Attention-grabbing information was shared by Anthony Cummings, the Director of Colorado Combative Sports activities Fee, in a regulatory listening to this week.
Anthony notes that in 2021 their fee applied persevering with training for officers. One thing that’s not the business norm. Cut up selections (selections the place officers disagree on who the bout winner was) had been drastically lowered because of this. These adjustments had been noticeably important in each MMA and boxing. Actually break up selections in boxing grew to become 3 times much less widespread.
I’ve made an open information request for the uncooked information and can evaluate this additional. Anthony shared the broad findings of their evaluate on Twitter and the information makes a compelling case that different regulators ought to contemplate following this lead.
Boxing additionally loved improved ends in break up selections with these transferring from one in each 25 bouts to at least one each 36.