693 Search Results for NSAC

Dec 7, 2016 12:36 pm

Nick Diaz & NSAC reach agreement, Diaz cleared to fight again immediately

Despite the fact that Nick Diaz celebrated the end of his shortened suspension earlier this year, the eldest Diaz brother hadn’t returned to the Octagon due to the fact that he had yet to pay his fine to the NSAC. The failure to pay his fine resulted in Diaz being barred from cornering his brother...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Should Conor McGregor be thankful his NSAC fine was only $150,000?

“I get fined more than these bums get paid,” tweeted UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor on Monday following his hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). I get fined more than these bums get paid — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 10, 2016 McGregor is basically right. Most fighters that compete in the UFC aren’t making...

Oct 10, 2016 1:38 pm

Conor McGregor reacts to $150,000 fine from NSAC

On Monday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission ruled a stiff penalty on Conor McGregor for his involvement in the water bottle fiasco at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference at the MGM Grand. The incident involved Team McGregor and Team Nate Diaz in an object-throwing war with press getting caught in the middle of it...

Oct 10, 2016 11:07 am

Conor McGregor handed stiff penalties from NSAC for UFC 202 water bottle war

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had his hearing with the Nevada State Atheletic Commission (NSAC) on Monday for the UFC 202 water bottle war against Nate Diaz and his team during the pre-fight press conference. McGregor will have to open up his wallet for the incident after the NSAC ordered that McGregor pay a $150,000...


Oct 5, 2016 2:17 pm

Jon Jones NSAC hearing postponed

It looks as though the MMA community will have to wait longer for the return of pound for pound kingpin, interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. After it was revealed last month that Jones would be appearing in front of the NSAC on October 10th along with Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, who could be...

Sep 22, 2016 2:13 pm

Jon Jones, Nate Diaz, and Conor McGregor get dates for NSAC hearing

Thursday afternoon, news broke that the NSAC had scheduled disciplinary hearings for Jon Jones, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto broke the news, which revealed that the trio would be having a hearing on October 10th. Per Bob Bennett of NSAC, McGregor/Diaz (water bottles) and Jones (failed test) hearings are all scheduled for...

Sep 14, 2016 11:57 am

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid NSAC fine, suspension upheld

Nick Diaz still hasn’t paid off his fines from the Nevada State Athletic Commission, so don’t expect him to fight until he does. Bob Bennett, the executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, spoke with Damon Martin of FOX Sports and discussed the matter of Diaz’s suspension status and the financial matters holding him...

Sep 7, 2016 9:55 pm

NSAC will not penalize Nate Diaz for potential CBD pen

In the main event of UFC 202, Stockton superstar Nate Diaz squared off against Conor McGregor in a highly anticipated welterweight showdown. McGregor and Diaz went the distance, putting on what many believe to be one of the best fights of all time. Following the fight, Nate Diaz appeared at the UFC 202 post-fight press...

Sep 7, 2016 6:16 am

NSAC releases McGregor and Diaz drug tests results from UFC 202

“Everybody’s on steroids.” Those were the accusatory words infamously uttered by Nate Diaz in the buildup to his UFC 196 submission win over Conor McGregor. As it turns out, however, Diaz’s claim is not accurate. While steroid abuse is certainly a real problem in MMA, neither he nor McGregor are using them. So no, not...

Aug 23, 2016 9:03 am

Brock Lesnar’s temporary suspension extended by NSAC

In the wake of UFC 202, the NSAC has ruled to officially extend Brock Lesnar’s temporary suspension. Lesnar, who defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision on the main card of UFC 200, failed an out of competition drug test prior to the fight, as well as a fight night drug test. This led Mark Hunt...

Aug 18, 2016 3:46 pm

NSAC stops Nick Diaz from cornering Nate Diaz at UFC 202

When Nate Diaz steps into the Octagon to square off against Conor McGregor Saturday night in the main event of UFC 202, he will once again not have his brother Nick in his corner. While Nick has been unable to corner his brother in his last 2 fights given that he was serving a suspension...

Aug 17, 2016 2:57 pm

NSAC reacts to Conor McGregor-Nate Diaz altercation

Wednesday afternoon at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference, the event was cut short after the Diaz brothers stormed the event with their entire team and began throwing water bottles at Conor McGregor. McGregor responded by grabbing various items from the stage, including Monster Energy cans, and throwing them back at the Diaz brothers while...

Aug 10, 2016 8:28 pm

Brock Lesnar’s case put on agenda at next NSAC meeting, Jon Jones left out

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar had failed a pre-fight and fight night drug test, there has been much speculation as to when Lesnar would appear in front of the NSAC regarding his case. In addition, many are wondering when former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will appear in front of the NSAC...

