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Kelvin Gastelum & Coach Fined By NYSAC For UFC 244 Towelgate

Kelvin Gastelum and his coach, Rafael Cordeiro, have been punished for a UFC 244 weigh-in incident. Ahead of his UFC 244 bout with Darren Till, Gastelum tipped the scales at 184 pounds. Gastelum used a towel so he could take off his clothes despite having wiggle room on the scale....

Coach Denies Kelvin Gastelum Used Him To Manipulate UFC 244 Weigh-in

Kelvin Gastelum's coach insists that his fighter didn't cheat to make weight for UFC 244. Much has been made about Gastelum's UFC 244 weigh-in earlier today (Nov. 1). Gastelum brought out the towel for his weigh-in but ended up making weight at 184 pounds. Many have claimed that Gastelum deliberately...

NYSAC Seeks Disciplinary Action Against Kelvin Gastelum Over UFC 244 Weigh-in

The NYSAC aren't letting Kelvin Gastelum slide as now they are looking at disciplinary action against the UFC middleweight. Gastelum is scheduled to meet Darren Till tomorrow night (Nov. 2) in the co-main event of UFC 244. Both men made weight earlier today, but there was something a bit off...

Paulo Costa Claims ‘Stomach Medication’ The Cause Of NYSAC Fine

Paulo Costa has been fined by the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC). Costa was initially set to fight Yoel Romero this month, but was pulled from the UFC Fort Lauderdale card for unknown reasons. Romero said he heard that Costa popped for drug use, but Costa denied it. It...

NYSAC Responds To Concerns Over Health Of UFC 230 Headliners

The New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) has released a quick response to those concerned that the UFC 230 headliners won't be ready to compete by Nov. 3. UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to defend his title against Derrick Lewis. The bout came to fruition at what seems...

NYSAC Makes Rule Changes to Weigh-Ins Following Daniel Cormier’s ‘Towel Trick’

There are some changes being made to weigh-ins under the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC). Taking the "fool me once, shame on me" approach, the NYSAC is preventing fighters from holding onto any objects while being weighed. Reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title holder Daniel Cormier grabbed...

Charles Oliveira Says There’s no Need For NYSAC Suspension

Charles Oliveira doesn't see the point in his 60-day suspension. Oliveira is coming off a first-round submission win over former Bellator lightweight title holder Will Brooks. The two met at UFC 210 this past Saturday night (April 8) inside the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY. After the fight, "do Bronx" jumped...

NYSAC Says Video Evidence Was Legal For UFC 210 Co-Main Event

Chris Weidman shouldn't expect a hand from the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC) in the UFC 210 controversy. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) title holder took on Gegard Mousasi this past Saturday night (April 8) inside the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY. Weidman looked to avoid his third...

Dana White on NYSAC: ‘These Guys Have to Get Some Experience’

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) president Dana White believes there is plenty of room for improvement with the New York State Athletic Commission (NYSAC). This past Saturday night (April 8), UFC 210 took place inside the KeyBank Center in Buffalo, NY. The event was headlined by a light heavyweight title...