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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.

Discovery motions will name informants, witnesses in alleged extortion of California State Athletic Commission

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Business is about to pick up regarding evidence & wiretaps being revealed in the FBI’s mega-indictment against California state senator Leland Yee. One of the many allegations against Yee involves supposed extortion of individuals trying to keep the California State Athletic Commission alive.

There’s a third person who may have been allegedly extorted by Leland Yee over CSAC

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

In re-reading the federal indictment against California state senator Leland Yee, it appears that there may have been a third party allegedly solicited for cash and connections in exchange for Yee voting yes on SB309. SB309 was the bill that extended the life of the California State Athletic Commission by two years.

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?

Indicted senator Leland Yee was gifted tickets by UFC during time of alleged extortion of California State Athletic Commission

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

During the time that the Feds allege that California state senator Leland Yee was extorting individuals who wanted to keep the California State Athletic Commission alive, Yee was given $300 worth of tickets by the UFC as a political gift.

Was UFC the target of a shakedown by alleged Chinatown mob-linked pol over California State Athletic Commission?

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

After further examining the federal indictment against a disgraced California state senator for allegedly extorting money in exchange for the California State Athletic Commission’s survival, the question is: who was the target of the supposed shakedown?

Feds allege Chinatown mob-linked pol extorted California State Athletic Commission for $

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

According to an updated federal indictment last week in Oakland, disgraced state senator Leland Yee and Chinatown mob boss Shrimp Boy allegedly extorted the California State Athletic Commission for cash in exchange for survival.

What exactly happened with that Matt Brown weigh-in fiasco in San Jose?

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Why was there such confusion at the weigh-ins in San Jose when Matt Brown missed weight for his fight against Robbie Lawler? The back story is one you should learn.

After UFC San Jose Arena event, will Florida offer their commission job to Andy Foster?

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

After regulating the UFC San Jose Arena event featuring Robbie Lawler vs. Matt Brown, Andy Foster is on his way to Tampa for the Association of Boxing Commissions meeting. Will the Florida Boxing Commission job be offered to him at the ABC convention?

After Dustin Holyko debacle, time for DBPR & Tallahassee to call Andy Foster in California; 60 second search would have revealed all on Holyko

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

After the latest scandal with the Florida Boxing Commission, it’s time for someone at DBPR in Tallahassee to make the phone call to Andy Foster and hire him away from Sacramento. The move would make a lot of sense.

Golden groans, rope-a-dope edition, on the denials of California’s regulators

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

After we called out an athletic inspector for missing illegal application of vaseline on a fighter — right in front of his face — the inspector had the balls to challenge us for further evidence. That was a very bad call on his part.

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