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Jul 26 2009

Hawaii Has Now Joined the 80% of States that Will Regulate MMA

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Although MMA has been long popular in the islands, the State will now impose full sanctions and license events with rules similar to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. With this move it seemd to have opened the door to bring the UFC to Hawaii but with the heavy taxes and licensing fees on promoters it seems to have a negative effect instead of a positive. UFC president Dana White is now hesitant to put on a UFC in Hawaii. With the econony downturn we need to find ways for promoters to want to continue to put on MMA events intheir own and other states.

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