Posts Tagged ‘California State Athletic Commission’

In Case You Missed It: Sonnen Defends TRT … Sort Of

Chael Sonnen made a stop by SPIKE TV last night and sort of addressed his TRT use exemption and the suspension he received following his UFC 117 title fight with Anderson Silva for failing to disclose to California State Athletic Commission officials that he took the hormone prior to the bout.

CSAC Grants License To Barnett

The California State Athletic Commission has granted Josh Barnett a license for his upcoming fight on May 19 for Strikeforce against Daniel Cormier, according to Damon Martin of At a special hearing held on Monday, the commissioners questioned Barnett, who had his license denied in the state after a positive drug test prior to […]

Sonnen Suspended Indefinitely

It appears that Chael Sonnen‘s mouth has once again got him in some hot water. The long-awaited comeback he has planned took a hit of sorts as the California State Athletic has suspended the middleweight contender indefinitely. If you were planning on doing some UFC betting on Sonnen, think again! CSAC executive Keith Kizer has […]

Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum Medical Suspensions Announced

Below are the five fighters from the Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum fight card and their medical suspensions which were handed down by the California State Athletic Commission: Gareth Joseph: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons pending a new physical. Ron Keslar: Suspended 45 days (30 days no contact) for precautionary reasons pending […]

CSAC Releases Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum Payday Info

  The California State Athletic Commission has released the compensation information for Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Werdum; despite Fedor Emelianenko losing his bout to Fabricio Werdum, he was paid very well for what little time he spent in the cage. The numbers below do not include sponsorship monies and anonymous bonuses which sometimes reflect a good […]

Barnett Addresses Steroid Allegations

Finally, Josh Barnett has addressed the allegations that he flunked a drug test administered by the California State Athletic Commission which subsequently cancelled an Affliction bout between Barnett and Fedor Emelianenko.  Actually, a representative for Barnett addressed the drug test issue – one Shannon Hooper of Excel Sports Management; below is the statement in its […]

Barnett Denied License Due To Steroid Usage

Hopefully, this was an anomaly instead of a trend, yet it is what it is – an occurrence.  and hopefully one that does not become a regular thing.  What I am referring to is the fact that the California State Athletic Commission, in a statement on Wednesday, denied Josh Barnett a license to fight in […]

MMA Live – Episode 36

Host Jon Anik discusses UFC 93, the matchups for the card, Forrest Griffin‘s hand injury, Antonio Silva‘s suspension by the CSAC, the Matt Hughes-Matt Serra bout plus much more.

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