N.Y. MMA legalization push continues

Updated: January 25, 2013, 6:04 PM ET
By Mike Woods | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

A push to make mixed martial arts fully legal in New York has intensified, as the Association of Boxing Commissions has sent a letter to New York's top politicians, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo, seeking to regulate non-professional MMA events.

The letter calls for the state to direct the New York State Athletic Commission to regulate such events that currently are allowed in New York.

This letter dovetails with the effort by Las Vegas-based MMA operation Ultimate Fighting Championship ...

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