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NSAC Director Backs Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler Stoppage

Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) Director Bob Bennett sides with Herb Dean's decision to stop the Ben Askren vs. Robbie Lawler bout at UFC 235. Last night's (March 2) welterweight scrap between Askren and Lawler ended in controversy. Askren was in a world of trouble after being slammed on his...

NAC Executive Director: Kevin Lee Was Medically Fit to Fight at UFC 216

Kevin Lee may have fought with a staph infection, but Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett says the fighter was fit to compete. Last night (Oct. 7), Lee took on Tony Ferguson for the interim Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight title. The bout headlined UFC 216. Ferguson earned...

NAC Executive: Approving McGregor-Mayweather Wasn’t About Money

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director insists that approving Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather wasn't about the money. This Saturday night (Aug. 26), McGregor and Mayweather will meet inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This will be McGregor's professional boxing debut. Meanwhile, Mayweather is one win away...

NAC Executive on McGregor-Mayweather: ‘You Have to Change With The Times’

Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive Bob Bennett has responded to the criticism for approving Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather. McGregor and Mayweather will meet inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Aug. 26. The "super fight" is set to air live on Showtime pay-per-view. The bout has drawn...

NSAC Executive Claims There Will be no Bias With McGregor-Mayweather

When it comes to Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather, a fair fight is key for the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). NSAC executive Bob Bennett says the commission is leaving no stone unturned when it comes to fair play involving the fight. That includes booking an official that won't favor...