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Cuomo's office touts $97M in MMA revenue since NY legalization

Associated Press stock image of MMA bout in New York,
Associated Press stock image of MMA bout in New York,

Mixed Martial Arts has been legal in New York state for two years now.

Posted: Dec 20, 2018 2:47 PM

Mixed Martial Arts has been legal in New York state for two years now.

The governor's office is reporting Thursday that since the sport's introduction in 2016, a total of $97 million in revenue has been generated.

There have been a total of 149 events have been held, including bouts in Utica.

Ticket sales brought in more than $67 million in revenue, Simulcast revenue totaled more than $30 million, and state taxes that were paid totaled $7.5 million.

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