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Spoiler alert: Bob Reilly still hates MMA

Updated: June 3, 2009, 3:41 PM ET
By Jake Rossen

On the eve of a crucial vote that would bring MMA a step closer to finding a home in the state of New York, state assemblyman and noted crankypants Bob Reilly has made the 11th-hour media rounds in an attempt to drum up support for his cause.

"[T]he purpose of sports is not to inflict injury," Reilly railed to Fanhouse. "We can't ever forget that, or what do we become? We become barbaric." MMA, he added, is a sport in which "damaging your opponent is one of the main goals." Wouldn't ...

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