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May 12, 2012 Ultimate Cage Fighters Unleashed Starland Ballroom
Sayreville, NJ

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Medical Requirements

Effective January 1, 2010

All medicals are due to be received by this agency no later than 4:30 p.m. three days prior to the scheduled event.

Every contestant must submit the physical on the prescribed form. The physical must be signed by a licensed physician and conducted no earlier than 60 days prior to the event date.

Every contestant must present negative test results for:

  • HIV
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen
  • Hepatitis C antibody

The communicable disease blood tests must be taken within 180 days of the scheduled contest.

Any fighter producing a positive test result may only be granted clearance to fight upon review by our agency physicians and additional required tests.

Female fighters must submit a negative pregnancy test taken within the past fourteen days from a doctor or certified laboratory.

A contestant who attains the age of 40 on the date of the contest must also submit the results of an;

  • MRI and MRA Head scan;
  • Stress Echocardiogram with Cardiologist clearance; and
  • Carotid Doppler exam;

These tests must be dated within 14 days of the event.

A contestant who is found to have competed in a combative sports competition that is unregulated by an athletic commission may be required to undergo professional competitor medical testing requirements.

No contestant will be granted ability to compete unless cleared to compete by an agency physician upon review of submitted medical documents.

The agency, at the discretion of its physicians, may require additional medical testing for the purposes of determining an individual's fitness to compete.

All contestants must submit to both a pre-fight and post-fight medical evaluation by an agency physician. Contestants must pass the pre-fight exam in order to gain clearance to compete. At the post fight exam, agency physicians may order additional testing in order to gain clearance to compete at a later date.

Failure to undergo a pre-fight exam will result in denial of the ability to compete. Failure to undergo a post-fight examination will result in a mandatory suspension of no less than 180 days.

Rules and Equipment

All Fighters must sign and return the following releases:

EQUIPMENT

  • Mouthguard
  • Open finger gloves (minimum 7 oz.)
  • Groin protection (male and female)
  • Shin pads
  • Instep pads
  • Breast protection (female)

RULES LEGAL TECHNIQUES WHILE STANDING

  • Closed hand strikes to head and body
  • Kicking techniques
  • Knees to body and legs
  • Throws/Takedowns/Sweeps
  • Standing Submissions
  • Chokes
  • Armbars
  • Shouldering

LEGAL TECHNIQUES WHILE ON THE GROUND

  • Closed hand strikes to body and legs
  • Submissions (chokes, armbars, straight leg locks ONLY)

ILLEGAL TECHNIQUES WHILE STANDING

  • Elbows
  • Knees to head
  • Kicks to knees
  • Stomps on feet
  • Groin strikes
  • Hitting back of head
  • Spine strikes
  • Slamming
  • Throws onto head or neck
  • Throws against a joint
  • Throwing out of competition area
  • Neck cranks
  • Holding ropes
  • Pinching, biting, gouging, and any "dirty fighting"

ILLEGAL TECHNIQUES WHILE ON GROUND

  • Any striking to head
  • Elbows
  • Neck cranks
  • Heel hooks
  • Finger locks
  • Toe locks
  • Choking with hand on throat
  • Smothering (hand over mouth)
  • Spine locks
  • Hammer locks
  • Fish hooks
  • Groin strikes
  • Spine strikes
  • Slamming
  • Throwing out of competition area
  • Pinching, biting, gouging, and any "dirty fighting"

ADDITIONAL ITEMS

  • If punch or kick causes a knockdown, the action will NOT continue. The standing fighter will not continue tc Instead, the referee will begin a 10 count. The standing fighter must go to a neutral corner during the count.
  • No Vaseline on the body.

VARIATIONS TO RULES BASED ON STATE ATHLETIC COMM NEW JERSEY

  • No kicking to head either on the ground or while standing
  • No shoes
  • No metal zippers
  • No shirts (females excluded)
  • Fighters must be affiliated with a studio and must provide a Letter of Competence from trainer.
  • Fighters must provide a Doctor Note stating that 'the fighter has undergone an examination and is fit to COI. Doctor Note must be within 45 days of competition.