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Shuttleworth Park site of boxing, MMA card Saturday

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Officials for the Amsterdam Mohawks baseball organization are combining a rich history of boxing in the city with a new interest in Mixed Martial Arts to create what they hope will be a special event Saturday at Shuttleworth Park. Billed as “Rock the Park,” Shuttleworth Park will host both amateur boxing and amateur MMA bouts. Local boxer Karl Baia will be on the card, along with MMA fighters Pablo Olivera and Jay Alvardo. The fights ...


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charles
August 7, 2014
6:34 p.m.

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Isn't MMA illegal?

ChuckD
August 7, 2014
11:21 p.m.

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I think the keyword is 'amateur'. Legal pro is still stuck in Albany, passed the Senate in May.
http://open.nysenate.gov/legislation/bil...

It can sit there for all I care.
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'The night will be capped off with fireworks.'
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Great, bring the whole family to watch 2 adults beat the hell out of each other. Yeah, this is the direction Amsterdam wants to be moving in (not).

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