3773-4-07 Pre-bout and post-bout medical examinations.

(A) Requires that a contestant be given a physical examination by appropriate medical personnel in any public competition that involves boxing, mixed martial arts, kick boxing, karate, tough man contests or any other form of boxing or martial arts within a specified time period before and after the competition to determine whether the contestant is physically fit to compete in the competition under specified standards, has sustained physical injuries in the competition, or requires follow-up examinations..

(B) No contestant may compete without signing the ringside physicians report stating that they have been training, that they are in good physical condition and that they are not withholding any information from the examining physician, in reference to any recent KO losses, recent illness, prescribed medication, or any physical defects.

(C) The physician shall answer all questions on the post ringside physicians report, recommend any suspensions or further medical examinations and submit the report to the inspector or commission representative..

Effective: 01/16/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/23/2009 and 01/06/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3773.334
Rule Amplifies: 3773.34 , 3773.45
Prior Effective Dates: 8/24/84, 1/19/06