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[ARCHIVES] Nick Diaz White House Petition Reaches 100,000 Signatures

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kd71SM-By78 It came down to the wire, but the WhiteHouse.gov petition to lift the Nevada Athletic Commission's five year suspension of Nick Diaz has reached the needed 100,000 signatures. Lots of petitions get started, but few reach that threshold and get an official response from President Barack Obama's administration. Bloody...

Referees, Judges Assigned for Jones vs. Gustafsson, Cyborg vs. Nunes at UFC 232

The referees and judges have been selected for the two title fights that will headline UFC 232 in Las Vegas on Dec. 29. The main event will see Jon Jones return from more than a year away as he looks to recapture the light heavyweight title when he faces Alexander...

Nurmagomedov, McGregor Suspensions Upheld, Commission Releases Part of Fight Purse

UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmgomedov and Conor McGregor will both remain suspended pending a full disciplinary hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission that's expected to take place on Dec. 10. On Wednesday, the Nevada Commission voted to uphold temporary suspensions for both fighters after they were involved in a post...

Nevada Commission Will Address Nurmagomedov-McGregor Brawl During Wednesday Meeting

The Nevada Athletic Commission will take the first steps towards any potential punishment being handed down to Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor for their roles in a post fight brawl after UFC 229 in Las Vegas. The entire ordeal started just seconds after Nurmagomedov defeated McGregor to retain his lightweight...

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...

NAC: Mayweather’s Team Reached Out to Ask About Changing Glove Size

Looks like all the talk about changing glove sizes for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather wasn't just a bluff from "Money." Much has been made over the glove size going into McGregor vs. Mayweather. In the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), fighters use four ounce gloves. That isn't the case in...

Nick Diaz Free to Fight or Corner Again in Nevada After Reaching Agreement

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jM8CicJZk-Y Free at last. While Nick Diaz's negotiated 18 month suspension (for testing positive for marijuana in-competition when he fought Anderson Silva) was up in the Summer, he had yet to be cleared to be re-licensed by the state of Nevada. That's because he had yet to pay what he owed...

Former UFC Fighter Konstantin Erokhin Fined, Suspended By NAC

We likely may never see Konstantin Erokhin compete inside the Octagon again. The heavyweight has been fined $3,300 and suspended for a year after failing a drug test. The Nevada Athletic Commission levied the penalties Wednesday during a hearing, citing drostanolone and drostanolone metabolites in his drug test. Erokhin (9-3) had...

Nick Diaz Suspension Settlement Approved: 18 Months & $100,000

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jM8CicJZk-Y Just a few minutes ago at the Nevada Athletic Commission's monthly meeting (liveblog here), the second item on the agenda was a settlement with Nick Diaz. Diaz was, of course, suspended for five years over a positive test for marijuana metabolites after his fight with Anderson Silva. Because he...

Liveblog Of Nevada Commission Hearing For Wanderlei Silva, Nick Diaz, & More

Today at noon Eastern Time (9:00 a.m. Pacific Time, which is local time in Nevada), the Nevada Athletic Commission is holding their monthly meeting. This is the most eventful meeting in a while, which you can see from the meeting's agenda on the commission's website (PDF). Not only is the...

Nevada Athletic Commission To Meet With WSOF Reps Today

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Pt7plB24Ro Today, during the monthly Nevada Athletic Commission meeting, one of the items on the agenda was the number of fights on World Series of Fighting's December 18th card. WSOF wants 20 bouts, while the NSAC tries to cap cards off at 18. The audio of the whole motion is...

Wanderlei Silva Wants To Work For Nevada Athletic Commission

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAFtJ2bKlZw Wanderlei Silva has become synonymous with his YouTube videos in the last year r so. Usually, there's mood lighting and loud music and often he's yelling at you. His newest video is out, and it's more subdued than most have been. You can watch it above, but if you...

Georges St. Pierre Offers Nick Diaz Help In Fighting Suspension

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWCWwSWeiTA A few years ago, the hottest rivalry in mixed martial arts was between Georges St. Pieree and Nick Diaz. The best welterweight in the UFC against the best welterweight in Strikeforce. The handsome, clean cut, respectful mainstream celebrity champion against the loudmouth from the wrong side of the tracks...