A fight card in Atlantic City tonight (Thursday) features three local fighters from Amsterdam, NY who graduated High School together.
Lightweights Manny Milan, Mervin Rodriguez, and Tom Marcellino are competing this Friday night, July 29th, at XFE Cage Wars 8 at Showboat in Atlantic City.
James Odato has the story in today’s paper:
The reason for the technical knockout, according to officials with Ultimate Fighting Championship, the group behind competitions, is retaliation from organized labor. UFC’s officers say Unite Here, the powerful hotel workers’ union, is […]
According to the New York Daily News, Assembly majority leader Sheldon Silver has essentially killed the bill to legalize MMA for this legislative session:
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver yesterday appeared to KO the […]
Yesterday, the Assembly bill to legalize MMA passed the Parks, Tourism and Sports Development Committee with a 16-3 vote.
Time is tight, however, with the Assembly nearing the end of the legislative session in a couple weeks and various other steps in the process needing […]
Disclaimer: The original title I wrote was “Bob Reilly sells MMA Vote to the Highest Bidder,” which was misleading and unnecessarily inflammatory. After some careful consideration and discussions with others in the comments section, it’s been changed.
UPDATE Friday 5/13/2011 10:11am – Since publishing yesterday, poster “Colonie” and a handful of other mutual friends/acquaintances have […]
UFC 128 was last night, and the theme of the event – from Dana White’s statements throughout the week right down to Jon Jones‘s entrance music – was “boy, what a shame this is in Newark instead of Madison Square Garden.”
I’m working on a few things that probably won’t get done, so here’s some brief tidbits to hold you over until Monday.
When it comes to Kristi Gustafson and I, we just can’t let it go.
What’s “it,” you ask? I have […]
Strikeforce has announced an upcoming Heavyweight Tournament to determine the #1 Heavyweight fighter in the promotion. The tournament includes name draws such as Fedor Emelianenko, Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Andrei Arlovski. Rounding out the eight-man field are former UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, Brett Rogers, former Pride heavyweight Sergei Kharitonov, and […]
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