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2009-01-21 16:36:34

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world's biggest mixed martial arts association, hopes to overturn a New York law banning such competitions. Marc Ratner, the Las Vegas-based association's director of government and regulatory affairs, said that 37 of the 45 states with athletic commissions allow mixed martial arts, The New York Times reported. He argues that the sport has become gentler since Gov. George Pataki, describing it as barbaric, endorsed a ban in 1997, with most states...


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