England Boxing Rule Book update
January 14, 2022 | by Matt Halfpenny
An updated England Boxing Rule Book has now been issued to reflect changes as we move into 2022.
Among the sections that include changes are those for anti-doping, boxing categories and classes, permissible weight loss / gain, police clubs, medical suspensions and conditions, boxers’ dress and the duties of the referee.
Also featured are the new Club and Championships 2022, which have already been separately released this week.
Click here to view the updated Rule Book.
Below are detailed the updates that have been made in full.
AIBA now referred to as IBA following the organisation’s name change.
References to gender changed to sex.
Link to IBA rules updated.
Section 1 – General
1.2.1 a professional boxer experience (6 Bouts)
1.7 Anti Doping short paragraph links to UK Anti Doping and IBA doping free pages also added.
Section 2 – Boxing categories and classes
2.3.6 Addition of ‘or gain’ with reference to weight loss and gains permissions for Minor boxers.
2.4.6 Addition of ‘or gain’ with reference to weight loss and gains permissions for Schools boxers.
2.5.4 Matching example updated to reflect new weight categories.
2.5.10 Addition of ‘or gain’ with reference to weight loss and gains permissions for Junior boxers.
2.6.6 Matching example updated to reflect new weight categories.
2.7.5 Matching example updated to reflect new weight categories.
Section 5 – Championship boxing
5.3 Anti-doping paragraph added to reiterate previous message at 1.7.
5.5.5 New sentence about permissible weight gain.
5.5.7 Permissible Weight loss / gain table updated.
Section 6 – Domestic boxing planning and administration
6.4 Paragraph inserted for Box Cup planning information.
6.11.5 Police Clubs to be recognised when entering Championships.
Section 10 – boxers’ dress
10.1.3 Correction of this sentence with reference to waist band colour.
10.2 Glove weights 64kg changed to 67kg.
Section 17 – medicals suspensions and conditions
Corrected reference to Annex A9.1 and A9.2 from 8.1 and 8.2 from 2021 edition.
Annex A.3 – Duties of a referee
Paragraph 1, sub-paragraph I, sub-sub-paragraph iii 1 – 3 References to rules in the case of a stoppage due to injury all refences to rules updated from 13 to 15.
Annex 6 – Duties and responsibilities of the OIC weigh-in
7 Edited sentence
8 New sentence to reference permissible weight loss and gain parameters.
Club Boxing Matrix 2022
Championships Matrix 2022