UFC fighter Matt Serra has released the following:
As a native New Yorker, nothing would make me happier than fighting right here in New York.
But I need your help. New York has an antiquated law on its books that prevents any respectable MMA event from being held anywhere in the state. We want that to change, and I’m sure you do too.
These things happen because of pressure from local residents on their legislators, letting the people who pass the bills know that the people they represent care about particular issues.
So we need to get a lot of people to email their legislators. So, please go to www.MMAFacts.com and click on my picture on the left, follow the instructions and send an email or two to your local legislator.
Then forward this email to as many people as you can who you think will also be willing to write and take action.
With your help, we will get MMA to New York. And we will hope to see you at the fights.
* PICTURE of CHUCK LIDDELL’s Torn Hamstring (GROSS!) & Brock Lesnar’s Next Opponent