1146 Search Results for nevada

Oct 8, 2015 4:52 am

Cejudo Explains Decision To Boycott Nevada

Henry Cejudo on what he’s looking at facing Jussier Formiga: “His ground game and his jiu-jitsu are world class. I’m ready. I have better clinch work, better striking and more power in my hands.”   Cejudo on if he should get the next title shot: “I hate the rankings. There’s only one champion. I believe...

Sep 21, 2015 3:25 pm

Nevada Senator speaks out against how NSAC handled Nick Diaz’s suspension

Nevada State Athletic Commission’s suspension of Nick Diaz is not going unnoticed as everybody from Ronda Rousey to Katt Williams have spoken out against the punishment. Diaz tested positive for marijuana in one of his three drug tests at UFC 183 and is being forced to sit on the sidelines for five years. The fans...

Sep 18, 2015 10:23 am

UFC’s Leslie Smith Now Refuses To Fight In Nevada

Leslie Smith (7-6-1 MMA) is the latest UFC fighter to refuse to fight in Nevada following the NSAC’s five-year suspension of Nick Diaz. The women’s bantamweight competitor took to her Sqor account to announce her decision: “I am making a statement and will stand with my fellow fighters Nick Diaz, and Henry Cejudo and refuse...

Sep 16, 2015 10:48 am

Henry Cejudo Refuses To Fight In Nevada Following Nick Diaz Suspension

Well, here’s what could end up being the first of many. In light of the recent five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, top UFC flyweight and olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has stated that he will refuse to fight in Nevada moving forward. The suspension has been a...

Sep 15, 2015 8:42 am

Cole Miller Responds To Nick Diaz Suspension –– Suggests Nevada Boycott

The MMA world caught fire on Monday when news of Nick Diaz’s five year suspension began to spread. The Nevada State Athletic commission handed down a highly controversial ruling, suspending Diaz for 5 years and fining him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. He tested positive for marijuana, but his legal time...

Sep 11, 2015 5:00 pm

Wandy’s Going After The NSAC –– Initiates Nevada Supreme Court Appeal

Former Pride FC legend and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva is once again dealing with legal issues, except this time, he’s the one initiating it. Silva and his legal team have initiated an appeal for the Nevada Supreme Court to rule on whether or not the Nevada State Athletic Commission were within their rights to lay...

Jul 2, 2015 9:53 am

Diaz Lawyer Not Confident With Nevada Pot Hearing

Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana the night of UFC 183 and his fight with Anderson Silva. He has yet to have his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but his lawyer is already feeling nervous about it. His lawyer, Lucas Middlebrook, spoke with MMAFighting and said that because of other cases that he’s...

Jun 30, 2015 3:55 pm

Nevada Requesting Jose Aldo’s Rib Scans

UFC featherweight champion is making us all wait to see if he will actually fight at UFC 189. There have been conflicting medical reports, pushed back training sessions and now the Nevada State Athletic Commission is trying to get ahold of Aldo’s rib scans. This according to NSAC’s Bob Bennett, who talked to ESPN. “Right now,...

Apr 27, 2015 3:23 pm

Nevada Athletic Commission Keeping Close Eye On Jones Incident

It seems as though everyone is waiting to see how this Jon Jones incident plays out, even the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The commission told MMAFighting that Jones has passed all of his pre-fight drug tests leading up to UFC 187. These tests would not include any recreational drugs. The commission also said that like...

Mar 24, 2015 11:33 am

Vitor Belfort Granted License To Fight In Nevada

Former UFC champion, Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort has been granted his license to fight Chris Weidman, by the State of Nevada’s NSAC. Belfort, who was likely the sole reason for the ban on TRT, originally tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone, during out-of-competition testing. He has since passed five random drug tests, and proved...

Feb 6, 2015 11:32 am

Anderson Silva’s Win Over Nick Diaz Taken Away By Nevada

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is having a rough week. After learning of his failed drug test, the widely considered pound-for-pound greatest fighter of all-time will have most recent win over Nick Diaz overturned by the State of Nevada. This unfortunate turn of events makes Silva winless in 2.5 years, with his last Octagon...

Feb 5, 2015 2:00 pm

Nevada: ‘We would never conspire to delay drug results’

Anderson Silva failed his pre-fight drug test on January 9 for two different steroids. The former champion was then allowed to fight on February 3 in the UFC 183 main event against Nick Diaz. Fans, and fighters, have an issue with that, and rightfully so. In a new interview with the Los Angeles Times, Bob...

Feb 4, 2015 4:05 am

Nevada Commissioner: Anderson Silva Failure “Unfortunate For All Of Us”

“I think it’s very unfortunate. The UFC have made a tremendous effort to level the playing field in their fight against PEDs. Credit goes to them for doing the right thing based on principles and they continue to support our out-of-competition drug testing efforts. You can’t lose sight of all the other athletes that do...

Feb 2, 2015 12:56 pm

UFC files motion to have Antitrust lawsuit moved to Nevada

Last Friday, UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC filed a motion to transfer the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them from San Jose, California to the state of Nevada. The UFC, whose headquarters are based in Las Vegas, believe the proceedings would be “fair and logical” if the case was heard in Nevada. Zuffa also claims that...

Jan 20, 2015 10:47 am

Wanderlei Silva Sues Nevada State Athletic Commission

UFC and PRIDE fighting legend Wanderlei Silva is suing Nevada State’s Athletic Commission for issuing him a lifetime ban from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The MMA Fighters lawsuit states, “The NSAC, like any other agency, is a ‘creature’ of statue and attempts to expand jurisdiction over subject matter not conferred by the legislature...

Jan 6, 2015 3:06 pm

REHAB! Jones Popped For Cocaine By Nevada State Commission

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones tested positive for cocaine following a random drug screening done by the NSAC on Dec. 3, 2014. As a result Jones has entered into drug rehab. UFC officials have released the following statement. We support UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ decision to enter a drug treatment facility to...

Dec 18, 2014 10:12 am

SURPRISE VISIT! Jon Jones Hit With Random Drug Test By Nevada

The Nevada State athletic commission just stopped by my house and hit me with that random.. Only thing I'm on is that #PHW pure hard work! They are probably wondering how my chicken legs are so strong. I've had a few @muscletech products but that's all legal A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones)...