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This program ensures Minnesota's combative sporting events are conducted in a manner that minimizes injuries and ensures fair competition.



Office of Combative Sports

Minnesota has adopted the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports 2017 Unified Rules of MMA and 2017 Official MMA Judging Criteria as of April 30, 2018.

Apply for a license

You can apply for a license online or complete a paper application and send it via e-mail, U.S. mail or fax. If you choose to apply for a license online, you must make an online payment at the end of the process. If no payment is made, the application will not be submitted to our office.