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TITLE DATE POSTED SOURCE
Heastie: NY Likely to revisit MMA in 2016
Heastie: NY Likely to revisit MMA in 2016
Carl Heastie, Speaker of the New York State Assembly: "But I do think there is significant support in the conference for MMA. We'll see what happens next session."
08/15/2015
Boston vs. New York: White pranks Serra, NSFW
Boston vs. New York: White pranks Serra, NSFW
The secret is now out on how Matt Serra acquired his nickname - someone woke him up, as seen when UFC president Dana White interrupted The Terror's dozing.
06/28/2015
Fertitta statement on NY failure to vote on bill
Fertitta statement on NY failure to vote on bill
"While our disappointment cannot be overstated, our commitment to seeing New York legalize the fastest growing sport in the nation and the world is intact and undeterred."
06/26/2015
MMA bill falters in NY Assembly
MMA bill falters in NY Assembly
Jim Genia who has covered the effort more than anyone in the sport, has now tweeted that it appears once again the bill will not get voted on in the Assembly.
06/25/2015
NY Senate passes MMA bill, for 7th time
NY Senate passes MMA bill, for 7th time
For the seventh time the New York Senate has passed a bill to legalize and regulated mixed martial arts; it now goes to the house, but the session ends this week.
06/17/2015
New York overhauls MMA Bill as deadline looms
New York overhauls MMA Bill as deadline looms
BC litigation lawyer, combat sports law consultant, and deeply appreciated UGer Erik Magraken reports that New York's imperiled MMA bill has some changes.
06/09/2015
Rousey's book a New York Times best seller
Rousey's book a New York Times best seller
Not only is Ronda Rousey an undefeated UFC champion and a Hollywood actress, she is now also a New York Times best-selling author.
06/05/2015
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
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