Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Ranking last updated Tue May 21 The best efforts of lobbyists and the many handshakes and speeches of UFC-employed fighters clad in business attire, have, unfortunately, had no effect on the majority of New York lawmakers. Long Islander Gian Villante fought on the card. Like New Jersey regulators, he can't work with New York—ensuring, for instance, that fighters aren't getting in the cage during the routine medical suspensions given to victims of knockouts—because there's no one to work with. Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. By Eric Kowal 16 hours ago.
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