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Fight goes on over mixed martial arts – Times Union

This morning, the Times-Union’s Jimmy Vielkind reveals a renewed push to lift the ban on mixed martial arts events in New York State. ALBANY — It was blocked from the state budget passed last month, but legislators trying to legalize … Continue reading

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Pro MMA Rally set for Tuesday, March 6

The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) is growing rapidly in the U.S. Its increasing popularity through promotion companies such as the UFC and Strikeforce has reached fans everywhere. Three states however, including New York, deem professional mixed martial arts … Continue reading

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Now Is The Time To Legalize MMA

This morning, I was on Cage Radio, an internet radio show dedicated to combat sports, discussing the legalization and regulation of professional mixed martial arts (MMA).  In 2009, and in last year’s state budget, with New York facing large fiscal deficits, … Continue reading

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