The politician keeping the UFC out of NY indicted on $4 mil bribery/kickback scheme

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  1. ralphus1

    ralphus1 Extremely stable genius

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  2. yermajesty

    yermajesty Purple Belt

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    Politicians are shitbags.
     
  3. HAWTRIDDUM

    HAWTRIDDUM Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    What a shock. As if it wasn't obvious why mma is banned in NY in the first place.
     
  4. Aegon Spengler

    Aegon Spengler Gold Belt

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    It's actually a shock Dana was telling the truth for once. But there you have it.
     
  5. Rex Kwon Do

    Rex Kwon Do ál-ḥámdúlílláh

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    That's awesome. Dude is a union shill. If we finally shakes this rat off, MMA might finally be legalized here.
     
  6. the muntjac

    the muntjac Black Belt

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    I have a feeling that his jail will be more like a country club.
     
  7. masterofthetap

    masterofthetap Blue Belt

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    Weidman Vs. Silva at MSG anyone?
     
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    GTS Red Belt

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    His jail will be his own home at worst. There's no way he's getting anything more than house arrest.
     
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    Jones vs Gus 2

    I dont think Silva will get to face Weidman for a third time. But seeing how greedy the UFC can be it wouldnt shock me. I just fear for Andersons life if that fight happens. I really do. Anderson is 40 years old, has been knocked out twice by Weidman, lost every second of every round, its just a clear mismatch at this point
     
  10. Phrozenspite

    Phrozenspite Black Belt

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    Too bad he wont have to share a cell with war machine or joe son
     
  11. Linux34

    Linux34 Double Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    LOL the political class doesn't allow fellow corrupt politicians to get hammered. Guy gets a $100k fine which will be paid by lobbyists and 1 year in minimum security, prostitutes and marijuana on the weekends jail.
     
  12. masterofthetap

    masterofthetap Blue Belt

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    I didn't even think of Jones/Gus. But supposedly if Anderson makes it past Diaz, Weidman is next for him.
     
  13. hoyle1911

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    This is awesome. Who knew NY politics was corrupt? Oh well, with this guy gone, I'm sure the state will be clean from here on out.

    Dana and Joe Rogan have said for years that MMA lobbying is dirty as hell. What they need to do to legalize it state by state must have been ugly.
     
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    You must not be familiar with the American legal system. He's a rich old white guy with connections. I'm surprised he was charged in the first place.
     

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