The California Department of Consumer Affairs’ California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) will establish the world’s first retirement benefit fund for mixed martial arts (MMA) fighters under the requirements of Assembly Bill 1136 (AB 1136), signed into law Sunday, October 8, 2023, by Governor Gavin Newsom.
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Refereeing and judging at mixed martial arts (MMA) events are essential tasks carried out by officials guided by rules, criteria, and expertise. In California, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) seeks to gives fighters and the public the best officials possible. CSAC licenses and regulates combat sports in California, including…
Mixed martial arts (MMA) and, specifically, the Bellator 170 event at the L.A. Forum in Inglewood on January 21, made headlines last week after gaining attention from an unlikely source–famed actress Meryl Streep. After receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award, Streep gave a politically charged acceptance speech, part of which…