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Old 01-02-2013, 10:37 PM
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Default Dana White hopes to have UFC's 20th anniversary show at Madison Square Garden

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MMA is still not legal in New York, but Dana White revealed Saturday night after UFC 155 that crossing his fingers, he not only had a date, but a theme and a main event planned for a debut in Madison Square Garden.

White said his plan was to run the UFC's 20th anniversary show at the world's most famous arena which would be some time in November 2013.

"We have a date," White said after completion of the press conference. "And we have a match."

White wouldn't elaborate further on the idea, nor would he as he had in the past, predict this will be the year they are allowed into the state.

Running an event would be pending the state legislature passing a bill early next year that would legalize the sport. For several years, it's been a regular pattern. The UFC