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  • 4 months ago
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The New York State Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to regulate mixed martial arts in the Empire State for the fifth consecutive year. read news >>

  • 11 months ago
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Now that weight cutting has become the prime suspect in a Brazilian fighter's death, the MMA world seems intent on doing something about the practice. Exactly what and how and under whose authority, those are the parts we haven't figured out just yet. read news >>

  • a year ago
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The Michigan House of Representatives Wednesday approved legislation that would regulate amateur mixed martial arts in the state. read news >>

  • a year ago
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While South Dakota's governor remains chilly to MMA, he will sign into law a bill that aims to regulate combat sports in the state.  read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Vermont lawmakers have made their state the 46th to regulate mixed martial arts. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Vermont is the latest state to approve the regulation of MMA. UFC officials today announced the state recently passed a bill to regulate MMA through the Vermont Legislature. "Vermont's legislation of the sport of MMA is further evidence of the continued growth and success of our sport in this country," UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta stated. "We are pleased that fans in Vermont will now have the opportunity to watch a live UFC event in their own backyard and look forward to making that happen read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Thus far, regulators haven't been able to keep up with the UFC's aggressive international expansion. Events in Canada, Australia and -next month - Sweden, are regulated by an independent regulatory body. But in places where no athletic commission exists, the promotion has taken that role for events in the U.K., Brazil and Japan. UFC vice president of regulatory affairs Mark Ratner would like to see a single agency take the lead in regulating international events, overseeing officials, read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Wyoming is getting in the business of regulated MMA. Governor Matt Mead recently signed into law House Bill 87, which calls for the creation of an MMA board to oversee and regulate the sport. Although the country's least populous U.S. state, Wyoming is now the 46th to regulate MMA, joining other recent adopters such as West Virginia, Wisconsin and Alabama. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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By a vote of 42-18, the New York State Senate on Monday voted to regulate the sport of mixed martial arts in The Empire State. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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With overwhelming votes in favor of the move, West Virginia is now the 45th U.S. state to regulate mixed martial arts. After it recently passed the West Virginia legislation, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin recently signed the bill into effect. Only three state athletic commissions (New York, Connecticut and Vermont) currently don't regulate MMA, and two states (Alaska and Wyoming) lack regulatory bodies to do so. read news >>

  • 3 years ago
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West Virginia has now become the 45th state to regulate mixed martial arts, and UFC officials played an integral part in making sure the sport found a home in the Mountain State.  Read More >> read news >>

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