Fighter pay is a frequent discussion in MMA circles with much speculation about what percentage of revenues are shared with athletes. Nova Scotia, who just hosted their first UFC event on October 4, 2014 has a law on their books mandating a minimum split to the fighters in the main event of a fight card. Specifically, … More Did Nova Scotia Enforce Their Fighter Pay Rules at UFC Fight Night Halifax?
Breaking down the legality of MMA in Canada on a Province by Province basis is an interesting exercise given the strange legislative patchwork various Provinces put together trying to get around the pre Bill S-209 version of the Criminal Code. Today I address the legality of MMA, both professional and amateur, in Nova Scotia. As … More A Legal Breakdown of MMA In Nova Scotia (And Why Sword Fighting Is Boxing in NS!)