Mixed Martial Arts
Friday, April 20, 2012
By Eddie Robinson : Weekend Edition Host, WNYC News
On Saturday night, two New York natives will fight each other in a mixed martial arts bout through the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world's largest promotion company for MMA. But the fight won’t be happening at Madison Square Garden. MMA is banned in the state.
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
By Azi Paybarah
"We want to dispel the myths that we're a bunch of brutal, you know, meat heads. We want to show that we're average, everyday people who love this professional sport of mixed martial arts,"says Stephen Koepfer, a member of the group trying to get the sport legalized in the state.
They're rallying by City Hall on 2/8/11 at noon.