Date: August 13, 2003

TOUGHMAN FACES TOUGH LAW

Sarasota, Fla., police have decided not to file charges in the June 17 death of a 30-year-old woman who died after being pummeled in a Toughman competition at the Robarts Sports Arena. State Rep. Donna Clarke, R-Sarasota, has introduced a bill, HB 21D, during a special session of the state legislature, that would require any amateur boxing, kickboxing, or mixed martial arts match to be sanctioned by a sanctioning body approved by the...

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