Tag Archives: Combative Sports Regulation

Combat Sports Anarchy in a New York Minute

Casting bread upon the waters, you hope a big fish will bite. Behold this NBC News 4 I-Team report on legislatively mandated anarchy in New York combat sports: CLICK HERE. Exempting combat sports from regulation effectively sanctions anarchy rather than … Continue reading

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Diagnostic Imaging of a Fool’s Errand

As though to corroborate why health and safety standards have to be policed in “Combative Sports” comes news from FIGHTSTATE that “Muay Thai fighter Bandasak Chaiyasan was suspended by the World Muay Thai Council [on May the 22nd] when X-Ray … Continue reading

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Lethal Stakes in New York’s Statutory Shell Game

Maybe five or so years ago, NYPD shut down an amateur Muay Thai show at Peggy Chau’s Fighthouse in midtown Manhattan. SPOILER ALERT. The New York State statute banning “Combative Sports” applies only to professionals. It also exempts “martial arts” … Continue reading

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