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Teddy Atlas calls California State Athletic Commission boxing judging ‘criminal’ on Thursday

Friday, December 12th, 2014

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.

What you need to know about California & new Therapeutic Use Exemption proposal

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

California is in the finishing stages of passing a new Therapeutic Use Exemption for combat sports athletes.

Should California strip Elliott Seymour of his boxing license?

Friday, November 28th, 2014

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 commission

Thursday, 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.

Rumors that Andre Ward may file a lawsuit against the California State Athletic Commission

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

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.

Uncensored: Referee Lou Moret trashes Andy Foster, rips Athletic Commission on money & rules

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

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 right

Thursday, 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 Commission

Sunday, 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 gloves

Saturday, 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 guards

Friday, 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.

Nevada’s circus: Wanderlei Silva & diuretics, anti-inflammatories, and commission morality cops

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

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.

Rethinking UFC’s 50-state regulatory policy after recent athletic commission follies

Friday, June 13th, 2014

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 Schaefer

Thursday, 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.

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