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The price and punishment for a fighter caught failing a drug testing in California just skyrocketed. And in the process, fighters are also going to lose financial protections that were previously afforded to them in arbitration.
As the drug testing protocols increase in Nevada, there is also political movement in California to institute out-of-competition drug testing thanks to UFC lobbying efforts.
The in-ring antics of boxing referee Laurence Cole marred what was otherwise a good fight between Omar Figueroa Jr. and Ricky Burns.
The first shoe in Nevada has dropped in the ugly aftermath of the Manny Pacquiao/Floyd Mayweather fight.
Both the Association of Boxing Commissions and Golden Boy are throwing the legal kitchen sink at Al Haymon. However, neither party is accusing Haymon of racketeering despite alleging that he & his associates are supposedly involved in illegal business activity?
The Association of Boxing Commissions has petitioned the US Attorney General to investigate Al Haymon for alleged violations of the Muhammad Ali Act. Golden Boy has now sued Al Haymon over alleged violations of both the Sherman & Clayton Antitrust Acts.
The Association of Boxing Commission is publicly asking for an investigation into alleged violations of the Muhammad Ali Act by boxing magnate Al Haymon.
Manny Pacquiao fought with a torn rotator cuff against Floyd Mayweather. And now he’s getting sued. Where’s the heat on the Nevada State Athletic Commission?
Floyd Mayweather predictably won by unanimous decision. Casual fans predictably feel duped. HBO and Bob Arum are licking their wounds.
Saturday night’s fight at StubHub Center got ugly with unruly fight fans throwing plastic & glass bottles in response to a putrid performance by Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The scene should have never happened in the first place and it opens the doors to potential lawsuits against the Athletic Commission.
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.« Previous Entries