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Ronda melts down the internet; if UFC can’t convince fans of real challengers, then what?

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Violence all over the UFC 184 card at the Staples Center. The UFC has their female Mike Tyson with Ronda Rousey, but where are they going to find challengers that the public will buy into as a threat?

A legislative push to extend the California State Athletic Commission into 2020

Friday, February 27th, 2015

The politicos in Sacramento are gearing up for four more years of the state’s Athletic Commission.

A public service announcement for a California State Athletic Commission survey

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

The California State Athletic Commission is conducting a survey and wants your feedback.

Will UFC’s 2015 NYE super fight feature Frank Mir vs. Brock Lesnar?

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

If Brock Lesnar wants to jump back to the UFC, he’ll have a very familiar opponent ready and waiting for him to fight.

Andy Foster in California doubles down on using anonymous judges for performance reviews

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

In California, the Athletic Commission is now using job performance reports relying on anonymous judges scoring fights.

The devil is in the details for UFC’s new drug policy

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

I’m still not fully sure on how UFC is going to implement more stringent drug testing protocols for their fighters, but they talked tough at their Wednesday press conference in Las Vegas.

Law and leadership, not shadow tribunals, is the way to fix bad officiating in California

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

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.

Friday news dump: Sacramento tells commission to not give fighters testosterone exemptions

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Even politicians in Sacramento know that athletic commissions should be saying “no” to fighters wanting exemptions to use testosterone.

The quick & dirty on any changes coming to California State Athletic Commission board

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Decision time for Governor Jerry Brown: will he reappoint long-time friend John Frierson, Dr. Christopher Giza, and Dr. VanBuren Ross Lemons to the California State Athletic Commission board?

UFC 183’s double drug testing failures leads us to ask these basic questions…

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

A million new questions must be asked after both Anderson Silva & Nick Diaz failed drug tests administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Your 2014 California State Athletic Commission salary figures

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

If you have the right connections, you can get paid good money to work for the California State Athletic Commission.

No more Chris Weidman fight at Staples Center and… no more Anderson Silva?

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Anderson Silva’s comeback fight with Nick Diaz produced a successful result… but was it the end? Plus, Chris Weidman won’t be fighting Vitor Belfort at Staples Center. What now?

A start to UFC’s 2015 event campaign that has played out beyond wildest expectations

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Everything is going swimmingly for UFC so far as they launch their 2015 campaign. In fact, they couldn’t have possibly dreamed of some of the good luck they’ve discovered so far.

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