Civic Leaders On LI Call UFC Fighter Chris Weidman A 'True Hometown Hero'Civic leaders on Long Island say Chris Weidman is a "true hometown hero." A "Chris Weidman Day" celebration is being held Wednesday afternoon in Baldwin.
Connecticut Legislature Lifts Ban On Mixed Martial ArtsThough some matches are currently permitted at Connecticut's Indian-run casinos, national promoters and venues in Hartford and Bridgeport have campaigned for years to host the fights.
Lane: MMA In New York — So Close It Hurts It’s a shame a small segment of decision-makers and political puppet-masters can’t recognize a gold mine right under their noses.
UFC President Dana White: A Female Division Is 'Absolutely Going To Happen'White has long resisted the idea of forming a women's division, but much of his change in thinking is due to the success of Ronda Rousey, the most dominant female fighter in mixed martial arts.