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Al Haymon’s PBC event on CBS was exactly what we expected it to be — not a whole lot.
Five years after boxing trainer Javier Capetillo had his license revoked with the California State Athletic Commission, he was granted a new seconds license in September of 2014. And now the Athletic Commission claims they never gave him one.
Governor Jerry Brown appointed his brother-in-law to the California State Athletic Commission, further politicizing an agency that has been the subject of political tug-of-wars for many years.
Al Haymon’s debut on NBC confirmed the expectations of most heading into Saturday night’s Las Vegas event. It also didn’t really answer the major questions that the critics still feel are unanswered about what PBC is attempting to accomplish.
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.« Previous Entries