Tag: new york city legalizing mma

When WIll New York Legalize MMA?

Matt Serra was the special guest at Fight Club Q&A at the Prudential Center in Newark on Friday before UFC 111. (For those of you who’ve never been to a live event, UFC always does a question-and-answer session with a fighter for an hour or so before the weigh-ins). About half of the people who... Read more »

New York Moving Closer to Getting MMA Sanctioning

I have been trying to keep you updated on the long battle the New York MMA community has faced in getting sanctioning since its ban 13 years ago by Gov.George Pataki.  Another state politician has become vocal in their support for the sport along with Gov David Paterson (who may no longer be politically seated... Read more »

Can MMA Win New York City ? Legalizing MMA in the Big Apple.

I have brought to your attention in recent months the mission of UFC Vice President of Government and Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner – get MMA sanctioned in more states and cities in the world.  As the former Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Ratner is perfect for the job.  He and Dana White have been... Read more »