NSAC Passes – BJ Penn Rule


In a meeting held Wednesday in Las Vegas, the NSAC approved language prohibiting the use of foreign substances on a fighters body prior to or during a fight that could result in an unfair advantage.

Dubbed by a commission official as the B.J. Penn Rule, the use of foreign substances will now be added to a list of fouls in the Nevada Administrative Code that address tactics illegal to fighters, such as eye gouging, small joint manipulation, or biting.

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