March 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Gov. Daugaard had originally opposed the bill because it would legitimize mixed martial arts fights, which he said are so violent they don’t deserve to be called sport.
February 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Despite Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s opposition to mixed martial arts events, a South Dakota House committee on Monday endorsed a bill that would create a state athletic commission to regulate boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts.
May 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) Family members were holding a funeral Wednesday for a Sturgis man they say died after a mixed martial arts fight in Rapid City.
February 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
North Dakota legislative leaders will meet Friday to consider retaining legal counsel to represent the legislative branch in the Fighting Sioux nickname lawsuit at the state Supreme Court. Rep. Al Carlson, R-Fargo, the House majority leader and author of a law requiring UND to keep the nickname, said the meeting of the interim Legislative Management Committee would be held by teleconference call at 2 p.m. from the state Capitol. Continue Reading
October 14, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun
It’s been a number of years since it was last featured in Jamestown, but on Saturday mixed martial arts, courtesy of Impact Fighting Championship out of Bismarck, will be making its return to the Jamestown Civic Center. Continue Reading