341.28 REGULATION OF BOXING CONTESTS.
Subdivision 1. Regulatory authority; boxing.
All professional boxing contests are subject
to this chapter. Every contestant in a boxing contest shall wear padded gloves that weigh at least
eight ounces. The commission shall, for every boxing contest:
(1) direct a commission member to be present; and
(2) direct the attending commission member to make a written report of the contest.
All boxing contests within this state must be conducted according to the requirements of
Subd. 2. Regulatory authority; tough person contests.
All tough person contests, including
amateur tough person contests, are subject to this chapter. All tough person contests are subject
to American Boxing Commission (ABC) rules. Every contestant in a tough person contest shall
have a physical examination prior to their bouts. Every contestant in a tough person contest
shall wear padded gloves that weigh at least 12 ounces. All tough person bouts are limited to
two-minute rounds and a maximum of four total rounds. Officials at tough person bouts shall be
licensed under this chapter.
Subd. 3. Regulatory authority; similar sporting events.
All mixed martial arts, ultimate
fight contests, and similar sporting events are subject to this chapter.
History: 2006 c 282 art 11 s 20; 2007 c 135 art 3 s 34,35