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MMA in NY may soon be a reality.

Discussion in 'UFC Discussion' started by GordaoPreguico, Jan 22, 2015.

  1. GordaoPreguico Red Belt

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  2. JayPrimo Blue Belt

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    I guess we'll know soon if he's the sole hurdle or if theres others hiding behind the curtain.

    Hope it works out. MSG would be perfect for cage fights
     
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    Jones vs Weidman in new york would be dope.
     
  4. chunglii No Me Duele

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    Unless another anti-MMA person takes his place as speaker and blocks legislation like he did.

    Hopefully not. This is good news.
     
  5. JayPrimo Blue Belt

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    He was blocking it cause he's in bed with the Culinary Unions, not much that he's against MMA
     
  6. warriorsman You can run but you can’t hide

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    Has been posted so many times and is so stupid. He gets arrested, gets out on bail, trial takes years and will not end with a conviction. He is not going to disappear because of this. If anything he will be desperate for Culinary Union cash and oppose MMA even more fiercely. This guy is the cockroach of NY politics, unkillable and unstoppable. Don't get your hopes up.
     
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    Its a shape of the highest caliber msg has never seen a mma event.
     
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    Whoever gets into office there will be in the pocket of the unions as politicians nearly always are. Probably the best way to sort it out from a UFC point of view is to sit down with the unions and come to an agreement about how they treat their casino employees. Not going to happen though.
     
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    Doubt he is anti MMA. He is pro bribery money and the money that is going to him wants to keep MMA out. More then likely that money would have no problem finding someone else in power to take it.
     
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    He just surrendered to FBI on corruption charges. It's on front page of NYT

     
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    It has to happen at some point
     
  12. GordaoPreguico Red Belt

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    I could see a card stacked with LHW title fight (if Jones is still champ) and MW title fight (if Weidman is still champ) at MSG. That would be awesome.
     
  13. method115 Titanium Belt

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    That's the point though that if he gets arrested he will be asked to step down. Whether or not he does is a different story but I'm not so sure continuing to accept bribes would be the smartest move in his current position.
     
  14. warriorsman You can run but you can’t hide

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    This guy has been investigated more than Gotti. He's not stepping down. Contributions are not technically bribes so he'll be grabbing them. Double down on everything.
     
  15. Jew Jif Shoes Nullius in Verba

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    Excellent. Hopefully he'll step down now.
     
  16. method115 Titanium Belt

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    Ah did not know that. Oh well guess will see what happens.
     
  17. GordaoPreguico Red Belt

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    Don't need him gone just need him to step down from the speaker position.
     

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