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The politicos in Sacramento are gearing up for four more years of the state’s Athletic Commission.
In California, the Athletic Commission is now using job performance reports relying on anonymous judges scoring fights.
There’s a built-in way to establish job performance reviews of officials who are not performing to the highest of standards in California. However, that process is being ignored or uprooted in favor of administrative action that is legally questionable.
Even politicians in Sacramento know that athletic commissions should be saying “no” to fighters wanting exemptions to use testosterone.
If you have the right connections, you can get paid good money to work for the California State Athletic Commission.
A very controversial decision rendered by California State Athletic Commission boxing judges on Thursday night in Pechanga has caused an uproar for a one-sided TV fight.
California is in the finishing stages of passing a new Therapeutic Use Exemption for combat sports athletes.
A 1-9 California journeyman boxer lost to 62 year old Mickey Rourke in Russia. It’s our opinion that the California State Athletic Commission should step in and strip Seymour of his boxing license.
The Feds may really get their show trial regarding allegations of extortion of California athletic commissionThursday, November 27th, 2014
We may actually end up getting a show trial involving California state senator Leland Yee vs. the United States government in relation to allegations that Yee supposedly coerced bribes from individuals trying to keep the California State Athletic Commission alive.
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?« Previous Entries