Search Results For "Regulation"

TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
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
Kizer: Why the Open Scoring cure is worse than the disease
Kizer: Why the Open Scoring cure is worse than the disease
The Nevada Athletic Commission's Executive Director Keith Kizer, details two sound reasons why Open Scoring is not optimal for mixed martial arts.
11/26/2013
Study searches for what MMA does to human brain
Study searches for what MMA does to human brain
What if MMA is just as bad for your brain as boxing or football? What if it’s worse? Dr. Charles Bernick is trying to find out, with a study of 400 fighters.
11/22/2013
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
After ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta mentioned that the UFC planned 54 shows in 2014, some 'fans' of the sport tweeted in opposition to the number of shows.
11/22/2013
Kizer: There is no judging crisis in Nevada
Kizer: There is no judging crisis in Nevada
"All seemed to agree that Hendricks won rounds two and four and that St. Pierre won three and five," said Keith Kizer. "The first round could have gone either way."
11/18/2013
Saskatchewan prepares bill to regulate MMA
Saskatchewan prepares bill to regulate MMA
"The commission's going to make sure that their safety comes first," testified gym owner AJ Scales as Saskatchewan prepares to establish an MMA commission.
11/06/2013
Ratner: TUE going to be harder to get
Ratner: TUE going to be harder to get
"I think you'll see less guys on (TRT), because it's going to be harder to get that exemption," said Marc Ratner. Vitor Belfort may face a related choice soon.
10/31/2013
MMA needs to evolve mindset on stopping fights
MMA needs to evolve mindset on stopping fights
A fight can be stopped by the referee, by the corner, by the cageside doctor if directed by the referee, and of course by the fighter. But when should they?
10/30/2013
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