Did Nova Scotia Enforce Their Fighter Pay Rules at UFC Fight Night Halifax?

Fighter pay is a frequent discussion in MMA circles with much speculation about what percentage of revenues are shared with athletes. ┬áNova Scotia, who just hosted their first UFC event on October 4, 2014┬áhas 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?

A Legal Breakdown of MMA In Nova Scotia (And Why Sword Fighting Is Boxing in NS!)

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!)