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  1. UFC's Dennis Siver tests positive

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC featherweight Dennis Siver tested positive for human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) following a win over Manny Gamburyan at UFC 168 on Dec. 28 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  2. Vitor Belfort withdraws from UFC 173, will cease testosterone-rep...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort will not fight Chris Weidman for the 185-pound title as planned at UFC 173 on May 24 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  3. NSAC bans testosterone-replacement therapy in combat sports

    Brett Okamoto

    In a monumental move, the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned testosterone-replacement therapy (TRT) from combat sports on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  4. Nevada State Athletic Commission to mull testosterone exemption r...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission intends to discuss its current policy on therapeutic use exemptions for testosterone replacement therapy later this month.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 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. Nevada State Athletic Commission stands behind Georges St. Pierre...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission says it stands behind the scores its judges rendered at the UFC welterweight title fight between Georges St. Pierre and Johny Hendricks this past weekend at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  7. Brian Bowles suspended nine months, fined by NSAC

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to suspend UFC bantamweight Brian Bowles for nine months, based on his elevated testosterone-to-epitestosterone ratio in May.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2013
  8. Alistair Overeem granted Nevada license to fight Antonio Silva

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously Tuesday in favor of licensing UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem for a scheduled bout against Antonio Silva on Feb. 2.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  9. Nick Diaz petitions for review of Nevada State Athletic Commissio...

    Brett Okamoto

    Acting through Las Vegas-based attorney Ross Goodman, Nick Diaz opened a case against the NSAC on July 26 stating his rights had been violated by the commission's disciplinary action against him in May.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  10. UFC won't book Alistair Overeem prior to end of his suspension

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC will not book Alistair Overeem to a fight in Las Vegas until he reapplies and is granted a license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, according to UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2012
  11. Nick Diaz banned by Nevada State Athletic Commission for one year...

    Brett Okamoto

    Nick Diaz has been suspended one year by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for testing positive for marijuana metabolites following an interim welterweight title fight against Carlos Condit at UFC 143 on Feb. 4.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  12. NSAC clears Chael Sonnen for conditional testosterone therapy

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Monday in favor of granting UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen a conditional therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2012
  13. Alistair Overeem denied Nevada license, can re-apply in 9 months

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to deny UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem's request for a fighting license, but will allow him to re-apply in nine months instead of the traditional 12.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  14. UFC pulls Alistair Overeem from a heavyweight title fight schedul...

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has pulled Alistair Overeem from a heavyweight title fight scheduled against Junior Dos Santos on May 26 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  15. Nick Diaz challenging suspension for positive test

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC welterweight Nick Diaz is challenging the commission's complaint for disciplinary action that he tested positive for a prohibited substance following a Feb. 4 contest in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  16. White criticizes NSAC for Floyd ruling

    Brett Okamoto

    OMAHA, Neb. -- UFC president Dana White has addressed what he sees as "totally biased" and "completely unfair" behavior by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. White's comments stem from a hearing on Feb. 1, during which the NSAC ruled unanimousl...

    Blog | February 16, 2012