Calgary Combative Sports Commission Cite’s “Overwhelming Workload”; Seeks Governance Review

As Cities across Alberta lobby the Province to drop the local commission model in favour of a Province wide model, the Calgary Combative Sports Commission is reporting an “overwhelming workload” and seeking overhaul. Earlier this week the CCSC presented a report to the City’s Priorities and Finance Committee stating that they have challenges in meeting their … More Calgary Combative Sports Commission Cite’s “Overwhelming Workload”; Seeks Governance Review

Calgary Pulls The Plug For Amateur MMA At AFC Stampede Fight Night

The AFC’s latest event is scheduled to take place on July 12 in Calgary.  Last month Top MMA News reported that the event was scheduled to host a handful of amateur fights on the card. As previously discussed, Calgary currently lacks a proper framework to host amateur MMA bouts.  I have it on good authority … More Calgary Pulls The Plug For Amateur MMA At AFC Stampede Fight Night

Breaking Down the Calgary Combative Sports Commission’s Authority To Regulate AMMA

Yes, once again here comes a lawyer to take all the fun out of things!  Today I will breakdown the legal authority (or lack thereof) of the Calgary Combative Sports Commission to regulate AMMA. AFC 20 is scheduled to take place in Calgary in July and three amateur bouts are reportedly taking place.   Given … More Breaking Down the Calgary Combative Sports Commission’s Authority To Regulate AMMA