Ever wonder where the most MMA events take place? Data was recently compiled addressing the volume of sanctioned amateur and professional events in the US and Canada from 2009-2012.
California wins by a landslide with 154 sanctioned events in 2012 alone. Texas comes in second with 83 and Nevada ranked fifth overall in volume in 2012 events.
The Canadian winner is Alberta with the various local commissions overseeing more than 20 events in 2012 with Quebec coming in second at 10. Below is the full list: