About The British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA)
The British & Irish Boxing Authority is a professional boxing Governing, Sanctioning and Licensing organisation that operates primarily within the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
In April 2017 The British & Irish Boxing Authority became the first European Professional Boxing Governing and Sanctioning Organisation to become hundred percent compliant with the American Federal Act – 15 US Code Chapter 89 Professional Boxing Safety of 1996, commonly known as the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act
As such we at the British & Irish Boxing Authority are determined to do our utmost best for BIBA licensed professional boxers, whether they are just starting their career or are battle hardened veterans.
The British & Irish Boxing Authority’s primary focus – besides the licensing of professional boxers and their coaching, management and promotional agents, sanctioning of professional boxing events, as well as the training and licensing of officials – is the raising of medical protection standards for the sport, to ensure that the health and safety of the young men and women that participate in the sport, as well as the application of the Association Of Boxing Commissions (ABC) Unified Rules and Regulations for Professional Boxing events.
The British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) has affiliation with many World Boxing Championship organisations, as well as a number of regional Championship organisations.
in 2017 The British & Irish Boxing Authority assigned the BIBA Championships to the Professional Boxing Association (PBA), who have successfully operated the Masters Championships for in excess of seventeen years, as the British & Irish Boxing Authority prepare to be the first European Professional Boxing Governing and Sanctioning organisation to be a hundred percent compliant with the American Federal Act – 15 US Code Chapter 89 Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996, commonly known as the Muhammad Ali Boxing Reform Act
Official bout record publishing, for events sanctioned by the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) are by FightFax and BoxStat
THE BIBA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The Executive Committee of the British & Irish Boxing Authority (BIBA) comprises of some of the most respected people within boxing, each dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of their license holders and boxers that compete on events sanctioned by the BIBA.
Honorary President: TBA
Vice President/CEO: Gianluca Di Caro
Vice President (Honorary): Herol Graham
Chairman: Al Low
Vice Chairman: TBA
Secretary General: David Smith
Chief Medical Officer: Dr Louise Eccles
Deputy Chief Medical Officer: Professor Michael Graham
Championship Ranking Chairman: Gianluca Di Caro
Director of Female Boxing: Marianne Marston
Director of International Broadcasting: Ira Glass
Director of Media Relations: Simon Green
Head of Officials (Timekeeping): Peter McCann
Head of Officials (Referees & Judges): Ken Curtis
Chief Inspectors: Dave Porter & Terry Clarke
Regional Executive Boards
Vice President (Scotland): Kenny Barr
Vice President (Ireland): Mike Jefferson
Chairman (Ireland) Stevie Quinn
Vice Chairman (Ireland) Marty Kayes
BIBA Sanctioned the first professional boxing event in Pakistan in June 2016. In August 2016 processes began to create BIBA Pakistan, which were completed in September 2017
BIBA Pakistan Vice President Mr. Ahsan Khan
The Afghanistan All Martial Arts Federation (AAMAF) Affiliated with BIBA in July 2017, for the purpose assisting the Afghanistan All Martial Arts Federation (AAMAF) to develop and promote Professional Boxing within the Country of Afghanistan.
BIBA Afghanistan/AAMAF General Secretary Mr. Shukrullah Fazili
Mahtab Aziz BA (Hons)
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