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Sunday, July 30, 2023
11:00AM4:00 PMRegistration for Officials ClassesDesk 1
11:00AM4:00 PMRegistration for General Session for Commission MembersDesk 1
1:00 PM6:00PMBoxing Judge Class & Test – Duane FordSt. Croix A
12:30PM7:30PMMMA Referee Class (Basic) -Blake GriceBermuda A
12:30PM5:00PMMMA Referee Class (Advanced) Kevin MacDonaldBermuda B
2:30PM5:30PMThe Training Course for InspectorsSt. Croix B

Monday, July 31, 2023
8:00 AM2:00 PMRegistration for Officials Classes/ConferencesDesk 1
9:00 AM12:00 PMMMA Referee Mechanics- Workshop – Kevin MacDonaldBermuda A
8:30 AM12:00 PMBoxing Referee – Practical Instruction & Exam – Jay NadySt. Croix A
1:00 PM3:00 PMBoxing Referee Mechanics – Jack ReissSt. Croix A
8:30 AM3:00 PMMMA Judge Course & Testing – Blake GriceBermuda B
7:00 PM9:00 PMRival Gloves Welcome to Vegas! (Dinner, Beverages, Showgirls, and Live Band)
Transport Provided –Depart North Exit Mirage: 6:50, 7:10, 7:30pm/return Mirage: 8:50, 9:00, 9:10pm
Only for Conference Attendees (Tues, Wed, Thurs) 1335 E. Sunset, Suite G
Tuesday, August 1, 2023
8:00AM3:00PMRegistration for General Session for Commission MembersDesk 1
8:00 AM8:30 AMCoffee/Pastries provided by Top RankSt. Croix A & B
8:30 AM8:45 AMOpening Remarks -ABC President Mike Mazzulli
8:45 AM8:55 AMSelf-Introduction of Attendees & Affiliation/Voting Forms
8:55 AM9:00 AMApproval of 2022 Minutes – Matt Schowalter, Secretary
9:00 AM9:15 AMFinancial Report – Dennis Reno, Treasurer
9:15 AM9:25 AMUFC Welcome Remarks – Hunter Campbell
9:25 AM9:30 AMBoxing Rules Committee Update
9:30 AM9:40 AMNew Officer – Declarations/ Nominations
9:40 AM9:55 AMTraining Inspectors Tips for Commissioners & Hand Wraps
9:55 AM10:15 AMBareknuckle Safety Standards “Review for Vote” – Tim Shipman
10:15 AM10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM10:55 AMCombat Registry – Chris Palmquist
10:55 AM11:20 AMBoxRec Update – Dr. Marina Sheppard/John Sheppard
11:20AM11:30AMVendor Gift Recognition
11:30 AM1:00PMLunch on Your Own
1:00PM1:15PMManaging Pro MMA Fighters – Ali Abdelaziz
1:15 PM1:30 PMMMA Rules Committee Update- Andy Foster
1:30 PM1:45 PMWBC Presentation “Bridge Weight Division”- Mauricio Sulaiman
1:45 PM2:00 PMBreak
2:00 PM2:30 PMSpecial Guest Speaker with Q & A (Nico Ali)
2:30 PM3:00 PMTribal Commissions & Issues – Indian Affairs, Haskell Alexander
2:30 PM3:00 PMNew Commission Orientation – Scott Bowler, 1st Vice President
3:00 PM3:30PMNew Committees Meeting
7:00PM8:30PM**RETIRED FIGHTER CHARITY**: Combative Sports TriviaBermuda B
Wednesday Aug 2, 2023
8:00AM12:00 PMFinal RegistrationReg. Desk 1
8:30AM9:00 AMCoffee Presented by Fight ScoutSt. Croix A & B
8:30 AM8:45 AMMedical Prep before the Fight – Dr. Michael Schwartz
8:45 AMMedical Comm Report/Dr. M. Schwartz/Mr. Andy Foster
Commotio Cordis in Fighters-Dr. Don Muzzi
Portable Handheld Concussion Testing -Dr. Chris Davlentes
Clearance of Older Fighters- Dr. Louis Durkin
Eye Pokes – Dr. Jeff Davidson
Chokes & Strangles – Dr. Samuel Stellpflug
Update on Transgender Athlete – Dr. Randa Bascheron
11:55AM1:15 PMLunch on your own
1:35 PM1:45 PMSuspending After the Fact/Falsyfing Med Records: Dunn & Bowler
1:45 PM2:00 PMMinimum Medical Testing Protocol for Licensure
2:00 PM2:15 PMDesignation of Exhibition Fights & What Makes a Pro Bout
2:15 PM2:25 PMBreak
2:25 PM2:30 PMRetired Fighter Fund Update – John English
2:30PM2:50PMAthlete’s Voice- Kim Sumbler
2:50PM3:10PMTeam Combat League – New Concept for Boxing
2:50PM3:00PMCombat Sports Insurance Warnings- Laurence Cole
3:00PM3:10PMUSA Amatuer Boxing Update – Mike McAtee
3:10 PM3:35 PMMuhammad Ali Act as it pertains to MMA – Randy Couture
6:00 PM7:00 PMReyes Reception-Bring TicketBermuda A & B
(Business Dress)Annual Banquet – Circle of Honor Awards
ABC Founder Tributes:
Dickie Cole, Muhammad Ali
Bob Arum, Randy Couture, Art Davie, Jay Nady
Thursday, August 3, 2023
8:30 AM9:00AMCoffee Provided by Chickasaw TribeSt. Croix A & B
8:30 AM8:50 AMRegulation of Tribal Events – Dan Gustafson
8:50 AM9:20 AMMatchmaking High Level Fights-Trampler/Mizzone/Brown/English
9:20 AM9:30 AMBoard of Directors Election – Swearing in of New officers
9:30 AM9:50 AMABC Suspension Policy /Compliance- minimum limit- B. Dunn
9:50 AM10:00 AMApproval of Proposed New Members & Status Changes
10:00 AM10:20 AMRIZIN MMA – Discussion of Differing Rules
10:20 AM10:35 AMBreak
10:35 AM10:40 AMFinance Committee Update- Dennis Reno
10:40 AM10:55 AMVote by Body on Bare Knuckle Minimum Safety Standards
10:55 AM11:15 AMCommission to Commission Communication-Caitlin Caputo
11:15 AM11:30 AMMMA Rules Approval Vote
11:30AM11:50AMRehydration/Nutrition -Clint Wattenberg “Performance Institute”
11:50AM12:10PMMuay Thai /Kickboxing- Johnny Davis
12:10PM12:30PMABC in Support to Body for new Iterations of Combat Sports
12:30PM12:45PMNew Business from the Body
* Agenda subject to updates