In case you missed it #2: UFC in New York getting closer

First up, news broke Wednesday that Zuffa, parent company of the UFC, and the state of New York are headed toward a mediation session that could allow the UFC to legally run an event in the state.

Professional mixed martial arts has been illegal in the state of New York since 1997. UFC president Dana White has expressed a desire to host the UFC’s 20th anniversary show in November at Madison Square Garden.

The exceptional Luke Thomas of explains why this could become a reality, although several obstacles remain.

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