Posted by hippysmacker
when there is a dispute we go to the UFC game . Here is a link. It has now been changed to TKO.
Thanks. Also here's the North Carolina rules:http://www.nccrimecontrol.org/div/boxing/ncboxingrules.pdf
On page 38:
14A NCAC 12 .0808 SCORING-MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
(a) A mixed martial arts contest may end under the following results:
(A) Tap out: when a contestant physically uses his or her hand(s) to indicate that he or she no
longer wish to continue.
(B) Verbal tap out: when a contestant verbally announces to the referee he or she does not wish
(2) Knockout "(KO)": failure to rise from the canvas. If the contestant was knocked out of the ring or
cage as a result of a legal technique and is unable to regain his feet, the referee shall consider this to be
(3) Technical knockout "(TKO)":
(A) Referee stops bout because contestant can no longer defend him or her self;
(B) Ringside physician advises referee to stop bout; or(C) When an injury as a result of a legal maneuver is severe enough to terminate the bout.