We’re flattered that promoters from out of State are sending you to our website for information regarding Kickboxing and Muay Thai rules, and medical requirements for combat sports in North Carolina.

Since we are an official IKF sanctioned promotion, our rules and requirements differ from those required by NC.

You may want to ask that promoter to clarify information so you don’t have issues when you compete. The don’t live in NC and have no clue about our fight community, and they could care even less about you or your career as a fighter.

If you compete for these promotions from out of State, do so at your own risk.  The IKF will not recognized the outcome of your fight when competing for non-sanctioned events.  Good luck!


The following list of requirements is set forth by the North Carolina Boxing and Combat Sports Commission (NCBCSC).  For the health and safety of our fighters (both amateur and professional), if you compete in ANY combat sport in the State of North Carolina, you are required to get these tests.

We recommend using Request a Test (888-732-2348) as they can locate a testing center close to you, they have a fairly quick turnaround, and they know the exact format required for acceptance by the NCBCSC.  The Combat Trio costs $109.

Blood work is required every 6-months.  The required tests are —

Eye Exam

Eye exams can be done at any eye care center, Walmart and Target, but you are required to use the NCBCSC form, or your results will not be accepted.  You can download the form HERE.

An eye exam is required every year. 

Professional Fighters

Professional fighters are required to have blood work and an eye exam, as well as an MRI Brain Scan every 3 years.

Over 40 Fighters

Fighters 40 to 45 years of age are required to get a written doctor’s clearance.  Fighters 45 years-of-age and older are required to get a Doctor’s Clearance, an EKG and a Chest X-ray.