Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Arizona bill to tighten MMA regulation
Arizona bill to tighten MMA regulation
A bill is making its way through the Arizona Legislature that puts more regulations on mixed martial arts fighting and so-called tough guy competitions in the state.
04/02/2013
NJ, Nevada clarify weigh in rules
NJ, Nevada clarify weigh in rules
According to Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer, officials in the state “go by half-pounds so I round down to the nearest half-pound.”
04/01/2013
PA Commissioner Greg Sirb: Amateur MMA in the USA is 'a mess'
PA Commissioner Greg Sirb: Amateur MMA in the USA is 'a mess'
"We have 642 amateur bouts that have NO State Commission regulation... NO medical suspensions, NO MMA ID cards, this is a SCARY SITUATION."
03/28/2013
Nick Diaz's camp to file complaint over GSP's UFC 158 drug test
Nick Diaz's camp to file complaint over GSP's UFC 158 drug test
"Mr. St-Pierre remains legally and ethically obligated to fight Mr. Diaz at 170 pounds or else vacate the belt in favor of those prepared to fight at welterweight."
03/26/2013
Garrett Holeve - hero
Garrett Holeve - hero
“Them look up to me as a hero, or as a super man,” said Garrett Holeve. “Because them need a super hero.” We all need a hero, and Garrett is one of them.
03/26/2013
Cautionary tale for MMA: Olympic boxing drops headgear, adds 10 pt must scoring
Cautionary tale for MMA: Olympic boxing drops headgear, adds 10 pt must scoring
"There's no evidence protective gear shows a reduction in incidence of concussion," said the AIBA's Charles Butter Butler in announcing new rules for amateur boxing.
03/24/2013
Changes proposed to NSAC for TRT, marijuana policy
Changes proposed to NSAC for TRT, marijuana policy
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) held a public meeting and discussed Temporary Use Exemptions for Testosterone Replacement Therapy, and revisiting rules on marijuana use.
03/22/2013
Michigan house to vote on amateur MMA regulation
Michigan house to vote on amateur MMA regulation
The Michigan House is gearing up to vote on legislation that would impose regulations on amateur mixed martial arts events in the state.
03/21/2013
MMA bill in Conn. makes it out of committee
MMA bill in Conn. makes it out of committee
Connecticut moved closer to allowing professional MMA when a bill to allow state-regulated contests was voted out of the Public Safety and Security Committee.
03/19/2013
WSoF joins fight for MMA in NY
WSoF joins fight for MMA in NY
If New York legalizes the sport it banned in 1997, Ray Sefo envisions at least two shows a year in the state, with one being at Madison Square Garden.
03/18/2013
Fertitta: UFC would add $50,000,000/yr to NY
Fertitta: UFC would add $50,000,000/yr to NY
"Now's the time to bring MMA and UFC to New York," said ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. "For the jobs, the economic benefits and for the fans."
03/16/2013
SD Gov. reverses, will sign MMA bill, grudgingly
SD Gov. reverses, will sign MMA bill, grudgingly
“I know some of the proponents of this bill made the argument that regulating it would create more safety than exists today, and I have to agree that’s true.”
03/15/2013
White: Riddle was cut because he's a f@$%!#& moron
White: Riddle was cut because he's a f@$%!#& moron
'He's a f@$%ing moron," said a blunt UFC president Dana White of Matt Riddle. "That's why he's not here. He's cut because he's a moron."
03/15/2013
Official ABC policy on transgender fighters
Official ABC policy on transgender fighters
Individuals undergoing sex reassignment from male to female AFTER puberty should be eligible for participation in female competitions under the following conditions...
03/08/2013
NY Speaker: MMA in NY not if but when, probably
NY Speaker: MMA in NY not if but when, probably
“I think at some point there will probably be an approval in this state,” New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said. “I can’t tell you when.”
03/07/2013
Transgender fighter Fallon Fox faces licensing issues
Transgender fighter Fallon Fox faces licensing issues
Fallon Fox is bracing herself for controversy, and as the first on-record transgender female fighter in mixed martial arts, she's going to get plenty of it.
03/05/2013
SD Senator envisions biggest UFC ever, at Sturgis
SD Senator envisions biggest UFC ever, at Sturgis
"Picture the possibility of holding the largest attended MMA event in the history of the sport in conjuncture with the Sturgis motorcycle rally."
03/01/2013
South Dakota MMA regulation seems certain, ban defeated
South Dakota MMA regulation seems certain, ban defeated
South Dakota is on the verge of regulating mixed martial arts despite opposition from the unfortunate Rep. Steve Hickey, who called it "the child porn of sports."
02/27/2013
SD rep calls MMA child porn of sports, plans ban, hearing Monday
SD rep calls MMA child porn of sports, plans ban, hearing Monday
At a hearing at 10 a.m. Monday in South Dakota, Rep. Steve Hickey, R-Sioux Falls plans to offer an amendment banning mixed martial arts.
02/24/2013
Ratner reviews judge's performance, privately
Ratner reviews judge's performance, privately
"I've already talked with a judge, and I met with all the officials," said Marc Ratner. "We'll do some stuff internally, but we don't talk about that to the public."
02/18/2013
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