Governor Cuomo to sign MMA legislation today in New York

We were sent New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s schedule for today. He’s in New York City where he will be signing mixed martial arts legislation making the ultimate sport of MMA official once and for all in The Empire State.  Thursday, April 14: Governor Cuomo is in New York City. 10:30 AM Governor Cuomo Signs … Read more

Finally… Mixed Martial Arts now legal in New York

New York, New York, big city of dreams. Everything in New York ain’t always what it seems except on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the final state in the Union to hold out on the legalization of professional mixed martial arts finally gave in. There was overwhelming bipartisan support in the New York State Assembly as the … Read more

Victory Combat Sports to host New York’s first legally sanctioned MMA event

Victory Combat Sports (www.VictoryCombatSports.com) has arrived. In an era where Mixed Martial Arts has become the fastest growing sport in North America, Victory Combat Sports co-founders Kevin Lillis and Justin Blair have launched a new organization exclusively dedicated to producing MMA events throughout the Northeast.

UFC confident that MMA Bill will pass in New York this year

Lorenzo Fertitta, The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Chairman & CEO, applauded the introduction of legislation – A.6506 – in the New York State Assembly to authorize the New York State Athletic Commission to add Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) to the list of contact sports that may hold matches and exhibitions in New York. Fertitta thanked Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle for his leadership on the issue.

The MMA Outsider Podcast Episode 29 – UFC on Fox 1 Review, UFC 139 Preview and UFC vs. New York

On this episode, the guys are joined by TD Lott of CageJunkies.com. The three breakdown last weekend’s UFC on Fox event, look forward to this weekend’s UFC 139 card and chat about the UFC’s brand new lawsuit against the state of New York.

The Fight Summit announces special screening of “New York Mixed Martial Arts”

Event will showcase well-received MMA documentary Merrick, NY (USA): The Fight Summit today announced that the event will show a special screening of the recently released documentary, “New York Mixed Martial Arts” for all attendees of the conference. The film is an official selection of the Bronx Film Festival, and is gaining considerable traction with … Read more