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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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