The Mohegan Tribal Department of Athletic Regulation will play host to the annual officials’ seminar of the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC), to be held Saturday, December 10 and Sunday, December 11 at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT. The Saturday session will be conducted for judges by Duane Ford, the well-respected judge affiliated with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, and on Sunday, Armando Garcia, the executive director of the California State Athletic Commission, will instruct the referees. Each of the sessions will last from 8 AM to 3 PM.
A special room rate for officials is available at the Best Western Cristata Inn, 2255 Norwich New London Turnpike in Uncasville. Call 860-848-0660 for reservations.
Mohegan Sun also hosts the Ronald “Winky” Wright-Sam Soliman fight at the casino/resort that weekend (December 10).
More information can be obtained from Mike Mazzulli, executive director of the Mohegan Tribal Department of Athletic Regulation, who is also Vice-President of the ABC, at 860-862-7583.
Charles Jay of Boxing Channel had the pleasure of speaking at the Mohegan Sun Casino on June 18, when the tribal commission held a two-day seminar for its own officials. If you’d like to listen to that speech, please click the icon below. It is rather lengthy, so please allow some extra time for it to download to your computer.