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Protocols & Recent Rule Changes

Protocol for Administrative Suspension of Non-Performing Contestants

  • ¬†Any contestant who has lost their last eight bouts by submission, technical knockout or knockout shall not be approved to compete in the State of Utah.
  • Any contestant who has lost nine of their last ten bouts by submission, technical knockout or knockout shall not be approved to compete in the State of Utah.
  • Any contestant who has lost their last ten bouts by decision, submission, technical knockout or knockout shall not be approved to compete in the State of Utah.
  • Any contestant who has lost thirteen of their last fifteen bouts by any means shall not be approved to compete in the State of Utah.

Protocol for Assigning Officials

  • The commission shall assign judges for events with an anticipated audience exceeding 500 attendees or include title bouts.
  • The commission may also assign judges for other events at its discretion.
  • Event officials proposed by the promoter are subject to the approval of the commission IAW R359-1-511(1)(b).

Protocol Establishing Penalties for Late Arrivals

  • A contestant who arrives at the venue 30 minutes late is subject to a $25.00 fine or ten percent of their purse, which ever is greater.
  • Any contestant who arrives at the venue 45 minutes late is subject to a $50.00 fine or twenty percent of their purse, which ever is greater.
  • Any contestant who arrives at the venue 60 minutes late is subject to a $100 fine or fifty percent of their purse, which ever is greater; and a 60 day administrative suspension and cancelation of their bout.

Competing in an Unsanctioned Unarmed Combat Event

  • The Commission shall deny issuing a license to a contestant who has competed in an unarmed combat event not sanctioned by an Association of Boxing Commission (ABC) member commission for a period of 60 days from the date of the event.
  • Unarmed combat contestants who are currently licensed by the Commission shall not be approved to compete in an unarmed combat event until 60 days from the date of their last competition in an unarmed combat event not sanctioned by an ABC member.
  • After competing in an unsanctioned unarmed combat event, a contestant must submit new blood tests results drawn within 30 days of their scheduled event.