TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Florida State Boxing Commission announced today it will sanction an event hosted by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in Orlando on Saturday, February 24. The event will continue to further advance the state’s status as a top destination for combat sports.
Jonathan Zachem, Secretary of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation said, “I am very excited that UFC will be in Orlando this weekend. Combat sporting events help boost our economy by generating tax revenue for the state and positively impacting tourism in the local area.”
DBPR’s Florida State Boxing Commission is responsible for the licensing and regulating of professional boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts and approves amateur sanctioning events in Florida. For additional information and upcoming sanctioned events, visit the Boxing Commission’s website here.