VIDEO | New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signs bill legalizing MMA

Earlier today New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill officially legalizing MMA in New York, 19 years after it was banned in The Empire State. The UFC then proceeded to announce its inaugural event in New York at the Madison Square Garden on November 12th.

In the video above you can see New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signing the bill legalizing MMA, with Lorenzo Fertitta, Ronda Rousey, and Chris Weidman watching over his shoulder.