Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy.
Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around, and it seemed like this could be the year, but like most things in politics, it was just a big let down.
The corruption in NY politics is DISGUSTING!!!!
— Dana White (@danawhite) June 25, 2015
I am NOT in a "New York State of Mind" and will not be singing "New York New York #very disappointed
— Marc Ratner UFC (@MarcRatnerUFC) June 25, 2015
Let's just go to msg and fight each other anyway
— Al Iaquinta🗽 (@ALIAQUINTA) June 25, 2015
embarrassed 2 c the bs in ny politics this is disgusting how many corrupt politicians have to go to jail b4 we get 2 fight at home smh
— Truck Gordon (@TruckMMA_UFC) June 25, 2015
W/Sheldon Silver gone, we're missing a piece to the MMANY ban. IMO it may not be the sport itself that the senators don't want. #Point2Prove
— Aljamain Sterling (@FunkMaster_UFC) June 26, 2015
So, maybe next year?
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