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MMA in Lawrenceburg, Ky.

Welcome

Online Applications and Renewals
  • UPDATE: Anyone previously licensed can renew here.
  • New applicants can apply here.
Important information for wrestling renewals:
  • Mail to the new address at 656 Chamberlin Ave., Suite B, Frankfort, KY 40601
  • A renewal application must be submitted along with the payment. 
  • If a physical is required, make sure the form is dated within the last 90 days, the doctor has checked “this individual is…” and the office stamp or business card is affixed.
  • If the required information is missing it will be returned to you causing a delay with your renewal.

Thank you for your cooperation!  

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Governor Matt Bevin has created the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission and the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission Medical Advisory Panel.
 
The agency oversees all professional boxing, wrestling and full contact competitive bouts and exhibitions held in Kentucky. 
 
The KBWC licenses contestants, officials and promoters. The commission is attached to the Public Protection Cabinet for administrative purposes.
 
Our mission is to encourage the growth of professional boxing and wrestling in the Commonwealth while protecting participants and spectators of the sports. We strive to improve the sports by thoughtful, reasonable and fair regulation and monitoring.

 

Regular Mail Address and Overnight Delivery (UPS/FedEx)
Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission
656 Chamberlin Avenue, Suite B
Frankfort, KY 40601

Danny Davis Lifetime Achievement Award

The Danny Davis Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually to an individual who:

  • ​​Works diligently for the advancement of combat sports in Kentucky;
  • Mentors young Kentuckians and encourages them to participate and excel in combat sports; and,
  • Participates in community building and civic engagement.

The award, launched in 2017, is named in honor of Ohio Valley Wrestling’s former promoter, Danny Davis.

Mail a completed nomination form and any additional information to:

Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission
656 Chamberlin Avenue, Suite B
Frankfort, KY 40601

You may also E-mail the nomination form and any additional information to the Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission. The nomination deadline is May 1, 2019.

Board Meeting Notice

Regular Board Meetings -- The Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission meets the third Wednesday of every month at 4 p.m. at the Department of Professional Licensing, 911 Leawood Drive, Frankfort, KY 40601. 

Update: The April 17, 2019 KBWC meeting has been cancelled. 

The Kentucky Boxing and Wrestling Commission meets again at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at the Department of Professional Licensing, 911 Leawood Ave., Frankfort, KY 40601. 

KBWC Board Members

The commission consists of members appointed by the governor for three-year terms.

  • Jason Paul Smith, Chairman
  • Dino Lucarelli, Vice-Chairman​
  • Vacant, physician
  • K. Gail Russell, Public Protection Cabinet Secretary, ex-officio voting member
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