Legalize mixed martial arts
by Lisa Elovich
With the budget in place, it's time for the state Legislature to get in line with the rest of the country and legalize mixed martial arts. New York is losing much-needed revenue to adjoining states and Canada. Mixed martial arts is the fastest growing sport for people between the ages of 18 and 34, as evidenced by the numerous gyms and fitness centers across the state that now offer classes in it and combat sports.