New York finally legalized MMA in March, so the Underground Combat League (a New York City-based unsanctioned fight promotion) had its last show ever on Sunday. This was a big deal to some, as it marked the end of a 13-year run of a promotion that put on MMA events when no one else would. It was also a big deal because the UCL closing their doors was the first tangible manifestation of New York’s new Combative Sports Law in action.
“Inside MMA” anchors Bas Rutten and Mauro Renallo wanted to rap about that last night, so they sent a camera crew to the house of the foremost expert on the topic.
Guess what? That expert was me.
Below is the interview. Enjoy.