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  1. Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks in dust-up over drug testing a...

    Josh Gross

    Two months out from Georges St-Pierre's UFC welterweight championship defense in Las Vegas against Johny Hendricks, a dust-up has emerged over drug testing ahead of their anticipated five-round title fight.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2013
  2. UFC 148 tops MMA gate receipts in Nevada

    Josh Gross

    Saturday's eagerly anticipated UFC middleweight championship rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen is expected to set a record gate for mixed martial arts in the state of Nevada. Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith ...

    Blog | July 07, 2012
  3. Record gate expected for Anderson Silva, Chael Sonnen at UFC 148

    Josh Gross

    Saturday's eagerly anticipated UFC middleweight championship rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen is expected to set a record gate for mixed martial arts in the state of Nevada.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2012
  4. Heavyweight Frank Mir applied for and received therapeutic use ex...

    Josh Gross

    Heavyweight Frank Mir applied for and received a therapeutic use exemption for testosterone replacement therapy prior to his May 26 bout in Las Vegas against UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos.

    Story | Conversation | June 01, 2012
  5. Overeem has a whole lot of explaining to do

    Josh Gross

    On March 27, following a news conference in Las Vegas hyping UFC 146, half a dozen fighters were subjected to unannounced tests for drugs of abuse and, more to the point, the performance-enhancing variety. Five of the six -- UFC champion Junior do...

    Blog | April 05, 2012
  6. Muhammed Lawal suspended, fined by Nevada State Athletic Commissi...

    Josh Gross

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to fine and suspend Muhammed Lawal following a positive for anabolic steroids in January.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2012
  7. Nick's knack for trouble is his own fault

    Josh Gross

    If you've followed Nick Diaz's career at all, maybe even just caught a glimpse of the recent UFC Primetime, you know this if you know anything about the man: He does what he wants. That is, until he can't anymore. That's where to begin and end ...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  8. Mo Lawal: 'I'm all about training hard'

    Josh Gross

    The validity of Muhammed Lawal's mixed martial arts monarchy was tested this week. On Tuesday, the 31-year-old former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion learned a urinalysis administered by Nevada State Athletic Commission returned positive fo...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  9. Nevada regulators -- Alistair Overeem paid in full for Brock Lesn...

    Josh Gross

    Alistair Overeem has been paid in full for his UFC 141 fight on Friday against Brock Lesnar.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2012
  10. Reem abiding by conditional license terms

    Josh Gross

    After arriving in Las Vegas on Monday, UFC 141 headliner Alistair Overeem submitted a urine sample at a Quest Diagnostics facility, per the terms of his conditional license issued by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Dec. 12. Results of the ...

    Blog | December 27, 2011
  11. Alistair Overeem passes drug test for UFC bout vs. Brock Lesnar

    Josh Gross

    Alistair Overeem is a step closer to ensuring his fight versus Brock Lesnar on Dec. 30 will take place as scheduled.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  12. Dan Henderson hopes for standard TRT procedures

    Josh Gross


    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2011
  13. Thiago Silva admits he tried to alter urinalysis results

    Josh Gross

    Thiago Silva knowingly attempted to alter the results of a urinalysis administered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, the UFC light heavyweight admitted in a statement issued Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  14. Nevada State Athletic Commission complaint alleges Thiago Silva's...

    Josh Gross

    Thiago Silva "submitted an adulterated and/or substituted urine specimen" as part of a drug screening in Nevada leading up to his fight with Brandon Vera on Jan. 1, a complaint filed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission against the fighter alleges.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2011