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MARC RATNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

UFC to Implement Random Drug Testing Before 2015

From our mouths, to the UFC’s ears. The planet’s premier mixed martial arts promotion is finally taking the most aggressive step towards cleaning up the sport that they’re the face of.  UFC vice president of regulatory affairs Marc Ratner told ESPN.com that the UFC is in talks with as many as five independent agencies to implement a random, out-of-competition drug testing...
Via 5thRound.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC apologizes for breach of protocol in removing judge in China

When the UFC travels abroad to countries without a recognized commission, the promotion acts as its own governing body, assigning referees and judges as well as handling drug testing and other issues for the fighters on hand. Former Nevada Athletic Commission executive director Marc Ratner, who is the UFC's vice president of regulatory affairs, typically handles all of these duties...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Keith Kizer Steps Down As Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive Director

  The Nevada State Athletic Commission sent out an e-mail stating that executive director Keith Kizer will resign, effective on January 27th. He was appointed the executive director in 2006 after serving five years as the state’s attorney general. Kizer plans on returning to the Nevada Attorney General office following his term as NSAC director is done. The previous NSAC director...
Via In The Neutral Zone
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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