A UFC fighter and wide receivers coach for the New York Jets has been suspended for alleged betting-related offenses. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Two comments to deal with
UFC fighter Jeff Molina has been banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) and New York Jets receivers coach Miles Austin has been suspended by the NFL for betting-related offenses. Molina fights in the UFC’s flyweight division and has reportedly been the subject of an investigation by the UFC.
The fighter has links to make the bet on his trainer
ESPN She broke the news on Sunday, explaining how the fighter has links to the bet fulfillment with his trainer, James Krause. Molina was set to fight Jimmy Fleck on January 14, but pulled out of the match at the beginning of December without specifying a reason.
UFC fighter links to a big gamble investigation
Krause has received an indefinite suspension from the UFC after allegations that the trainer made money by giving information to gamblers before the fight between Shayilan Nuerdanbieke and Darrick Minner in November.
His client, Miner, lost the fight after suffering an injury prior to the match. Suspicious betting activity was seen before the fight started. Minner is also currently suspended as a result of the ongoing investigation. The FBI is said to be involved in the case now.
Molina is a 25-year-old from New Jersey with a 3-0 record in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Last fought in June.
UFC provided There are no specifics regarding Molina’s comment. The mixed martial arts organization introduced a ban in October preventing any fighters, managers or trainers from participating in gambling in UFC fights. Those fighting under Krause have also been informed that they will not be eligible to participate in UFC fights unless they switch to another trainer.
Betting on non-NFL sports
New York Jets wide receivers coach Miles Austin has He was suspended for at least a year by the NFL After it was discovered that he had violated the NFL’s gambling policy. An NFL spokesperson confirmed the news on Friday, noting that Austin is appealing the decision. Austin was not present during Thursday night’s New York Jets game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Miles Austin played ten years in the NFL, including eight seasons with the Dallas Cowboys. He made the Pro Bowl in both 2009 and 2010.
Austin’s agent and attorney released a statement saying that Austin did not gamble on football. Instead, he placed bets on professional sports and non-NFL table games with a legal mobile gambling account. NFL policy is that coaches cannot bet on any sport, period.