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Saturday, July 23, 2022
Start TimeEnd TimeSessionLocation
8:00AM9:00AMRegistration for Officials ClassesPre-function 2nd floor
8:30AM1:00PMRegistration for General Session for Commission MembersPre-function 2nd floor
8:30AM3:00PMBoxing Judge Class & Test – Duane FordEvent Center B, 2nd Floor
8:30 AM3:00PMMMA Referee Class- for unlicensed officials, written test – Blake GriceWolf Room B
8:30AM3:00PMMMA Referee – for licensed w/ at least 3 yrs experience -Kevin MacDonaldWolf Room A
7:00PM9:00PM*also cornhole tournament for Retired Fighter FundEvent Center D, 2nd Floor
Sunday, July 24, 2022
8:00AM8:30AMRegistration for Officials ClassesPre-function 2nd floor
8:30AM1:00PMRegistration for General Session for Commission MembersPre-function 2nd floor
9:00AM12:30PMMMA Ref Mechanics – Level 1-Practical Assessment & Exam-Blake & JerinCasal Gym
8:30AM12:00PMBoxing Referee Course – Jay NadyEvent Center B, 2nd Floor
1:00PM3:00 PMBoxing Referee Mechanics Course & Final Test- Jay NadyCasal Gym
1:00PM3:30PMTHE Training Course for Inspectors -Tim Shipman, Scott BowlerEvent Center B, Seneca
8:30AM3:00PMMMA Judge Course & Test -Kevin MacDonald, assisted by Sal D’AmatoEvent Center A, Seneca
3:30PM7:00PMWelcome Picnic Cookout- Niagara State Park- for CommissionersNiagara Park, Behind Seneca
Bring Ticket!
Monday, July 25, 2022
8:00AM10:00AMRegistration for General Session for Commission MembersPre-Function, 2nd Floor
8:00AM8:30AMCoffee (w Pastries provided by Top Rank)Event Center, A & B
8:30AM8:45AMOpening Remarks -ABC President Mike Mazzulli
8:45AM8:55AMSelf-Introduction of Attendees & Affiliation/Voting Forms
8:55AM9:00AMApproval of 2021 Minutes – Matt Schowalter
9:00AM9:15AMFinancial Report – Alyson Tuley
9:15AM9:35AMMMA Rules Committee Update- Andy Foster
9:35AM9:40AMBoxing Rules Committee Update- Andy Foster
9:40AM10:15AMABC Membership Benefits Discussion – Vote on Wed.
10:15AM10:30AMProfessional Glove Damage Update-RA
10:45AM11:45AMTips & Tricks on Training Inspectors – Shipman, Bowler
11:45AM1:15PMLunch on Your Own
1:15PM1:45PMCombat Registry – Kirik Jenness & Chris Palmquist
1:45PM2:15PMBoxRec Update – Dr. Marina Sheppard/John Sheppard
2:15PM2:25PMVendor Gift Recognition
2:35PM3:10PMOpen Scoring & ABC Judges – Din Thomas
3:10PM3:25PMLack of Amateur Boxing – Leon Ramsey
3:25PM3:35PMGlove Presentation/Watch List – Greg Sirb
3:35PM4:05PMTribal Commissions & Issues – Haskell Alexander
3:35PM4:05PMNew Commission Orientation – Scott Bowler
6:00PM7:00PMCocktail Party Courtesy Dr. Varlotta & ARP – Ticket RequiredEvent Center C
7:00PM9:00PMRetired Fighter Fundraiser – Cornhole TournamentEvent Center D
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Start TimeEnd TimeSessionLocation
8:45AM9:00AM2023 Conference Presentation & Options – Lydia RobertsonEvent Center A & B
9:00AM12:00PMMedical Committee Report & Symposium- Foster, Schwartz
Mechanism of the KO-Dr. Micahel Schwartz
Concussion Testing-Chris Newton, SportsGait
Rapid Weight Loss & Medical Damage – Dr. Chris Kirk
Break-15 minutes
The Older Fighter – Dr. Lou Durkin
Boxing Deaths – Dr. John Neidecker
Transgender Athletes in Combat Sports – Dr. Netin Sethi
Therapeutic Use Exemptions- Dr. Gerald Varlotta
12:00PM1:15PMLunch on your own
1:15PM1:40PMUSADA – Nadia Silk
1:40PM2:00PMSuspended Fighters Outside of the U.S. – Greg Sirb & Scott Bowler
2:00PM2:20PMWBC Presentation – Mauricio Sulaiman
2:35PM3:05PMAppeals Committee Update – Brian Dunn & Scott Bowler
3:05PM3:15PMRetired Fighter Fund Update – John English
3:15PM4:30PMMMA Royalty Guest Speaker-Jake “Juggernaut” Ellenberger
6:00PM7:00PMWelcome Reception/Bring TicketsEvent Center D
(Business Dress)Annual Banquet – Circle of Honor Awards
ABC Founder Tributes:
Marc Ratner, Don Hazleton, Duane Ford, Chuck Minker,
Duke Durden, Jake Hall, Greg Sirb
John McCarthy, Pat English, Jeff Blatnick
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
8:45AM9:15AMBylaws Change/Member Addition Vote – MazzulliEvent Center A & B
9:15AM9:45AMCombat Sports Law & Questions You Were Afraid to Ask – Pat English
9:45AM10:10AMBareKnuckle Committee Report/Update – Brian Dunn
10:10AM10:30AMWBO Presentation – John Duggan
10:35AM11:00AMDetails on Officals’ Training – Novice & Advanced Levels
Boxing: Foster, MMA: Dunn
11:00AM11:30AMABC Suspension Policy /Compliance
11:30AM11:40AMAnnouncement of Finance Committee/Fraud Prevention
12:15PM12:45PMSocial Media, Commissioner Conduct & Code of Ethics-H. Alexander
12:45PM1:15PMNew Business
* Agenda subject to updates