One More From the Vault – Amateur Combat Sports Outside of OAC Jurisdiction

Adding to this site’s archives addressing combat sports prosecutions in Canada, useful reasons for judgement were recently shared with me addressing charges under the Ontario Athletics Control Act dealing with an amateur kickboxing event. In the unreported 2010 case (Her Majesty the Queen v. McNamara) the Defendants held two kickboxing bouts and were charged with … More One More From the Vault – Amateur Combat Sports Outside of OAC Jurisdiction

“Remain Seated and Silent” – No Advice From Seconds Under Ontario Law

(Image via Wikimedia) Yesterday I highlighted the legal black hole which creates the possibility of having no PED tests when the UFC comes to Ontario. ┬áToday I highlight another peculiarity of Ontario MMA law, the restrictions on behavior for seconds. While most jurisdictions place some general limitations on the conduct of seconds such as New … More “Remain Seated and Silent” – No Advice From Seconds Under Ontario Law