Welcome to the Combative Sports Homepage
The Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission (Office) is responsible for all rules to regulate the conduct, promotion and performance of boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts in the state. The Office licenses participants, seconds, officials, and promoters. Licensure is mandatory in Colorado.
The Office's purpose is to protect the safety of participants and promote the public trust and confidence in the conduct of professional boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts by regulating four professions that relate to the operation of live professional events, performances, and contests held in Colorado.The Office's activities include licensing, bout approvals, determination of discipline, and enforcement of discipline for those who violate the Colorado Statutes and the Office of Boxing Rules.
The seven-member Commission is comprised of three members appointed by the Governor, one member appointed by the Senate President, and one member appointed by the Speaker of the House. In addition, there are two non-voting members who are licensed physicians and serve as advisors to the commission and the office.
- Program/Board Members
Tony Cummins, Program Director
Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Ryan Fraizer, Commission Chair
Amber Valdez, Vice-commission Chair
Mark Cohen, Member
L. Roger Hutson, Member
Brent Demmitt, Member
Alexios-Clark Constantinides (Non-Voting)
Rodney Muhammad, DO (Non-Voting)
- Public Notices
Emergency and Permanent Rulemaking Hearing - October 12, 2022
The Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission will hold an Emergency and Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide testimony before the Commission considers adopting multiple proposed new and revised rules that will provide a general cleanup, clarity, update referenced websites, and implement Executive Order D-2022-034 (Protecting Colorado’s Workforce and Expanding Licensing Opportunities). The Commission will consider permanent adoption of all proposed rules, and in addition, will consider an emergency adoption of Rule 1.18, to comply with the reporting requirements of the Order.
- Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at 10:15 A.M. (MDT)
- Webinar Registration
- Sign up to Testify
- Notice, Draft Rules, and EO D 2022-034
- (EO D 2022-034) Joint Stakeholder Meeting: July 29, 2022
Permanent Rulemaking Meeting - October 12, 2021
The Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission held a Permanent Rulemaking Hearing on October 12, 2021, that allowed stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Commissioners considered adopting revisions to the Rule 1.4(K), to implement Colorado Senate Bill 21-077 (Concerning the elimination of verification of an individual's lawful presence in the United States as a requirement for individual credentialing).
- Notice, Draft Rule, and SB21-077
- SB21-077 Joint Stakeholder Meeting (recording): July 26, 2021
- Effective Date: November 30, 2021
Stakeholding Meeting - April 13, 2021
The Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission will hold a VIRTUAL Permanent Rulemaking Hearing to allow stakeholders a final opportunity to provide feedback before the Commission considers adopting changes throughout the Colorado Office of Combative Sports and Colorado Combative Sports Commission’s rules pursuant to the mandatory rule review required by section 24-4-103.3, C.R.S. The purpose of this rule review is to assess the continuing need, appropriateness, and cost-effectiveness of the rules to determine if they should be continued in their current form, modified, or repealed.
- Legislative Updates
- 2022 New Legislation
- HB22-1098: Department Of Regulatory Agencies Barriers To Practice Regulated Professions
- HB22-1165 Rule Review Bill
- HB22-1270 Change Term Name-based Criminal History Record Check
- HB22-1278: Behavioral Health Administration
- HB22-1291: Sunrise Review Professions Occupations
- SB22-013: Boards and Commissions
- SB22-076: Complaint Occupational License Official Acts
- SB22-116: Increase Occupational Credential Portability
- SB22-143: Update Common Provision Term Regulator Title 12
- SB22-162: Administration Organization Act Modernization
- SB22-174: Sunset Review Hearing Criteria
- 2021 New Legislation
- 2020 New Legislation
- 2022 New Legislation
- Meeting Minutes