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Audio: hear ECSC executive director Pat Reid admit to bylaw breach in Cody McKenzie case

I received an official response this weekend from the City of Edmonton regarding my story on the Edmonton Combative Sport Commission’s improprieties I uncovered while working on a news piece on how Cody McKenzie’s WSOF 18 suspension was decided upon by the ECSC. Before I respond to each faulty explanation in the letter, I think it’s important that I share some ...

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ECSC unlawfully suspended Ryan Ford for fighting with broken arm

It looks like Cody McKenzie isn’t the only fighter Edmonton Combative Sports Commission executive director Pat Reid unlawfully suspended in the past year. You may recall Reid slapped World Series of Fighting Canada welterweight champion Ryan Ford with a six-month timeout for concealing an arm injury ahead of his WSOF 14 bout with Jake Shields. At the time Reid said the ...

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ECSC being investigated for bylaw breach and conflict of interest cover-up in Cody McKenzie suspension case

The problem with an organization having a narcissistic leader is that statistically he will eventually break the law to get what he wants. In Pat Reid’s own words, that horse has already left the barn. The controversial executive director of the Edmonton Combative Sports Commission who prefers writing his own inflated bios and press releases, has never been one to follow rules, unless ...

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