Posts in category "Legalizing MMA"
The efforts being made by Marc Ratner, UFC VP Regulatory Affairs and Dana White, UFC President are truly appreciated. Their battle against the Bob Reily’s of the world, NY Assemblyman who is fighting against its legalization, has been hindered by several outfits that produce unsanctioned events. Their brigade against conservative legislators, whose campaign is predicated... Read more »
The Wall Street Journal reports that MMA has been approved in the state of New York. Looks like Dana White’s dreams are coming true. This is a big step for the sport of MMA. Click here for full story. http://blogs.wsj.com/metropolis/2010/06/16/state-senate-passes-bill-to-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 »
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 »