Q: What are the stipulations to mutual combat in the state of south Carolina?
If two consenting adults agree to engage in mutual combat under supervision of a referee in an enclosed area and all guidelines were met eg.. both parties agree, understand the engagement rules, and agree to end the fight upon a retreat or the inability to continue could legal proceedings occur?
Yes, both parties may be charged pursuant to S.C. Code Statutes regarding assault and battery.
Only fights authorized by the SC State Athletic Commission, a division of SC Labor Licensing Regulation, are immune from application of the SC Codes punishing assault and battery.
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