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  1. Nevada State Athletic Commission elects Robert Bennett as executi...

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Friday named Robert Bennett the agency's new executive director.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  2. NSAC names ten finalists

    Dan Rafael

    When Keith Kizer resigned in January after eight years as executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission -- the most important commission in the United States and probably the world -- the move to fill the job began immediately. On Wed...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  3. Nevada names new commissioner

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission, the most important commission in the United States, has a new member. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval named Anthony Marnell III to the five-person panel on March 12. Marnell will serve the rest of the term left vac...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  4. Alvarez-Angulo officials assigned

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday handed out referee and judging assignments for the Golden Boy-promoted Showtime PPV on March 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The card is headlined by former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvar...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  5. NSAC executive director Keith Kizer resigning

    Brett Okamoto

    Keith Kizer, executive director to the Nevada State Athletic Commission since May 2006, confirmed his resignation from the position on Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2014
  6. Purses for Bradley-Marquez card

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- The bout agreements have been filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the Timothy Bradley Jr.-Juan Manuel Marquez card on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at the Thomas & Mack Center. Here's a look at what the fighters on th...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  7. NSAC names referee, judges for Timothy Bradley Jr.-Juan Manuel Ma...

    Dan Rafael

    The NSAC appointed referee Robert Byrd and judges Robert Hoyle, Patricia Morse Jarman and Glenn Feldman to work the fight between welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  8. Kenny Bayless to referee Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez showdown

    Dan Rafael

    Kenny Bayless was to referee the junior middleweight unification fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Sept. 14 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  9. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to face Brian Vera after a year away from ...

    Dan Rafael

    After a year away from boxing following the loss of his middleweight world title and a subsequent suspension and controversial fine for a positive drug test, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will return to the ring.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013
  10. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s fine for failed drug test slashed from $...

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission has slashed boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.'s fine over a failed drug test from $900,000 to $100,000.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  11. NSAC reduces Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fine for marijuana use by $80...

    Dan Rafael

    On a 4-0 vote, the NSAC on Friday lowered the massive fine it handed out to Julio Cesar Chavez after he tested positive for marijuana following his unanimous decision loss to middleweight champion Sergio Martinez on Sept. 15.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  12. Middleweight prospect J'Leon Love fails drug test; faces ban, fin...

    Dan Rafael

    Middleweight prospect J'Leon Love failed a drug test following his controversial 10-round unanimous decision win against Gabriel Rosado on May 4.

    Story | Conversation | May 15, 2013
  13. Updates: Mayweather, Mares, more

    Dan Rafael

    Some news and notes from the boxing world: • Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer said Thursday that the post-fight drug tests for Floyd Mayweather Jr., Robert Guerrero, Abner Mares and Daniel Ponce De Leon al...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  14. Jose Aguiniga passes out trying to make weight for bout against F...

    Dan Rafael

    The main event of Golden Boy Promotions' Fox Sports Net/Fox Deportes card Friday night was canceled Thursday when Jose Aguiniga passed out while trying to make the 130-pound weight limit.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  15. Floyd Mayweather Jr. licensed for fight against Robert Guerrero

    Dan Rafael

    Floyd Mayweather Jr. was formally licensed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at its monthly meeting on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2013
  16. Mickey Bey Jr. suspended, fined for positive drug test

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Mickey Bey Jr. was suspended and fined by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday for testing positive for elevated levels of testosterone following a third-round knockout of Robert Rodriguez in a nationally televised fight on Feb. 2

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013