Frankie Edgar should have a PR guy after incriminating comments on social media

Craziness ensued when Frankie Edgar gave an interview very recently stating he was back in the gym sparring. DOH! Frankie is suspended by the NSAC for his knockout loss to Brian Ortega at UFC 222. The suspension specifically states he is to have no contact until April 3rd. – at all. After someone most likely … Read more

Judge and ref assignments announced for Mayweather vs. McGregor, 8 oz gloves approved

The Nevada State Athletic Commission met today on matters regarding the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor boxing match. From this meeting came the announcement that Robert Byrd would be refereeing to the tune of $25,000. That’s 25K for 12 rounds of boxing. The judges will be Burt Clements, Dave Moretti, and Guido Cavalleri who … Read more

Teamsters and Culinary Union call on Nevada to Reform State Athletic Commission

Teamsters Local 986 and the Culinary Union held a rally Thursday in Las Vegas calling for reform of the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The rally was held outside the Grant Sawyer State Office Building at the same time NSAC held its regular monthly meeting. The two unions delivered a letter to Governor Brian Sandoval last … Read more

Nick Diaz to return to the UFC in 2016?

Nick Diaz UFC 158

It certainly looks like it could be a possibility according to Nick Diaz himself as he posted this  message to this Instagram account: Just spoke with my legal team at Campbell & Williams and talks with the NV athletic commission are going well.  We’re working hard with them to get this right.  Thanks for the … Read more

I got you babe: Nick Diaz finds support from pop icon Cher

When Nick Diaz got a 5-year suspension for a third marijuana offense in Nevada, the MMA world was outraged, especially since his opponent for that UFC 183 fight in January of this year was Anderson “The Spider” Silva, who tested positive for actual performance enhancers, drostanolone and androsterone, but only received a 1-year sentence. Ronda … Read more

Medical Cannabis Advocacy Groups Call For Boycott of Nevada State Athletic Commission Following Nick Diaz Ruling

I am a former Canadian Boxing Champion, retired professional boxer and mixed martial artist, prescribed medical cannabis patient, and a health and wellness advisor at the Shadow Mountain Medicinal Society. I am a prescribed patient of medical marijuana because of injuries suffered in my profession. I was prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for years that hurt … Read more

Nick Diaz: ‘I’m the original Conor McGregor’

The fallout from Nick Diaz’s five-year suspension and hefty fine levied by the Nevada State Athletic Commission continues. In an interview with MMA Fighting following Monday’s hearing, Diaz opened up about his past and told the story of how not long before his first fight his girlfriend had committed suicide and he would run seven miles … Read more

Joe Rogan slams NSAC for Nick Diaz’s five-year suspension and $165,000 fine for marijuana

Social media was aghast at the ruling handed down yesterday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) against Nick Diaz for failing a drug test for marijuana back in January. The commission considered a lifetime ban for Diaz who is coming off a decision loss to Anderson Silva at UFC 183 (the loss was overturned … Read more