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Bill to legalize mixed martial arts in New York likely to be knocked out by state assembly

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Sam Morris

Dennis Siver ties up Manvel Gamburyan during their fight at UFC 168 Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The New York State Senate passed a bill Tuesday to legalize the controversial but popular sport for a fifth straight year. But the effort is likely to be knocked out in the Democrat-dominated Assembly, which thus far has refused to allow a vote to come to the floor.

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