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West Virginia State
Athletic Commission

900 Pennsylvania Ave.
Suite 623
Charleston, WV 25302
Phone: (304) 558-1428
Fax: (304) 558-1139

Welcome to the State Athletic Commission

 The State Athletic Commission, originally created by the Legislature as the State Boxing Commission in 1931, has jurisdiction over all combative sports within the state of West Virginia.  The Commission is dedicated to developing policies and procedures that protect the safety of the participants and the interests of the public.  In 2022 the Commission issued over 1600 licenses and sanctioned 37 events that featured 718 bouts of tough person, amateur and professional MMA, Kickboxing, and Boxing.  ​According to BoxRec, West Virginia was the 5th top commission for boxing in 2022 behind only California, Texas, Florida and Pennsylvania.

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