Friday, June 10, 2011

Mandate for Mixed Martial Arts in New York

Hi all,

Please take time to read the editorial I wrote for Bloody Elbow. Thanks to KJ Gould for contacting me and asking for a commentary! Thanks to BE for supporting MMA in NY!
Last Monday the Parks, Tourism, and Sports Development Committee of the New York State Assembly voted in favor of the bill (A04146) to decriminalize and sanction mixed martial arts (MMA) by an overwhelming vote of 16-3. But, as if the fourteen year fight for legal MMA has not been long enough, on the eve of possible regulation in New York, debate continues full steam creating a virtual race for the finish line. The finish line is June 20th, the end of the 2011 legislative calendar....
Read the entire editorial here

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