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  1. Wanderlei Silva files lawsuit against Nevada State Athletic Commi...

    Brett Okamoto

    Retired mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva filed suit against the Nevada State Athletic Commission in District Court late last week, accusing the agency of overstepping its jurisdiction in the disciplinary action it took against him in September.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2015
  2. Weeks to ref Stiverne-Wilder

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday unanimously selected the officials for the two world title fights on Saturday night (Showtime, 10 ET) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Picked to referee the bout between heavyweight titleholder Bermane ...

    Blog | January 12, 2015
  3. How Jones fought on Jan. 3, despite failed drug test

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- On Dec. 4, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones submitted to a random urine test, ordered by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. On Dec. 23, the results of that test were delivered to the NSAC from a lab in Salt Lake City. Under...

    Blog | January 07, 2015
  4. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones enters drug treatment fa...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones tested positive for traces of cocaine prior to his eighth title defense last weekend in Las Vegas, according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

    Story | Conversation | January 06, 2015
  5. NSAC tests Jones, Cormier, Lawler, more

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada State Athletic Commission continues to implement its enhanced drug-testing policy ahead of major UFC events. NSAC executive director Bob Bennett confirmed to ESPN.com that the commission has ordered multiple random blood te...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  6. MMA fighter Vitor Belfort passes drug test

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight title challenger Vitor Belfort has passed a blood and urine drug test he submitted to at the request of the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Nov. 1.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  7. Aguilar re-elected as NSAC chairman

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Nevada State Athletic Commission chairman Francisco Aguilar was unanimously elected to a second one-year term at the panel's monthly meeting Monday in Las Vegas. That is a significant change ...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  8. Jones, Cormier fines: Did NSAC get it right?

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- The Nevada State Athletic Commission fined Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier a combined $59,000 on Sept. 23 for their participation in a now infamous brawl Aug. 4 at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. The question that should be on the minds ...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
  9. Nevada State Athletic Commission votes to ban Wanderlei Silva

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban mixed martial artist Wanderlei Silva from ever competing in the state again, after he avoided a random drug test on May 24 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  10. Jon 'Bones' Jones, Daniel Cormier fined for news conference brawl...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously to fine UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier for their participation in a brawl on Aug. 4 inside the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  11. Floyd Mayweather Jr. must appear before Nevada State Athletic Com...

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission ordered Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Thursday to appear before the five-person panel at its meeting Tuesday to answer questions about unsafe training conditions at his Las Vegas gym.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  12. NSAC schedules discipline hearing for Jon Jones-Daniel Cormier br...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission will hold a disciplinary hearing on Sept. 23 to address a now infamous incident between UFC light heavyweights Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier on Aug. 4 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  13. Floyd Mayweather-Marcos Maidana rematch to be refereed by Kenny B...

    Dan Rafael

    Kenny Bayless, regarded by many as the best boxing referee in the world, was appointed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday to officiate the rematch between pound-for-pound king and unified welterweight world champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. a

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  14. Wanderlei Silva files motion to dismiss disciplinary action

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight Wanderlei Silva has filed a motion to dismiss the disciplinary complaint against him by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  15. Nevada State Athletic Commission warns Chael Sonnen not to compet...

    Brett Okamoto

    Chael Sonnen is warned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission not to compete at a grappling competition in Los Angeles

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  16. Chael Sonnen suspended two years by Nevada State Athletic Commiss...

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended now-retired mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen for two years at a disciplinary hearing Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014