WSOF issues statement on legalization of MMA in NY

WSOF issues statement on legalization of MMA in NY

By Edward Carbajal

Photo: WSOF.com

Photo: WSOF.com

World Series of Fighting (WSOF) CEO Carlos Silva issued a statement in support of the bill being passed to allow professional MMA in New York. It was reported last year by Page2Sports.com the promotion was looking to open offices in New York to help bring more MMA into the state. See his full statement below:

This is an exciting and historic day for our great sport. Those who have been lobbying for the legalization of MMA in NY State, including World Series of Fighting’s new COO Michael Mersch, should be commended for their persistence and commitment to seeing through the passage of legislation that will finally allow fans to watch live MMA in the Empire State, and fighters to compete there. We recently opened an office in Manhattan so, along with our television partner, NBC, we are looking forward to bringing our brand of professional MMA to New York very soon.
— Carlos Silva

 

This is great time to be a fan of MMA and an even better one for the fans in New York.

Edward Carbajal is a contributing writer for MMA at Page2sports.com and Frontproof Media. You can follow Edward on Twitter @Carbazel or at his website TheBlogBoardJungle.com. Check out his podcast on Spreaker.

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