New York State Athletic Commission
123 William Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10038
Telephone: (212) 417-5700
Fax: (212) 417-4987
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The New York State Athletic Commission is authorized to regulate combative sports matches and exhibitions within the State of New York, as well as professional wrestling exhibitions, pursuant to Article 41 of the New York State General Business Law. Comprised of five members appointed by the Governor, as well as a physician, a Medical Advisory Board, and staff, SAC administers licenses, enforces rules and regulations, and ensures that medical and safety standards are being met. It provides training seminars for referees, judges, and inspectors, oversees hundreds of events annually across the State, and is committed to promoting and maintaining the health, safety and integrity of its regulated athletic activities.
The New York State Athletic Commission is mandated pursuant to Article 41 of the General Business Law of the State of New York, together with the implementing regulations set forth in 19 NYCRR §§ 206-214, to accomplish the following activities with respect to professional boxing, professional mixed martial arts, and other combative sports matches and exhibitions, as well as professional wrestling exhibitions: