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CMA Responds to MP Ryan Leef's Efforts....

The Yukon's MP wants to promote Mixed Martial Arts by taking it out of a section of the Criminal Code that regulates prize fighting.

Yesterday on A New Day, Ryan Leef told us the amendment would provide a "safer venue and safer climate for the athletes."

And Mr Leef says evidence presented to a Senate committee addressed injury rates in MMA.

A couple of years ago, the Canadian Medical Association called for a ban on MMA.

Dr. Anna Reid is the president of the Canadian Medical Association...She spoke with Sandi this morning...

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