Boxing/Kickboxing/MMA/Wresting - Manager License Details

Boxing/Kickboxing/MMA/Wresting - Manager License

General Info - Statewide License


A manager means a person who, under contract, agreement, or other arrangement, undertakes to control or administer, directly or indirectly, a contestant-related matter on behalf of a boxer, kickboxer or mixed martial arts (MMA) contestant.

The Maryland State Athletic Commission manages, supervises and regulates the sports of professional boxing, amateur and professional kick boxing, amateur and professional MMA, and professional wrestling in the State of Maryland. The Commission establishes high health and safety standards for the participants in these sports. The Commission carries out its mission by reflecting, and maintaining, safety and fairness as its guiding principles. The Commission strives to be fully attentive to, and supportive of, the various needs of licensees engaged in their respective fields and professions, The Commission’s strong commitment to regulatory excellence is reflected through the work and integrity of its experienced staff of officials, inspectors and ringside physicians.


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    Approval time

  • $25.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the License

Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. Provide the Commission with a complete list of all Maryland boxers, kickboxers or MMA contestants under the applicant's control.

  2. Be responsible for the conduct of boxers, kickboxers or MMA contestants under the manager's control.

  3. A licensed manager may act as a second without obtaining a second's license.


Apply for the License

Ready to apply?

  • Online Application
  • Download form

    Download the application .PDF file

    Download Form

Maintaining Your License

Renewal and maintenance -

Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)

  1. Submit a renewal application.

  2. Pay renewal fee.

Agency/Contact

License Issuer - Information

Who issues the license?

Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation dllr.maryland.gov

Contact Information

Patrick Pannella

Email: athletic@dllr.state.md.us

Tel: (410) 230-6223 / Fax: (410) 962-8480

Work hours:



Purpose

Why the License is required?


The Commission carries out its mission by reflecting, and maintaining, safety and fairness as its guiding principles.  Managers must be licensed and regulated in accordance with these principles.


Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation the legal authority to issue this approval?