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1 step forward, 1 step back in NY MMA battle

The New York State Senate has once again passed a bill regulating mixed martial arts but it remains to be seen whether or not the State Assembly will even bring the bill to a vote. Meanwhile the state's AG has apparently stepped away from his office'

New York MMA: Think Locally, Not Globally

Stephen Koepfer of 'The Coalition to Legalize Mixed Martial Arts in New York' writes a guest editorial on the current state of MMA's ban in New York, and suggests the UFC's and Zuffa's past actions in the fight may have been detrimental to legalization thus far, and urges a collaboration with the grass roots efforts. Exclusive to Bloody Elbow.

In New York MMA Is Illegal But Viewing Child Pornography Online Is Not

Thanks to a ruling from a New York court, it's not illegal to view child porn on your computer but mixed martial arts is still banned.

MMA In New York: Fight Continues With State Challenging Federal Level Intervention

The battle to bring MMA to New York continues with the state saying they had good reason to ban the sport in 1997.

Director Calls For Legalization Of MMA In New York On Grounds Of Free Speech

In this day and age it probably isn't too far off base to believe that New York's legalization of mixed martial arts is no longer a matter of "if," but rather, "when." Yet despite that method of thought, the truth remains that the process still must start somewhere. David Mamet, director of the 2008 film "Redbelt," took to the New York Post to explain his solution.

New York MMA Bill Is Dead

The bill to regulate MMA arts in New York state appears to be dead after stalling in the Ways & Means Committee.

MMA Bill Passes Tourism, Parks, Arts, and Sports Committee in New York Assembly

An MMA bill passes through the Tourism, Parks, Arts, and Sports Development Committee in the New York Assembly.

Dana White and the UFC Continue "Make It Rain" Approach to New York Legalization

The UFC continues to pour money into the state of New York, but is it a sieve?

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