Bare-knuckle boxing, kickboxing regulation approved

Fight fans in Nebraska have more viewing options following passage of a bill April 12.

Sen. Justin Wayne
Sen. Justin Wayne

LB70, introduced by Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne, authorizes the state athletic commissioner to regulate professional kickboxing and bare-knuckle boxing. The commissioner currently regulates professional mixed martial arts and boxing.

Lawmakers passed LB70 on a 42-2 vote.

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