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Boxing, Kick Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts

Boxing, Kick Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts

The Florida State Boxing Commission licenses and regulates professional boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts.
The Commission is also responsible for the approval of amateur boxing, kickboxing and mixed arts sanctioning organizations.

List of approved Amateur Sanctioned Organizations

Licensing Matrix

Getting Started In Boxing, Kick Boxing & Mixed Martial Arts

  • Participant


  • Second


  • Trainer


  • Manager


  • Management Company


  • Promoter


  • Matchmaker


  • Officer (Corporation, LLC, or Partnership)


  • Judge


  • Referee


  • Physician


  • Federal ID Card


  • Event Permit


  • Amateur Sanctioning Organization


A license application should be submitted online by clicking on the appropriate link below.

It is recommended that a license application be completed a minimum of 3 days prior to weigh-in to allow for processing.   The application fee must be remitted with the online application. 

Fee is payable by CREDIT CARD or ELECTRONIC CHECK.  Debit cards are NOT accepted.   

Click on a link below to view the application requirements and fee information.

Upon approval of the application, an image of the license certificate will be emailed to the applicant.   The certificate image must be presented at weigh-in/event as proof of license.

Contact the Commission office for assistance ( or 850-488-8500).














Contact the Commission office for event date availability ( or 850-488-8500).


To apply for a new license, click on Apply For A License tab above and select the appropriate license type. 

Should you have any questions, call the Commission office at 850-488-8500.



Need Help?

All requests for publications, documents, forms, applications for licenses, permits and other similar certifications can be obtained by contacting the Commission.

Patrick Cunningham, Executive Director
Timothy L. Shipman, Assistant Executive Director

Florida State Boxing Commission
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1016

Media Inquiries: 850.922.8981
Telephone: 850.488.8500
Facsimile: 850.922.2249