In 2016 Pennsylvania remained one of the most active states for professional boxing and mixed martial arts
With over 400 licensed boxers and over 550 licensed professional and amateur mixed martial arts boxers, the State Athletic Commission is among the top ten commissions in the country. The Commission sanctioned 41 professional boxing events and 36 mixed martial arts events last year and also sanctioned 55 amateur boxing bouts, 9 Kickboxing/Muay-Tai events, and 364 wrestling matches.
The Commission, which is financially self sufficient, uses no General Fund monies. It generated over $670,000 in net revenues in 2016.