Subdivision 1. Applicability.
The definitions in this section apply to this chapter.
Subd. 2. Boxing.
"Boxing" means the act of attack and defense with the fists, using padded
gloves, that is practiced as a sport under the rules of the Association of Boxing Commissions, or
equivalent. Where applicable, boxing includes tough person contests.
Subd. 3. Commission.
"Commission" means the Minnesota Boxing Commission.
Subd. 4. Contest.
"Contest" means any boxing contest, match, or exhibition.
Subd. 5. Professional.
"Professional" means any person who competes for any money prize
or a prize that exceeds the value of $50 or teaches, pursues, or assists in the practice of boxing as
a means of obtaining a livelihood or pecuniary gain.
Subd. 6. Director.
"Director" means the executive director of the commission.
Subd. 7. Tough person contest.
"Tough person contest," including contests marketed as
tough man and tough woman contests, means any boxing match consisting of one-minute rounds
between two or more persons who use their hands, or their feet, or both, in any manner. Tough
person contest does not include kick boxing or any recognized martial arts competition.
Subd. 8. Mixed martial arts.
"Mixed martial arts" means any combination of boxing, kick
boxing, wrestling, grappling, or other recognized martial arts.
History: 2006 c 282 art 11 s 13; 2007 c 135 art 3 s 30