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|Tuesday, 13 March 2012 11:51|
Duration of a Bout
The duration bouts will be 3 rounds of 1 minute 30 seconds. The break between rounds will be 1 minute.
A contestant listed to fight or the contestant's representative, MUST attend, at the scheduled time, the pre-bout rules meeting called, and given by the Referee or Chief Official. Interpreters should be available for those whose first language is not English.
A contestant listed to fight shall report to where the show is to take place no later than 2 hours before the beginning of the first bout.
Only gloves authorized by the promoter prior to the competition may be used. Each glove shall be in good condition; Gloves to be used are 8 ounce Semi-Pro MMA Gloves, NO Hand wraps.
An official weigh-in shall take place the same day as the bouts begin, 12 noon - 3pm in the presence of the opponents and an authorized official.
The official weight classes are as follows:
Bantamweight under 61.5kg
Featherweight under 66 kg
Lightweight under 70.kg
Welterweight under 77.kg
Middleweight under 84kg
Light Heavyweight under 93.kg
Heavyweight over 93kg
The referee may interrupt a bout at any time.
The referee can interrupt the fight at anytime when he feels there is not enough action. He must advise the fighters verbally prior to the interruption.
When there is a lack of action in a bout, or it reaches a stalemate situation, the referee may interrupt the bout at any time to resume the fight with both competitors standing.
Where the referee interrupts a bout and wants to indicate to a contestant that he must retire to a corner, the referee shall point his hand to instruct the contestant to retire to the farthest neutral corner.
During a contest, each of the following acts constitutes a foul:
1. Butting with the head
2. Eye gouging of any kind
4. Hair pulling
6. Groin attacks of any kind
7. Putting a finger into any orifice or into any cut or laceration of an opponent
8. Small joint manipulation. Control of a minimum of 4 digits is required
9. Striking to the spine or the back of the head
10. Striking downward with the elbow
11. Striking the head of an opponent using the elbow.
12. Throat strikes of any kind, including, without limitation, grabbing the trachea
13. Clawing, pinching or twisting the flesh
14. Grabbing the clavicle
15. Kicking the head of a grounded opponent
16. Kneeing the head of an opponent
17. Stomping a grounded opponent
18. Kicking to the kidney with the heel
19. Spiking an opponent to the canvas on his head or neck
20. Throwing an opponent out of the fenced area
21. Holding the shorts or gloves of an opponent
22. Spitting at an opponent
23. Engaging in any un-sportsman like conduct
24. Holding the fence
25. Using abusive language in the ring or fenced area
26. Attacking an opponent on or during the break
27. Attacking an opponent who is under the care of the referee
28. Attacking an opponent after the bell has sounded the end of the period of combat
29. Flagrantly disregarding the instructions of the referee
30. Timidity, including, without limitation, avoiding contact with an opponent
31. Intentionally or consistently dropping the mouthpiece or faking an injury
32. Interference by the corner men or coaches.
1. 16oz Boxing Gloves
2. NO Knee’s to the head
3. NO Elbow’s to the head
4. Only ONE knee in the clinch
5. 3 Knockdowns in one round will result in a TKO
The promoter will ensure that all necessary insurances are in place to cover, the public, competitors and trainers, and anyone employed to work for the promotion.
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