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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Nelson squares off with Grajeda on FNF

    Bernardo Pilatti

    Exciting junior middleweight Willie Nelson makes his return to ESPN's "Friday Night Fights" when he headlines a card from Fallon, Nevada. Nelson (22-1-1, 13 KOs) will face Mexico's Luis Grajeda (17-2-2, 13 KOs) in a 10-round bout (ESPN2, 9 p.m. ET...

    Blog | August 07, 2014
  4. Mayweather Promotions granted promoters license

    Dan Rafael

    Pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s Mayweather Promotions was given a promoters license on a unanimous vote by the Nevada State Athletic Commission at Wednesday's monthly commission meeting.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2014
  5. Mike Tyson to present Evander Holyfield at Nevada Hall of Fame in...

    Dan Rafael

    Former heavyweight champions Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield have come a long way since 1997, when Tyson bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear in the third round and was disqualified in their infamous heavyweight championship rematch.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2014
  6. Alvarez-Lara 'Honor & Glory' card purses

    Dan Rafael

    The contracts are filed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission so here's the rundown of the purses for the "Honor & Glory" card on Saturday night (Showtime PPV, 9 ET) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas: • In the main event, f...

    Blog | July 10, 2014
  7. Heavyweight Zhang Zhilei to make pro debut on Aug. 8

    Dan Rafael

    Chinese amateur Zhang Zhilei, who claimed the Olympic super heavyweight silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and bronze medals at the 2007 and 2009 amateur world championships, will make his pro debut Aug. 8 in Fallon, Nevada.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  8. Officials set for Canelo-Lara card

    Dan Rafael

    At its monthly meeting Tuesday, the Nevada State Athletic Commission appointed the officials who will work the "Honor & Glory" card headlined by the Canelo Alvarez-Erislandy Lara fight on July 12 (Showtime PPV) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Rober...

    Blog | June 17, 2014
  9. 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
  10. Tony Weeks referee for Floyd Mayweather against Marcos Maidana

    Dan Rafael

    Tony Weeks appointed referee for Floyd Mayweather Jr. against Marcos Maidana

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  11. Nevada State Athletic Commission elects Robert Bennett as executi...

    Dan Rafael

    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Friday named Robert Bennett the agency's new executive director.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Alvarez to earn more than $1.25M

    Dan Rafael

    LAS VEGAS -- Former junior middleweight titlist Canelo Alvarez, the star of Saturday night's Showtime PPV card at the MGM Grand, will earn a minimum of $1.25 million for his main event against Alfredo Angulo, according to the Nevada State Athletic Co...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  15. Antonio Tarver arrested on fugitive warrant in Florida

    Former champion boxer Antonio Tarver was arrested late Saturday night in Florida on a fugitive warrant issued in Nevada.

    Story | Conversation | March 03, 2014
  16. 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