Watch the Dana White UFC 159 pre-fight media scrum

In the UFC 159 pre-fight media scrum at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, UFC president Dana White talks about the fight to legalize MMA in New York, the politics of it all, welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and more. Videojournalist: Casey Musarra. (April 25, 2013)

UFC president Dana White touched on a number of topics in his UFC 159 pre-fight media scrum.

Given his geography -- the Theater at Madison Square Garden -- much of the discourse was on the fight to legalize mixed martial arts in New York State.

UFC 159 takes place in Newark, N.J., on Saturday.

Watch the video above.

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