Residents of Watertown, S.D. have voted to end mixed martial arts events in the city.
KWAT radio reports that Tuesday's vote was 841 people favoring the events and 1,228 people opposing them.
The City Council in May voted 5-3 to allow MMA events. MMA opponents gathered enough petition signatures to force a citywide vote.
Promoter Mike Alama says he'll still hold fights in the Watertown area, but outside the city limits.
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The vote comes after a local MMA team founder, Jerrin Stulken, was charged with murder in a beating death. Sulken's only known formal training was in Tae Kwon Do.
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