In 2018 Pennsylvania remained one of the most active states for professional boxing and mixed martial arts
With over 350 licensed boxers and over 600 licensed professional and amateur mixed martial artists; the State Athletic Commission remains one of themost active commissions in the country. The Commission sanctioned 38 professional Boxing events and 24 Mixed Martial Arts events last year and also sanctioned 73 Amateur Boxing bouts, 14 Kickboxing/Muay-Tai events, and 552 Wrestling matches.
The Commission, which is financially self sufficient, uses no General Fund monies. It generated over $700,000 in net revenues in 2018.