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
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
Put on your shocked face, the news isn’t good for Michinori Tanaka. It appears the young lad tested positive for some banned substances following his UFC Fight Night loss back in September. Turns out ephedrine and pseudoephedrine are frowned upon and even worse, banned! The UFC issued a statement earlier today. Here is an excerpt: … Read more
The feud between former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn and fitness guru to the stars Mike Dolce continues. In a new interview with BJPenn.com, Penn accuses Dolce of giving him four types of diuretics to suck out the water and make weight and says Dolce “didn’t have the knowledge, or the expertise to … Read more
Here we go again. It’s getting hard to keep up with just how many UFC fighters have been getting popped lately for performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). The latest casualty is featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0, 1 NC), an RFA transplant, who made his UFC debut in July when he submitted Michael De La Torre at UFC … Read more
Floyd Mayweather and Josh Koscheck have both publicly asked for Olympic style drug testing in combat sports. Now, FILA has instituted the system for Grappling and Pankration.