As the issue of sanctioning MMA in New York continues, Bellator looks to be jumping to the assumption that it’ll get the green light as they’re promoting four events in the state. On Bellator’s official website, it reads that the promotion is looking to run four shows per year as a regular occurrence.
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney went on that hosting MMA fights in the state will generate money from those who come to watch the card. Bellator plans to host the show through the use of a third party.
No exact dates were announced.
The UFC has been pressing New York to legalize MMA with them hoping to hold their 20th anniversary event from an undisclosed venue in the area.