Jul 24, 2016 12:01 pm

Chael Sonnen claims he holds an NSAC record

Former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen claims he holds a Nevada State Athletic Commission record. A Brock Lesnar fan took to Twitter to voice his displeasure with Sonnen for Chael’s comments regarding Brock Lesnar’s failed USADA drug test at UFC 200. Sonnen responded to the fan with the following information: 6....

Jul 19, 2016 4:45 pm

Brock Lesnar’s failed drug test repercussions could go beyond NSAC

With the news of Brock Lesnar failing two drug tests for his UFC 200 bout with Mark Hunt, one out-of-competition, and one fight night, many are wondering what the repercussions will be for the former heavyweight champ. Given the precedent set by the NSAC in the past, many are expecting Lesnar to be fined and...

Jul 18, 2016 11:08 am

NSAC extends Jon Jones’ temporary suspension, tests positive for clomiphene and letrozole

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) held a hearing on the extension of temporary suspension for Jon Jones on Monday following Jones’ potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. The hearing finally revealed the substances that Jones tested positive for that came from a June 16 out-of-competition sample. According to ESPN, Jones tested “positive for clomiphene, which is...

Jul 18, 2016 9:46 am

NSAC confirms Jon Jones tested positive for anti-estrogen substance

UFC 200 took a huge turn just days prior to the event taking place when it was revealed that Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. While news of Jones’ violation was known, the banned substances that Jones tested positive for was not released. However, Chael Sonnen and Rashad...

Feb 17, 2016 11:50 am

Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva gets 3 years from NSAC

The infamous running of Wanderlei Silva from drug testing officials handed Silva a three year suspension down from a lifetime ban in the re-hearing with NSAC officials today. The original decision would of saw the end of “The Axe Murderer” career, however, his push for a fight with Fedor “The Last Emperor” Emelianenko won’t materialize...

Jan 13, 2016 10:47 am

Nick Diaz makes an announcement following NSAC hearing

It was a breath of fresh air after the Nevada State Athletic Commission came to a settlement on Nick Diaz’s suspension and fine on Tuesday. The commission who previously had a five-year suspension and $165,000 fine slapped on Diaz for testing positive for Marijuana in the state for the third time reduced the penalties on...

Jan 12, 2016 7:37 am

Video: Have a NSAC hearing today? -The Best of Nick Diaz-

Today is the day we find out what the Nevada State Athletic Commission will be giving Nate Diaz for for testing positive for marijuana last year. Will the NSAC be lenient in their decision with Diaz after the #freenickdiaz movement took the fight to the White House? We’ll fill you in the decision when the...

Jan 11, 2016 1:26 pm

NSAC Agenda: The fate of Nick Diaz and Wanderlei Silva hangs on the balance

Wanderlei Silva is first on the hot-seat tomorrow as the Nevada Athletic commission look to re-view Silva’s 2014 incident where he ran from a drug test. The “non-training run” may cost him $70,000 and a lifetime ban. Silva’s defense team has stated that their client wasn’t licensed during the time the test was administered which...

Jan 7, 2016 3:20 pm

NSAC expected to make ruling on Diaz suspension on January 12th

MMA fans have been anxiously awaiting news on the NSAC’s settlement talks with Nick Diaz following an uproar stemming from their harsh 5 year suspension due to Diaz failing a drug test for marijuana. According to MMAFighting the commission could be making a ruling on the settlement talks as early as their meeting next Thursday...

Jan 1, 2016 8:14 am

NSAC confirms record breaking attendance at UFC 194

The UFC brass is likely celebrating at this piece of news! The Nevada State Athletic Commission has confirmed that UFC 194 broke the UFC’s attendance record with 16,516, and a UFC United States gate record with a gate of $10.1 million. The NSAC confirmed with MMAJunkie that 15,648 tickets were sold for the event, totaling...

Nov 4, 2015 10:15 pm

Diaz & NSAC discussing 18 month suspension

It was announced last month that Nick Diaz and the NSAC were in potential settlement talks that could see Diaz return to the Octagon in 2016. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that Diaz and the NSAC could be close to reaching an agreement that would see Diaz’s suspension dropped from 5 years down to...

Nov 4, 2015 8:22 am

Shields upset NSAC ignored Palhares’ eye-gouges

Last month Rousimar Palhares answered to the NSAC for holding a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out at WSOF 22. Following the bout Palhares was immediately stripped of the WSOF championship. Palhares was suspended for 2 years for ‘unsportsmanlike conduct’ given that this isn’t the first time he has held a submission after his...