Tag: mma sanctioning

Ontario, Canada Approves MMA

Taken from USA Today, by Sergio Nan http://content.usatoday.com/communities/mma/post/2010/08/canadian-sanction-ontario-gives-mma-official-seal-of-approval/1 It didn’t take long for Canada’s largest province to embrace mixed martial arts, once the Ultimate Fighting Championship set up shop in its biggest city. Ontario’s government agreed to begin formally regulating mixed martial arts bouts in 2011, the Toronto Sun reports. The move comes less than three... Read more »

MMA Sanctioning in NYC - Update

New York’s Governor Paterson presented an official budget this year which provided details of how tax revenue for MMA regulated events would be generated, there fore another source of income for the state of New York. ┬áDemonstrating great support Gov. Paterson even appeared on the Don Imus show to explain why he supported its passing.... Read more »

7 States Remaining with MMA Sanctioning

Thankfully Governors David Paterson of New York and Jim Doyle of Wisconsin want to see MMA in their states.  Gov. Doyle signed a measure last week, Senate Bill 290 to be exact, making Wisconsin the 43rd state to regulate the sport of MMA.  The path for MMA in our neighbor state was short, only taking... Read more »