Just a week ago, it seemed like mixed martial arts was on the fast track to regulation in New York.
Not so fast.
A bizarre series of events in the state's capital that have been characterized as "turmoil" and a "coup" by various New York newspapers, has left the state senate in disarray, leaving the actual governing of the state on the back burner.
Earlier this week, with less than two weeks to go in the current legislative session, two Democrats essentially switched teams to the Republican party. The sudden change gave the Republicans a majority and shifted the balance of power. Not surprisingly, the sudden, shocking move left the Dems angered, and in the time since, the two sides have spent all their time threatening legal action in a power struggle rather than dealing with the business of their state.
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