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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 109 : Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts

Subchapter 002 : Mixed Martial Arts

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 6037)
  • § 6037. Referees

    (a) No mixed martial arts event, including a sole match, shall take place in Vermont without a referee present and overseeing the event in accordance with rules adopted under this subchapter.

    (b) The sole arbiter in the ring in a mixed martial arts match shall be the referee, licensed as a participant in Vermont, who shall govern the match in accordance with the rules adopted by the Director under this subchapter. The referee shall have full power to stop the match whenever the referee deems it advisable because of the physical condition of a contestant, when one of the contestants is clearly outclassed by an opponent, or for other reasonable cause. (Added 2021, No. 69, § 15.)