The following is an excerpt from an article from MMA Fighting:
One of the final thorns left in the side of mixed martial arts is sanctioning in New York State, and after a couple of recent close calls, UFC president Dana White is guaranteeing New York will finally legalize the sport again in 2012.
"We're so close," White recently told the MMA Fight Corner show on FOX Sports Radio. "It's going to happen, and I guarantee you it's going to happen this year."
White, who has usually shied away from making such strong proclamations when it comes to New York, felt so good about his prediction, he repeated it, this time a little more emphatically.
"I guarantee you it's going to happen this year," White said.
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