Among MMA’s greatest public challengers in the state of New york city, N.Y. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, was taken into custody by the F.B.I. on Thursday morning and is anticipated to be charged with public corruption charges.
Silver has actually been one of the most significant obstacles standing in the way of Mixed Martial Arts being legalized in the state of New york city.
The brand-new legislative session has begun and Silver just recently shared the stage with Governor Andrew Cuomo at the State of the State Address.
Silver was first chosen to the Assembly in 1976 and is among the most prominent individuals in the New York state government due to his title and experience. Whether or not this situation will certainly assist speed along the process of MMA being legislated in New York remains to be seen.