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Nevada State Athletic Commission

UFC Events For May 30 & June 6 Approved By NSAC

The Octagon will officially be back in Las Vegas. Ever since the UFC returned, Dana White has wanted the events to take place at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas. Yet, the Nevada State Athletic Commission had not approved the return of combat sports. The promotion announced they would hold the...

Khabib Nurmagomedov Believes UFC Will Create Interim Champion During His Absence

Khabib Nurmagomedov is sticking to his guns when it comes to his ongoing beef with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The sanctioning body punished Nurmagomedov in a recent meeting by handing the lightweight champion a nine month suspension and a $500,000 fine for instigating the post fight brawl at UFC 229...

NSAC Warns They Could Stop Working with USADA

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) wants the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to improve its communication skills. If they don't the two sides might just end their working relationship. Yesterday (Tues. January 29, 2019), a three-hour hearing in Las Vegas took place to determine the fighting future of...

Khabib Says He’s “Done” Fighting In Nevada After NSAC Suspension

It looks like UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov's days of fighting in Nevada are over. Today (Tues. January 29, 2019) the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) handed "The Eagle" a one-year suspension. This comes after his involvement in the post-fight brawl at UFC 229. Khabib defeated Conor McGregor via...

Jon Jones Granted Conditional One-Fight License By NSAC

Jon Jones has been granted a license to fight by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Jones is expected to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Anthony "Lionheart" Smith. They're expected to main event UFC 235 on pay-per-view (PPV). It all goes down from the T-Mobile Arena in...

Khabib Reacts To NSAC Suspension & Fine

Earlier today (Tues. January 29, 2019) UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov was finally given his suspension and fine for his UFC 229 antics. Following his submission victory over Conor McGregor, Khabib jumped the Octagon and attacked McGregor cornerman Dillon Danis. This sparked a brawl between both teams, inside and...

Cody McKenzie Accuses NSAC Official Of Sexual Harassment

Cody McKenzie has made quite the accusation at a Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) official. McKenzie was recently suspended for four years due to submitting a "urine substitute" ahead of a September bout. McKenzie's suspension was broken down into two years for "aggravated circumstances" and two years for "disregard for...

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...

Nick Diaz Suspended For Not “Ass-Kissing” The “Corrupt” NSAC Says Jon Fitch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CvsRZc42NWg A we already saw with his thoughts on the treatment of Rousimar Palhares, Jon Fitch is not shy about throwing shade at the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Well, in addition to sharing his thoughts on that mess, he also talked to MMAFighting.com about the issue of the week: The...

Dana White on Nick Diaz Suspension: “I Have To Figure Out All The Facts First”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SPYJLjMkdLI The UFC continued their UFC 193 media tour in Australia by hosting a fan question and answer session with UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey and UFC President Dana White, and Submission Radio was there to get video of it all. Unsurprisingly, the topic of Nick Diaz came up. Specifically,...

Nick Diaz’s Former Teammate Leslie Smith Refusing To Fight in Nevada

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i080G3hitYA Earlier, we told you about how both UFC flyweight contender/Oympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo and UFC bantamweight contender Aljamain Sterling are refusing to fight in Nevada. Not only are they doing this in protest of the state athletic commission suspending Nick Diaz for five years over a questionable marijuana...

Ronda Rousey on Nick Diaz Suspension: “It’s So Not Right”

Ronda Rousey was in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia today for the UFC 193 ticket onsale press conference, and made a point of speaking out about her friend Nick Diaz being suspended for five years for a questionable positive post-fight test for marijuana. She did not hold back at all. MMAFighting's Marc...

NSAC Issues Temporary Suspensions To UFC Fighters Drysdale, Casey

Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey suspended after testing positive for PEDs in their latest UFC bouts.

Wanderlei Silva Faces No Discipline Today, NSAC Tables Discussion

Notes from Wanderlei Silva's hearing today with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Metamoris 4 Results – Galvao Submits Sonnen, Barnett Taps Out Lister

Complete results from Saturday's Metamoris 4 event from Los Angeles, California.