The Mayor of Amsterdam wants to ban MMA
In an attempt to tame one of the most entertaining places on the face of the earth, Job Cohen (the preceding Mayor of Amsterdam) has instituted laws to close a large portion of the Red Light District and even shut down over forty 'green cafes'. Now his successor, Lodewijk Asscher, has aimed his 'let's make things lame' target at mixed martial arts, muay-thai and kickboxing.
According to Chakuriki Japan, Lodewijk Asscher seeks to prohibit every combat sport (except boxing) from taking place in Amsterdam. Chakuriki Japan has launched an English site in order to get 10,000 signatures on their new petition against Lodewijk Asscher -- and basically everything he represents.
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