Wrestling Video Ranking: 4 / 5
Wrestling Movie Score: four / 5
Earlier this week, a federal judge stated that pro mixed martial arts matches can move forward. The ruling came following a suit challenging New York’s censorship on pro mixed martial arts.
United States District Court Judge Kimba Wood stated that the legal challenge Ultimate Fighting Championship can proceed if the largest mixed martial arts promoter in the world UFC can prove that New York’s ban is unconstitutionally determined. In her court order she stated that the Court concludes that Plaintiffs have sufficiently alleged an as-applied vagueness challenge to the law.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship first registered a lawsuit in the Manhattan federal court against the state in 2011’s November. UFC challenged the ban on several grounds. They claimed that New York’s ban breaches fighters’ First Amendment right to free expression. The lead plaintiff is Ultimate Fighting Championship Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, a native of Ithaca. He was born in Rochester and grew in Binghamton region.
The office of State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman moved the dismiss the lawsuit, saying that the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s claims did not have any merit.
In her ruling, Wood dropped all of the challenges made by the Ultimate Fighting Championship that includes the First Amendment claims. Wood did not drop one that questions whether the censorship breaches the 14th Amendment by being overly shadowy as well as selectively enforced. Specifically, the Ultimate Fighting Championship raised questions regarding amateur bouts that have been permitted several times and prohibited at others by state Athletic Commission.
There have been rumors going in the World Wrestling Entertainment or the WWE circles for the past couple of years that a match between two legends of professional wrestling The Undertaker and Sting is on the cards and will happen sometime in the future.
This is the sort of match that gets the fans salivating at the prospect of two legends of the sport going at it inside the ring against each other and although it has been merely restricted to just rumor, it is certain that almost all fans have recreated the scenario in video games in some form or the other. Read more »
Wrestling Video Ranking: three / five