Zuffa has been fighting two battles in New York for the past several years hoping the State would reverse their ban on professional MMA. The first being a lawsuit alleging the ban is unconstitutional. The second being lobbying efforts to overturn the ban. While the lobbying efforts appear to finally be paying off, the court battle was dismissed last week in Federal Court.
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Bosse to Debut against Maldonado at UFC 186 | UFC ® - News Following the recent court injunction keeping Quinton "Rampage" Jackson from competing against Fabio Maldonado at UFC 186 in Montreal, the UFC has announced that local light heavyweight Steve Bosse will step in to face Brazil's Maldonado at Bell Centre on April 25.
For those of you interested in the legal/business side of the sport, here are the full Court reasons which granted Bellator their injunction against Jackson. Its a worthwhile read... https://canadianmmalawblog.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/bellator-v-jackson-reasons-for-injunction.pdf
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