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There is no private organization that administers and regulates the sport of boxing as the NCAA does for college sports or as the NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB do for professional sports. For many decades, there has been a wide range of rules and policies governing boxing competition. States, boxing federations, fight promoters and TV networks have all influenced boxing regulations for their own benefit. This sport has long been associated with the exploitation of boxers, corrupt judges and self-serving unscrupulous promoters. Critics claim the questionable outcomes of many matches and the inexplicable rankings of some contenders, apparently designed to push the careers of certain fighters, are examples of this corruption. Boxing critics say this sport lost credibility with the public long ago. They say boxing is long overdue for regulations which set uniform standards for fight contracts, contender rankings, qualifications of referees and judges, and requiring states to accept each other’s decisions. They also say that more must be done to protect the health of practitioners of the Sweet Science.

Proposed Legislation: H.R.1065 - United States Boxing Commission Act (109th Congress 2005-2006)
Prospective Sponsor: Rep. Janice Schakowsky (IL)



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  • I oppose reforming current boxing policy and wish to donate resources to the campaign committee of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (CA).
  • I support establishing the U.S. Boxing Administration to protect the general interests of boxers, ensure uniformity, fairness and integrity in professional boxing, oversee all professional boxing matches, ensure that professional boxing laws are enforced, and wish to donate resources to the campaign committee of Rep. Janice Schakowsky (IL) and/or to an advocate group currently working with this issue.


Winning Option
  • I support establishing the U.S. Boxing Administration to protect the general interests of boxers, ensure uniformity, fairness and integrity in professional boxing, oversee all professional boxing matches, ensure that professional boxing laws are enforced, and wish to donate resources to the campaign committee of Rep. Janice Schakowsky (IL) and/or to an advocate group currently working with this issue.
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Trustee Candidates

If elected as a trustee, the campaign committee of Rep. Janice Schakowsky (IL) will be unconditionally awarded the funds pledged to this issue along with a letter requesting her to favorably consider either reintroducing H.R.1065 - United States Boxing Commission Act (109th Congress 2005-2006), or a similar version thereof.

If elected as a trustee, American Association for the Improvement of Boxing will be awarded the funds pledged to this issue along with a letter requesting these funds be used to advocate for protecting the general interests of boxers, ensuring uniformity, fairness and integrity in professional boxing.

About: For almost a half-century, the American Association for the Improvement of Boxing (AAIB) has fought to enhance the sport of boxing and support amateur boxers. The AAIB’s all-volunteer board of directors and staff consists of former boxers, boxing judges, commissioners, announcers, referees, and enthusiasts. AAIB Scholarships provide the only financial assistance in the country to high school seniors who wish to attend one of the few elite colleges with boxing programs. AAIB Scholars are hard-working students and community members as well as disciplined athletes.
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Trustee Election - Opening Date
October 11, 2021
Trustee Election - Closing Date
October 18, 2021