Tag: NY MMA sanctioning

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 »

New York MMA Sanctioning Update

Legislation for Mixed Martial Arts in the New York state budget has been advocated by Governor David A. Paterson.  Although most Chicagoans are not too concerned about New York, it is important for MMA to expand into new markets.  MMA as a sport is drawing millions of dollars in pay-per-views, as well as ticket sales.... Read more »