Newsdays’ Mark La Monica broke the news via Twitter today while working in Albany alongside UFC Lorenzo Fertitta, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and others pushing for the legalization of MMA in the state of New York. Chris Weidman and Lorenzo Fertitta both retweeted the post, confirming it’s legitimacy.
— Mark La Monica (@LaMonicaMark) March 6, 2013
UFC 162 takes place Saturday, July 6th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Other fights on the card include Tim Kennedy vs Roger Gracie and Rafael Calvacante vs Thiago Silva.