As reported by MMAJunkie, Bellator’s Derek Anderson was suspended by Mohegan Sun Tribe Department of Athletic Safety and Regulation for 120 days following his loss to Michael “Venom” Page at Bellator 258 on Friday. In pre bout licencing Anderson did not disclose medical problems on his pre-fight medical questionnaire. Despite this he took to social … More Fighter Suspended 120 Days For Dishonest Medical Disclosure
Update – May 10, 2021 – Today it is reported that the bout is being overturned into a no contest __________________________________________________________ Last night Renan Ferreira was declared victor over Fabricio Werdum at a PFL event hosted in Atlantic City. Werdum had Ferreira in a triangle choke. Ferreira possibly tapped but the referee either did not … More Did “Self-Evident and Palpable Error” Occur in Werdum vs Ferreira Potential Tap?
Update May 5, 2021 – I contacted Jeff Novitzky who confirms he shared data on marijuana impaired driving with Florida regulators that was previously used in congressional hearings. The data includes useful information on how divorced blood and urine testing for cannabis is from documenting actual impairment. Data, including the below excerpts, proved persuasive in … More Florida Removes Cannabis As Banned Substance in Combat Sports
Imagine being a world class boxer. An Olympian. A gold medalist. Turning pro. Climbing the ranks. Fighting for a world title. And being told you have to fight two minute rounds. Imagine then seeing Jake Paul, a YouTube celebrity with no boxing background, granted a pro licence and making millions fighting other untrained boxers. As … More Sexism or Science? WBC Women Championship Rules –