Archive: new york

Jun 9, 2014 11:23 am

Sexual Harassment Case Stopping MMA in NY?

MMA has been fighting to get a foot hold in New York for some time now. It now appears that New York politician Sheldon Silver has been holding out on allowing a bill that would legalize MMA in New York to move ahead to a vote. first made the connection between Silver’s shady dealing...

Jan 29, 2014 6:09 am

Will 2014 Be The Year Of MMA Legalization In New York?

ALBANY – Supporters of mixed martial arts began fighting a new fight, this past Tuesday. Or rather, a new battle in a war that’s been raging on for quite some time. A contingent of Ultimate Fighting Championship fighters, officials and fans traveled to Albany, hoping to coerce lawmakers to authorize the sport which has been...

May 10, 2012 2:29 pm

MMA Still Illegal in New York | Child Pornography is Legal

By Evan Stoumbelis: Recently the bill to make MMA legal in New York failed, leaving the MMA community angry and confused. However, yesterday the New York Court of Appeals ruled that viewing child pornography is no longer a criminal offense. MMA fans are left to wonder why MMA is illegal, but the viewing of child...