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Crazy union making crazy charges again?
Crazy union making crazy charges again?
The New York Daily News received a letter from prominent Jewish figures in New York, concerned about the 10% of the UFC that is owned by Abu Dhabi.
04/20/2015
Weidman's dream fight is Jon Jones, in New York
Weidman's dream fight is Jon Jones, in New York
Chris Weidman: "If there's a card in New York and I'm not on it, I'm out of the UFC. Dana and Lorenzo, all of those guys, know how much it matters to me."
04/06/2015
NY 'on verge' of legalizing MMA as Ronda Rousey visits with Gov. Cuomo
NY 'on verge' of legalizing MMA as Ronda Rousey visits with Gov. Cuomo
According to the New York Post, New York is on the verge of regulating mixed martial arts, as Ronda Rousey lobbies to overcome stereotypes.
03/24/2015
Opponents of MMA in NY offer poisoned bill
Opponents of MMA in NY offer poisoned bill
Opponents of the MMA bill in New York are trying to poison it with additions that appear well intentioned, but are in actually intended to keep MMA out of NY.
03/15/2015
Fertitta vows 'epic' events if NY goes pro MMA
Fertitta vows 'epic' events if NY goes pro MMA
Lorenzo Fertitta: "We are prepared to launch the most intense and epic series of major events over the next three years that the Empire State has ever seen."
03/13/2015
White confident enough in NY MMA bill passage to hold date at MSG
White confident enough in NY MMA bill passage to hold date at MSG
An MMA bill passed the NY Senate five times, and failed each time; now UFC president Dana White is confident enough that he has held a space at MSG.
03/07/2015
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about MMA in NY
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about MMA in NY
Lorenzo Fertitta: We're cautiously optimistic. (New Assembly Speaker Heastie) has been a supporter in the past, but he's in a different role now."
03/04/2015
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about NY MMA
Fertitta 'cautiously optimistic' about NY MMA
"We are cautiously optimistic that 2015 is the year that New York's huge UFC fan base will have the opportunity to see some incredible live events from Brooklyn to Buffalo."
02/12/2015
Rep: Ouster of Silver could lead to MMA regulation
Rep: Ouster of Silver could lead to MMA regulation
Assemblyman John Ceretto believes scumbag Sheldon Silver's departure as speaker could be the ticket allowing the state legislature to vote on legalizing MMA.
02/03/2015
Archenemy of MMA in NY is arrested by the FBI
Archenemy of MMA in NY is arrested by the FBI
The powerful speaker of the New York State Assembly, Sheldon Silver, surrendered to FBI agents early Thursday morning in Lower Manhattan.
01/22/2015
Rousey featured in 'The New Yorker'; how she became a 'mean girl'
Rousey featured in 'The New Yorker'; how she became a 'mean girl'
This week 'The New Yorker', one of the country's most esteemed publications featured Ronda Rousey in a full length story. Here is a short snippet of the excellent article.
07/23/2014
MMA in NY could get resolved this summer
MMA in NY could get resolved this summer
A judge has put her foot down on timing, so look for a settlement or decision that could have NY saying it's okay for the UFC to use third-party sanctioning to run shows.
06/22/2014
Fighters with HIV and Hep C are competing in New York
Fighters with HIV and Hep C are competing in New York
Many have been banned from fighting in NJ for subdural hematoma, hepatitis C, HIV, detached retinas, and other medical concerns, and are now competing in NY.
05/21/2014
Renzo Gracie arrested in brawl; bouncer has broken arm
Renzo Gracie arrested in brawl; bouncer has broken arm
Today a report surfaced that famed fighter and jiu-jitsu champion Renzo Gracie and his cousin Igor Gracie had been involved in a bar room brawl in New York City.
05/19/2014
NY Senate votes to legalize mixed martial arts
NY Senate votes to legalize mixed martial arts
The state Senate voted 44-16 to make New York the final state to permit pro bouts, its latest such vote in supporters’ six-year bid to make MMA legal in New York.
05/13/2014
New York Times: Jones the 'perfect ambassador' for MMA
New York Times: Jones the 'perfect ambassador' for MMA
"Thoughtful, even philosophical about the sport he dominates, Jones is the perfect ambassador for a polarizing sport," said a profile in the New York Times.
04/25/2014
Fertitta: New York isn't going to make or break our business
Fertitta: New York isn't going to make or break our business
Lorenzo Fertitta: "We do business all over the world. We're doing most major capitals in Europe, South America, Asia. Most big cities are bidding for us to come..."
12/05/2013
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
Regulated MMA would bring $135,000,000 to New York state
After ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta mentioned that the UFC planned 54 shows in 2014, some 'fans' of the sport tweeted in opposition to the number of shows.
11/22/2013
The fight for mixed martial arts in New York
The fight for mixed martial arts in New York
Jillian Kay Melchior has written perhaps the best summary to date of the Culinary Union 226's odious efforts to thwart mixed martial arts in New York state.
11/21/2013
UFC allowed to proceed with case against NY
UFC allowed to proceed with case against NY
“We are pleased with the outcome of this crucial ruling," said UFC COO Ike Lawrence Epstein. "It is time for New York to have a new law on MMA."
10/02/2013
NY assembly minority leader wants special vote on MMA
NY assembly minority leader wants special vote on MMA
"In addition to voting on measures that advance a women’s agenda, the Assembly should bring a vote on Mixed Martial Arts legislation to the floor."
08/05/2013
NY MMA bill dead for 2013
NY MMA bill dead for 2013
"We genuinely feel bad for the hotels, restaurants, gyms, and other businesses that support our effort and have championed this cause," said Lorenzo Fertitta.
06/19/2013
Shaq to NY pols: 'Do the right thing'
Shaq to NY pols: 'Do the right thing'
"For more than a decade, I’ve trained in MMA," said retired NBA superstar Shaquille O'Neal. "It’s time for New York to do the right thing."
06/11/2013
Advocates in NY detail the feminist case for MMA
Advocates in NY detail the feminist case for MMA
“Making MMA out to be negative for women is nothing more than a farce. As an athlete and as a mother I know that MMA training is good for my health."
06/03/2013
NY pol sex scandal keeping MMA out of NY State?
NY pol sex scandal keeping MMA out of NY State?
Reports say Sheldon Silver may not pass the MMA bill because of fallout from his mishandling of the sexual harassment scandal around fellow Dem Vito Lopez.
05/28/2013
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