New York MMA Vote Postponed

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Well, so much for the UFC hosting an event at Madison Square Garden in December; according to Tom Hamlin of, Bill 1-11458-A, which is the bill that would legalize the sport of mixed martial arts in the State of New York, will not come up for a vote in front of the state legislature’s Tourism, Arts, and Sports Development committee until January of 2009.  Elizabeth Nostrand, legislative director the bill’s sponsor, Assemblyman Steve Englebrecht,  said that following a messed-up voting session on the house floor last Tuesday, Englebrecht decided to simply postpone the vote. 

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