’s still got to go before the commission."
11/19/2012 bloodyelbow
Final autopsy inconclusive in death of SC fighter
Final autopsy inconclusive in death of SC fighter
"There's just nothing here that explains his death. It's also important to note that... I don't know anything that might have been predictive of his death."
11/09/2012 mmajunkie
Georgia MMA in turmoil
Georgia MMA in turmoil
A commissioner with the Georgia AC on Tuesday accused a top state official of appointing an unsuitable candidate, Steve Lindsey, to run the office.
11/07/2012 mmajunkie
MMA in Georgia under temporary suspension
MMA in Georgia under temporary suspension
The Georgia AC conditionally approved the remaining boxing and MMA events submitted to the state for 2012; a new Director will be named shortly.
11/06/2012 The Underground
Kizer: We know why Nick Diaz drank 24 bottles of water
Kizer: We know why Nick Diaz drank 24 bottles of water
"Those water bottles were 8-ounce bottles, so 24 bottles is about a gallon-and-a-half if my math is right," said Keith Kizer. "I saw what he drank. And we know why."
11/05/2012 middleeasy
NJ trainer responds to probation sentence for falsifying medicals
NJ trainer responds to probation sentence for falsifying medicals
Philip Dunlap, 49, of Mahwah, NJ, a trainer who owns and operates a gym called Advanced Fighting Systems, was sentenced to two years of probation.
10/26/2012 nj.gov
Andy Foster named new head of the CSAC
Andy Foster named new head of the CSAC
The California DCA announced that Andy Foster was named California State Athletic Commission Executive Director. Foster will begin his new job Nov. 7.
10/24/2012 The Underground Blog
Soares: CSAC is unethical, unorganized, completely ridiculous joke
Soares: CSAC is unethical, unorganized, completely ridiculous joke
"It's just a bunch of idiots out there, man," said Ed Soares. "I just can't believe that they'd sit there and admit they were wrong the way that they did."
10/21/2012 mmafighting.com
Riddle, Rivera UFC 149 wins changed to NC
Riddle, Rivera UFC 149 wins changed to NC
Victories at UFC 149 for Matt Riddle and Francisco Rivera will be wiped off the books and made no contests by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission.
10/20/2012 mmajunkie.com
MMA bill introduced in Canadian House of Commons
MMA bill introduced in Canadian House of Commons
Canada’s legal definition of prize fighting hasn’t been rewritten in nearly 80 years. With a big push from the UFC, a change is seemingly imminent.
10/18/2012 calgaryherald.com
MMA receives official government recognition in Russia, under Fedor
MMA receives official government recognition in Russia, under Fedor
In a momentous event for MMA in Russia, the Ministry of Sport recently recognized MMA as an official sport. Fedor Emelianenko has been named to run it.
10/01/2012 championat.com