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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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