M4 Massachusetts State Athletic Commission
Office of Public Safety and Inspection
1000 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118
Formerly the State Boxing Commission the Massachusetts State Athletic Commission is charged with administering and regulating both professional and amateur boxing, sparring, mixed martial arts and unarmed combat events in the Commonwealth. Licenses must be obtained through the commission by all referees and judges, boxers, seconds, managers, trainers, timers, matchmakers, and physicians involved in a match.