14B NCAC 10 .0806          Duration and rounds - MIXED MARTIAL ARTS

Length and number of rounds shall be as follows:

(1)           Non championship matches, exhibitions or mixed martial arts must not exceed three rounds of five minutes each with a one minute rest period that includes a 10 second warning signal.

(2)           Championship bouts shall be five rounds of five minutes each with a one minute rest period that includes a 10 second warning signal.

(3)           Amateur bouts shall be three rounds of three minutes each with a 60 second rest period that includes a 10 second warning signal.

(4)           Amateur championship matches shall consist of five rounds of four minutes each with a 60 second rest period that includes a 10 second warning signal.

(5)           A minimum number of 21 rounds must be scheduled for any mixed martial arts program of matches.

(6)           "Pro/Am" events must have a combination of three professional bouts and five amateur bouts or five professional bouts and three amateur bouts scheduled. Professional bouts shall follow amateur bouts with no intermixing of the bouts.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-652.1;

Eff. March 1, 2008;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 12 .0806 Eff. June 1, 2013.