Sen. Kevin Parker, D-Brooklyn, right talks with mixed martial arts athletes Ronda Rousey, center, and Nick Catone at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. The state Senate is ... more 
Sen. Kevin Parker, D-Brooklyn, right talks with mixed martial arts athletes Ronda Rousey, center, and Nick Catone at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. The state Senate is expected to approve legislation again to make New York the 46th state to legalize and regulate the sport, though opposition remains in the state Assembly. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Groll
Thu, Apr 19, 2012 10:25 AM EDT