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After failing to win his legal battles against promoter Dan Goossen, boxer Andre Ward may be targeting the California State Athletic Commission for legal action next.
Tensions have reached a boiling point amongst officials and athletic inspectors working for the California State Athletic Commission. However, no one could have ever imagined a scenario where famous boxing referee Dr. Lou Moret would be the one to bring the fact against Andy Foster.
Missing money: California officials hit with new pay cut because box offices aren’t calculated rightThursday, August 14th, 2014
A new pay scale is being introduced in California for officials working boxing, MMA, and muay thai events. The stated primary reason? Because athletic inspectors aren’t properly calculating box office numbers right. Therefore, officials must take a pay cut. It makes no sense.
An audio guide to the week that was the Federal indictment alleging extortion of California State Athletic CommissionSunday, August 3rd, 2014
Last week’s revised Federal indictment alleging that individuals wanting to keep the California State Athletic Commission alive were supposedly extorted by California state senator Leland Yee & his fundraising consulting Keith Jackson. The indictment contains explosive charges but you have heard very little comment in combat sports media circles about the case. Jeff Thaler & Zach Arnold sit down to discuss what the Federal indictment is alleging and what it means for the parties named & not named. What’s going to happen to the future of the Athletic Commission?
Gary Russell’s chief second, Rodrigo Mosquera, allowed by Andy Foster to return 4 months after CSAC upheld suspension for altering glovesSaturday, June 21st, 2014
Andy Foster has earned his lousy reputation as a boxing regulator in California and also as a soft-on-crime administrator. Suspended, cheating trainer Rodrigo Mosquera is living proof.
California State Athletic Commission appointee, mother of pitcher Kyle Lohse, caught up in huge tribal $ dispute w/ armed guardsFriday, June 20th, 2014
When Governor Jerry Brown flooded the zone with new appointments to the California State Athletic Commission in 2013, he made one unusual selection that became a nothingburger — and now we know why it did.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing on Tuesday was every bit the circus we thought it would be. And Wanderlei Silva came out looking a whole lot worse than he first appeared after not cooperating with his random drug test.
The UFC has long touted a 50-state strategy to get MMA regulated in every single American state. The problems with that strategy are rearing their ugly heads right now.
Fight Opinion Radio: Steve Kim on mutual assured destruction between Oscar De La Hoya & Richard SchaeferThursday, June 5th, 2014
Steve Kim of MaxBoxing.com joined us on Fight Opinion Radio to talk about the divorce between Oscar De La Hoya & Richard Schaefer and what it means going forward for Golden Boy. Will Oscar DLH go to court to reveal the skeletons in the closet and create a situation for mutual assured destruction? The biggest boxing story yet to come may be taking place outside of the ring.
Changes are coming at the Department of Consumer Affairs and the California State Athletic Commission in 2015 but don’t get your hopes up regarding an increase in quality regulation.
The fallout from The Desert Sun going after the California State Athletic Commission continues. Cole Miller says he doesn’t want to fight in California any longer. Is Jon Jones negotiating a new contract? A lot of turmoil in MMA right now.
The California media is waking up to what is happening with the state Athletic Commission and the results make for brutal, must-see reading.
The story on Andy Foster/California approving an over-50 female fighter versus a 300 pounder; Byars wins unanimous decisionThursday, May 22nd, 2014
There have been some bad boxing mismatches approved in California over the last couple of years but this one may truly take the cake.« Previous Entries