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Lorenzo Fertitta's statement on MMA not coming to a New York again

UFC chief executive and chairman Lorenzo Fertitta.

(Credit: FX)

UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta released this statement Tuesday night when the New York State Assembly failed to bring the bill to legalize MMA in the state to a full vote of its members:

“While our disappointment cannot be overstated, our commitment to seeing New York legalize the fastest growing sport in the nation and the world is intact and undeterred. We continue to strongly believe...

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