Mixed martial arts took another step toward global acceptance on Wednesday when legislators in Canada and the state of Connecticut independently legalized the sport.
Connecticut becomes the 49th state to legalize mixed martial arts on Wednesday, leaving New York as the only U.S. state that has not.
A pair of regulatory hurdles to MMA legalization fell today in North America. In Connecticut, a bill to legalize MMA passed the senate, clearing the way for events to be held in the state. A...
Lorenzo Fertitta, the UFC Chairman & CEO, applauded the Connecticut General Assembly’s House of Representatives for passing HB-5277 on Tuesday by an overwhelming 117-26 vote.