660.03  PERMITS FOR BOXING OR WRESTLING MATCHES;  SAFETY RULES.
   (a)    No person shall sponsor or promote any prize fight or public sparring, boxing or wrestling match or exhibition, without having a permit issued and in effect pursuant to Ohio R.C. 3773.08(A). No person shall provide physical facilities for, or act as second or principal in any prize fight or public sparring, boxing or wrestling match or exhibition, knowing or having reasonable cause to believe that the sponsor or promoter  does not have a permit issued and in effect pursuant to Ohio R. C. 3773.08(A). No person shall recklessly violate any regulation adopted pursuant to Ohio R.C. 3773.08(B).
   (b)    Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a permit for sparring, boxing or wrestling matches or exhibitions held as part of an organized amateur athletic program, or as part of the athletic program of a school or college, provided such match or exhibition is conducted fairly and with reasonable measures to protect the health and safety of the participants.
   (c)    Nothing in this section shall be construed to limit the authority of the Municipality to prohibit or regulate prize fights or public sparring, boxing or wrestling matches or exhibitions, except that the Municipality may not permit the same unless conducted under Municipal regulations meeting or exceeding the minimum standards required under Ohio R. C. 3773.08(B) for regulations of a board of county commissioners. If a prize fight or public sparring, boxing or wrestling match or exhibition is lawfully permitted by the Municipality pursuant to this subsection the sponsor or promoter thereof is not required to have a permit issued pursuant to Ohio R.C. 3773.08(A).
(ORC 3773.08)
   (d)    Whoever violates any of the provisions of subsection (a) hereof is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree. Punishment shall be as provided in Section 698.02.
(ORC 3773.99(E))