- Fighter has been knocked out cold from a strike or from strikes, is unable
to *intelligently defend himself following a
- (*) When a fighter has been hit so many
times, that he/she simply is unable to make a "Rational" and or "SAFE"
decision for his/her own safety, as to whether he/she should tap out, verbally
or physically, at this time, it is the RESPONSIBILITY of the Referee to make
that "Intelligent Decision" for the fighter, with the fighter's safety
in mind. IN ADDITION, A fighter could very well be open eyed and of sound mind
as they are taking blow after blow or as they are being choked, but still refuse
to tap due to, as an example, pride and ego, AGAIN, this is why we have
QUALIFIED Referees. It is their RESPONSIBILITY to make that "Intelligent
Decision" for the fighter, with the fighter's safety in mind.
- REFEREE STOPPAGE
- When a fighter is taking excessive punishment but cannot or will not
submit or quit, either due to striking, failing to show a willingness to
continue, a refusal to submit in the face of grave injury, or any other reason
the referee believes is necessary to preserve the fighter's safety.
- MEDICAL/DOCTOR STOPPAGE
- If the licensed ringside physician or the bout Referee decides the fighter
cannot continue due to a cut or other injury.
- When a fighter submits by tapping the opponent or the mat more than "3"
times as a result from a choke, lock, or for any other reason. IF a fighter is
in no position to tap out, he may yell out such as, "I QUIT", "STOP"
or "GIVE UP". IF a fighter cannot tap or cannot yell, the referee
shall stop the bout from his own personal determination of the fighter's safety.
- THROW IN THE TOWEL:
- When a fighter's corner feels their fighter has had enough and is unable or
unwilling to continue, and decides to end the bout for the safety of the
fighter. This shall count as a TKO loss.
- When a fighter simply cannot or refuses to continue.
- When the about has ended after the bouts specified time period without a
winner, the bout decision shall be determined by the (3) three judges, as set
forth by these rules. For "Decision" rules click
- The fighter's opponent is disqualified by the
ISCF Referee or ISCF
Event Representative for unethical actions.
- Intentionally fouls and causes harm to his opponent.
- Continually refuses to follow the rules
- Continually disobeys the referee.