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New Federal Agency Created To Oversee Boxing Click to learn more.
The sport of boxing will soon be assigned its very own federal agency. The Senate has approved a bill that would create a United States Boxing Administration to oversee the only unregulated major professional sport.
"Boxing is the only major professional sport in the country without a central regulatory authority. There is no other major professional sport in which the rules and regulations vary so widely."
"The legislation would establish a United States Boxing Administration within the Labor Department. It would license professional boxers, promoters, managers and sanctioning organizations