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The process is underway in California to legally tackle a major problem in combat sports: extreme weight-cutting and dehydrated fighters.
With Donald Cerrone losing to Rafael dos Anjos, we’re one step closer to seeing Conor McGregor fight Frankie Edgar. It will be spectacular.
UFC’s new drug testing partner, USADA, is in hot water with the Nevada State Athletic Commission for allegedly giving TUEs to Floyd Mayweather (IV) & Frank Mir (Adderall).
Javier Capetillo was, in essence, banned for life after losing his California license in January of 2009. Six years later, he got a new license but remains sidelined after the Athletic Commission did a u-turn.
Alexander Shlemenko and his attorney, Howard Jacobs, appear ready to sue the California State Athletic Commission for a three-year suspension due to alleged multiple drug violations.
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.
California fighters & managers in contract disputes will no longer have access to free arbitration services with the state Athletic Commission. Plus: so much for confidential settlements. The Legislature reveals the price tag for settling two lawsuits.
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.
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.
The politicos in Sacramento are gearing up for four more years of the state’s Athletic Commission.
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