Sports, Racing, and Athletics

Boxing and Wrestling

SECTION 41-5-14

§ 41-5-14. Interest in contestant by promoter prohibited – Forfeiture of contestant's purse.

No licensee under this chapter shall have, directly or indirectly, any financial interest in a boxer competing on premises owned or leased by the licensee, or in which the licensee is otherwise interested. No contestant in a match or exhibition shall be paid for services before the services are rendered, and, should it be determined by the judges and referee that a contestant did not give an honest exhibition of his or her skill, his or her services shall not be remunerated.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1926, ch. 772, § 14; G.L. 1938, ch. 16, § 15; G.L. 1956, § 41-5-14; P.L. 1997, ch. 326, § 148.)