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  1. 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
  2. Will Vitor Belfort be licensed to fight?

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- When UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort applies for a fighter's license in Nevada on Wednesday, he will do so under unique circumstances. The Nevada State Athletic Commission has no precedence regarding certain details of Belfort's applic...

    Blog | July 21, 2014
  3. Chael Sonnen tested positive for banned substances in June

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission has confirmed recently retired mixed martial artist Chael Sonnen tested positive for four banned substances on June 5.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2014
  4. NSAC temporarily suspends Chael Sonnen's MMA license

    Brett Okamoto

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission voted unanimously on Tuesday to temporarily suspend the license of recently retired martial artist Chael Sonnen.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  5. Chael Sonnen fails random drug test, out of UFC 175 bout

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC light heavyweight Chael Sonnen has failed a random drug test and will not fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 175 on July 5.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  6. Vitor Belfort admits to elevated testosterone level

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort admitted on Friday a random drug test taken by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Feb. 7 produced an elevated testosterone level.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2014
  7. Vitor Belfort applies for license in state of Nevada

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight contender Vitor Belfort has applied for a license to fight in the state of Nevada and will appear before the commission June 17.

    Story | Conversation | May 28, 2014
  8. Nevada State Athletic Commission implements enhanced drug testing...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC welterweights Robbie Lawler and Jake Ellenberger will be subject to an enhanced drug-testing program ahead of their non-title bout at UFC 173 on May 24 in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2014
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. NSAC physician to advise against granting Vitor Belfort exemption...

    Mike Fish

    Vitor Belfort needs clearance from the Nevada State Athletic Commission for an exemption to continue his use of testosterone-replacement therapy if his fight against Chris Weidman is to be staged in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2014
  15. 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
  16. 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