From the desk of Cal Cooper
SAVE MMA IN GEORGIA!!!!
READ THIS NOW!
TODAY (Friday the 12th) the GEORGIA SENATE may give control of MMA to the
ATHLETIC COMMISSION. SAVE your sport!! Yesterday, Thursday, the GEORGIA
HOUSE of REPS passed House Bill 558. If the GEORGIA SENATE passes it today
we're all screwed, just like Florida was screwed by their law.
THEY WANT MONEY FROM EVERYONE!!
The Athletic Commission - headed by greedy Tom Mishou - is planning to
charge $1000.00 per year to promotions, plus $250.00 PER BOUT, plus $3.00
PER TICKET!! This is outrageous.
Let's keep this straight to the point. The same forces who tried to screw up
MMA sanctioning in Georgia last year are at it again, ONLY THIS TIME IT"S
Last year, along with the ISKA, they tried to mess things up with
legislation that would have brought criminal elements into MMA and left the
door open for unwanted scrutiny.
In the meantime MMA HAS BECOME MORE POPULAR THAN BOXING in Georgia. Now the
absolute worst has happened. The ATHLETIC COMMISSION is trying to take over
MMA in their own name - not the ISKA's name. However, this is the same group
of people who backed the ISKA power grab last year!
Oh BTW, there is also a little note which allows specifically for CONVICTED
FELONS to be able to promote fights. Who does that sound like?? I'll give
you three guesses and the first two don't count: Lane Collyer.
What should you do? Contact your Georgia Senator TODAY! THIS MORNING!
A list of GA Senators:
A 'find your Senator' page:
Write your e-mails and GET ON THE PHONE!!
Tell your SENATOR to VOTE NO on HB558!
Tell them this bill does bad things to good people!
The House Bill # is: HB558
Read it here: