Search Results For "Regulation"

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Ratner defends 10-point must in MMA
Ratner defends 10-point must in MMA
"Not all 10-9 rounds are equal," said Marc Ratner. "Certainly in a 3-round fight, that can skew who wins, but for the most part, most of the decisions are good."
10/16/2013
The Jack Brown interview: KEITH KIZER
The Jack Brown interview: KEITH KIZER
UG guest blogger extraordinaire Jack Brown conducts the most comprehensive interview to date with the most influential AC director in the USA, Keith Kizer.
10/13/2013
CABMMA suspends Palhares 90 days
CABMMA suspends Palhares 90 days
The regulating body in Brazil, Comissao Atletica Brasileira de MMA has suspended Plahares for 90 days beyond any medical suspensions he may receive.
10/11/2013
Louisiana AC revisits issue of breast implants in the cage and ring
Louisiana AC revisits issue of breast implants in the cage and ring
The requirement for a doctor's note in the case of breast implants will expire at the beginning of next month, unless the AC decides to make the rule permanent.
10/09/2013
Potential solution in NJ to weight cutting issues
Potential solution in NJ to weight cutting issues
"30 days out, a fighter has to be within 10% of the contracted weight," explained NJSACB counsel Nick Lembo. "7 days out, the fighter is 5% of the contracted weight."
10/05/2013
Ben Rothwell fails PED test, warned by AC, suspended by UFC
Ben Rothwell fails PED test, warned by AC, suspended by UFC
UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell has been suspended for nine months by the UFC following a test that showed elevated levels of testosterone.
10/03/2013
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


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