Athletic Commission

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) regulates professional and amateur boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts.

The licensing of professional boxers, kickboxers, martial arts fighters, promoters, agents, booking agents, matchmakers and trainers is governed by the CaIifornia Boxing Act (Business & Professions Code section 18600 et al.

Contracts between managers and boxers and licensed clubs must be on forms approved by the State Athletic Commission under Regulation section 220.  Unlike other agencies, CSAC provides for arbitration of disputes between licensed parties to a boxiing contract under Regulation section 227.