The DC Boxing and Wrestling Commission (Commission) regulates boxing, wrestling, martial arts and mixed martial arts within the District of Columbia, and protects participants and consumers by upholding the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling license law (pdf). The Boxing and Wrestling license law is defined by the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act of 1975, as amended by the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act—Amendment of 1976 and the District of Columbia Boxing and Wrestling Commission Act Amendment Act of 1988.
The Board consists of three members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the D.C. Council. All members must be residents of the District of Columbia for the duration of their term.
The Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month (recess July and August) at 7:00 p.m. at the DCRA headquarters, located at 1100 4th Street SW, Washington, DC 20024. The Board can be reached by phone: (202) 442-4320 or fax: (202) 698-4329.
2014 Meeting Dates:
|January 14||February 11||March 11|
|April 8||May 13||June 10|
|July – Recess||August – Recess||September 9|
|October 21||November 18||December 19|
January 25, 2014 – Professional Boxing Event – Golden Boy Promotions presents “Doubleheader Showtime Championship Boxing” IBF Junior Welterweight World Championship Lamont Peterson vs. No. 1-Rated Challenger Dierry Jean,” taking place on Saturday, January 25th at the DC Armory. Also featured will be a 10-round Middleweight bout between USBA Junior Middleweight Champion Jermell Charlo vs. Top Junior Middleweight Contender Gabriel Rosado. Doubleheader to be Telecast Live on Showtime Championship Boxing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
DC Armory: 2001 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003.
Tickets, price starts at $25, are available for purchase through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com or the DC Armory Box Office (Event Day). Contacts for information: Ramiro Gonzalez/Marylyn Aceves, Golden Boy Promotions: (213) 489-5631; Andre Johnson, Headbangers Promotions/Peterson: (202) 486-8072; Kelly Swanson/Lisa Milner/Flo Jocou, Swanson Communications: (202) 783-5500.
February 7, 2014 – Professional/Amateur Boxing Event – Brought to you by Babie Girl Productions – Promoter: Cassandra White – The Event takes place at the DC Armory located at DC Armory: 2001 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003. For contact and ticket information, call (202) 365-5021 or visit the website at http://www.babiegirlproductions.com/.
February 15, 2014 – Amateur Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Event brought to you by Arturo Sylmar & OO Fights & Spike Punch MMA: Conflict 27. NO HOLDS BARRED EVENT: The Largest Area’s & Longest Running MMA Promotions Brings you Live MMA Cage Fighting Action! The event takes place at the Echo Stage Night Club. The Echo Stage Night Club is located at 2135 Queens Chapel Road, NE, Washington DC 20018.
Tickets, price starts at $40, are available for purchase. Tickets and Information visit http://oofights.com/ or www.ticketmaster.com.