MMA legalized in New York following Assembly vote of 113-25, paving way for UFC PPV at Madison Square Garden

It finally happened!

After years of failed attempts to break into New York -- thanks to politics and "gangsters" -- Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will now be able to take its product to "The Big Apple."

That's because The New York State Assembly unanimously voted for a bill earlier today (Mar. 22, 2016) to allow mixed martial arts (MMA) to be regulated in the state following a very lengthy debate.


New York imposed a ban on MMA in 1997,  and ZUFFA officials have been...

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