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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
Sexual harassment case stopping MMA in NY?
Sexual harassment case stopping MMA in NY?
"It may be the displeasure of female legislators over his coverups of sexual harassment driving his holding action," argues the New York Post in a pro MMA editorial.
06/09/2014
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
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
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