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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.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]