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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
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
St. Pierre now NY Times Best Selling author
St. Pierre now NY Times Best Selling author
In addition to being perhaps the greatest welterweight champion of all-time, Georges St-Pierre can now add another accolade to his list: NY Times Best Selling Author.
05/06/2013
Fertitta: Culinary union using women's groups as pawns
Fertitta: Culinary union using women's groups as pawns
“These women’s organizations and women’s groups stand for great things," said Lorenzo Fertitta. "Yet they are being used as a pawn by the Culinary Union.”
04/24/2013
White not optimistic about NY in MMA in 2013; criticizes culinary union
White not optimistic about NY in MMA in 2013; criticizes culinary union
Dana White: “Every time we try to move forward and progress in New York, the Las Vegas Culinary Union starts hammering everybody with letters...."
04/19/2013
WSoF joins fight for MMA in NY
WSoF joins fight for MMA in NY
If New York legalizes the sport it banned in 1997, Ray Sefo envisions at least two shows a year in the state, with one being at Madison Square Garden.
03/18/2013
Fertitta: UFC would add $50,000,000/yr to NY
Fertitta: UFC would add $50,000,000/yr to NY
"Now's the time to bring MMA and UFC to New York," said ZUFFA CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. "For the jobs, the economic benefits and for the fans."
03/16/2013
NY Gov. Cuomo warming to MMA, but AG backslides
NY Gov. Cuomo warming to MMA, but AG backslides
"I think it's making progress and it's something we're looking at as a possible source of revenue," said NY Gov. Cuomo. "We're reviewing the current proposals."
03/08/2013
NY Speaker: MMA in NY not if but when, probably
NY Speaker: MMA in NY not if but when, probably
“I think at some point there will probably be an approval in this state,” New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said. “I can’t tell you when.”
03/07/2013
Rousey confident about future of MMA in New York
Rousey confident about future of MMA in New York
Ronda Rousey: "I'm always optimistic. I always have really good faith in people that they'll see the value that's in the sport and I really feel like it's bound to happen."
03/06/2013 timesunion.com
Judge determines pro MMA legal in New York State, if sanctioned
Judge determines pro MMA legal in New York State, if sanctioned
"BREAKING: In 2 weeks the UFC will likely be able to hold events in NY," tweeted Jim Genia. "Judge in Zuffa vs. NYS case pushing parties to settle."
02/13/2013
Sanctioned MMA fights happening in New York
Sanctioned MMA fights happening in New York
Mixed martial arts competitions have been illegal in New York State since the 1990s, but now some martial arts event promoters believe they have found a loophole.
07/29/2012 centralny.ynn.com
Serra: I would pick Hughes at Madison Square Garden for my last fight
Serra: I would pick Hughes at Madison Square Garden for my last fight
Matt Serra: "...there's nothing planned, and I'm fine with that. But if I could choose my last fight it would be against Matt Hughes at Madison Square Garden."
07/06/2012 yahoo.com
In un-American move Speaker Silver shelves New York MMA bill
In un-American move Speaker Silver shelves New York MMA bill
The speaker took another informal vote, with 25 again raising their hands against. The “ayes” seemingly had more than 60, the source said.
05/08/2012 nydailynews.com
NY MMA bill picks up major supporter
NY MMA bill picks up major supporter
UFC officials said Wednesday that they like their chances, largely because the bill is set to pick up senior Assembly member Joe Morelle as its lead sponsor.
04/22/2012 timesunion.com
Fertitta promises mega card for UFC debut in NY
Fertitta promises mega card for UFC debut in NY
03/16/2012 mmafighting.com
NY roadblock Bob Reilly not running for re-election
NY roadblock Bob Reilly not running for re-election
03/12/2012 troyrecord.com
Amateur MMA said to be legal in NY State Attorney General motion
Amateur MMA said to be legal in NY State Attorney General motion
01/30/2012 The Underground
New York Times: 'Caged' is youth culture Anthropology
New York Times: 'Caged' is youth culture Anthropology
01/09/2012 nytimes.com
Dana White guarantees sanctioned MMA in New York in 2012
Dana White guarantees sanctioned MMA in New York in 2012
"We're so close," White recently told the MMA Fight Corner show on FOX Sports Radio. "It's going to happen, and I guarantee you it's going to happen this year."
01/09/2012 mmafighting.com
Zuffa alleges NY MMA ban violates the US Constitution
Zuffa alleges NY MMA ban violates the US Constitution
11/17/2011 The Underground