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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Nevada names new commissioner

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission, the most important commission in the United States, has a new member. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval named Anthony Marnell III to the five-person panel on March 12. Marnell will serve the rest of the term left vac...

    Blog | March 15, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Alvarez-Angulo officials assigned

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday handed out referee and judging assignments for the Golden Boy-promoted Showtime PPV on March 8 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The card is headlined by former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvar...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Purses for Bradley-Marquez card

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- The bout agreements have been filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the Timothy Bradley Jr.-Juan Manuel Marquez card on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 9 ET) at the Thomas & Mack Center. Here's a look at what the fighters on th...

    Blog | October 11, 2013
  12. NSAC names referee, judges for Timothy Bradley Jr.-Juan Manuel Ma...

    Dan Rafael

    The NSAC appointed referee Robert Byrd and judges Robert Hoyle, Patricia Morse Jarman and Glenn Feldman to work the fight between welterweight titleholder Timothy Bradley Jr. and Juan Manuel Marquez on Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | September 25, 2013
  13. 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
  14. Kenny Bayless to referee Floyd Mayweather-Saul Alvarez showdown

    Dan Rafael

    Kenny Bayless was to referee the junior middleweight unification fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on Sept. 14 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2013
  15. 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
  16. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. to face Brian Vera after a year away from ...

    Dan Rafael

    After a year away from boxing following the loss of his middleweight world title and a subsequent suspension and controversial fine for a positive drug test, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will return to the ring.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2013