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April 13, 2018

The recently created operational policy for new inspectors is now online. This policy outlines the necessary standards and requirements become a new inspector. The policy will be supported by a new training model which is currently under development.

The new model will feature an exam and a role shadowing evaluation process with an experienced inspector at a sanctioned event. When finalized, the city will be accepting applications for new Combative Sports event Inspectors.

March 28, 2018

The Cit​y approved an event permit for KO Boxing, to host K.O. 82 at the Shaw Conference Center on April 28, 2018.

March 19, 2018 

The City finalized an operational policy to increase training standards and requirements for any new Edmonton Combative Sports Commission (ECSC) official. All new inspectors will be required to complete a mandatory internal training program, which will include role shadowing and an exam to ensure they meet the required standards to officiate combative sports in Edmonton.  

March 18, 2018

The City received an application from KO Boxing, to host K.O. 82 at the Shaw Conference Center on April 28th, 2018.

February 28, 2018

Edmonton City Council lifted the temporary restriction on combative sports events in Edmonton. Combative sports events were allowed to resume in accordance with Edmonton City Bylaws and Combative Sports Commission policies.

February 21, 2018

The Community and Public Services Committee received the Administration’s report on the recommendations to improve fighter safety.

January 23, 2018

Edmonton City Council passed an amendment to the bylaw to permit professional wrestling events effective immediately.

December 14, 2017

An independent, third-party review into the death of boxer Tim Hague after a June 16, 2017, sanctioned bout was released.

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December 8, 2017

Edmonton City Council passed a bylaw that temporarily halts issuing new licences or event permits for combative sports in the City of Edmonton. 

For More Information

Carol Hurst

Title Senior Communications Advisor, City of Edmonton

780-495-0653 for Media Inquiries

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