Mixed Martial Arts Promoters Bond in West Virginia

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Published: Feb 22, 2012
HB 2712: License Bond – Mixed Martial Arts Contest Promoters

This bill will re-write existing law pertaining to the State Athletic Commission, which regulates boxing contests. Through this bill their authority will be expanded to cover mixed martial arts contests. Under current regulations boxing promoters are required to be licensed and post a $10,000 surety bond. The Commission determines the bond requirements. The bill will codify the requirements for promoters in the statue instead of the regulations A surety bond no less than $100,000 will have to be posted by boxing and mixed martial arts contest promoters. A larger bond is able to be required by the Commission through regulations.

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Victor Lance is the founder and president of Lance Surety Bond Associates, Inc. He began his career as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving two combat tours. As president of Lance Surety, he now focuses on educating and assisting small businesses throughout the country with various license and bond requirements. Victor graduated from Villanova University with a degree in Business Administration and holds a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.