• Boxing, Martial Arts, and Professional Wrestling Program

    Amateur Martial Arts/MMA

    • Promoters, fighters, and other event participants in amateur martial arts/MMA must work through an approved Amateur Sanctioning Organization and comply with its standards and operations.
    • ALL amateur events MUST be pre-registered with the national database registry: Mixed Martial Arts LLC. It is the event promoter's responsibility and ongoing duty to register their events in advance directly with Mixed Martial Arts LLC online and pay any applicable fees.
    • Promoters may want to designate a member of an approved Amateur Sanctioning Organization as an authorized user of their account, for purposes of reviewing match-ups and suspensions.
    • State law prohibits DPOR from reporting fight results from amateur events conducted by a non-approved Sanctioning Organization to the official national database registry.

    Approved Amateur Sanctioning Organizations   


    U.S. Mixed Martial Arts
    Kick International Federation

    101 W. Argonne Rd.
    Suite 11
    Saint Louis, MO 63122 

    United Combat Arts

    2957 Reed Creek Dr.
    Draper, VA 24324

    Global Combat Alliance

    6415 Jahnke Rd.
    Richmond, VA 23225

    Virginia Combat
    Sports Sanction

    7612 Leeds Manor Rd.
    Marshall, VA 20115
    http://usammakif.org/    www.unitedcombatfights.com   www.gcafights.com   www.facebook.com/
    Approval Expires:
    Dec. 31, 2019
    Approval Expires:
    Dec. 31, 2019
    Approval Expires:
    Dec. 31, 2019
    Approval Expires:
    Dec. 31, 2019

    *Approved sanctioning organizations must file an annual report by Feb. 1, pursuant to subsection F of § 54.1-829.1.  

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    • Learn more about changes to the law effective July 1, 2016.