ADDITIONAL MEDICAL STAFF & EQUIPMENT
1-2 Approved Medical
Doctor(s) Who Are Licensed in The State of The Event.
The use of two ringside physicians is strongly recommended.
EMT(S) and 1 *Ambulance.
- REQUIRED MEDICAL STAFF
- RINGSIDE PHYSICIAN - DOCTOR
- There shall ALWAYS be a minimum of
1 "LICENSED PHYSICIAN - MEDICAL DOCTOR" - MD or D.O.
at ringside at all ISCF Sanctioned Events.
Not Chiropractors, Physicians Assistant, Paramedic or Dentists.
- The use of two ringside physicians is strongly
- If the ring doctor is forced to attend to a fighter who was just injured in
a bout whether at ringside or in the locker room, NO BOUTS may take place until
he is back at ringside. To avoid down time in such a case, The use of two ringside physicians is strongly recommended!
- Physician, MD (s) shall sit at ringside directly next to a set of ring
- Physician shall be prepared to assist if any serious emergency arises, and
will render temporary or emergency treatments for cuts or minor injuries
sustained by the competitors.
- The Physician may enter the ring between rounds and during referee stoppage
to assess the competitor's cuts and determine if the competitor can safely
- The Chief Event Physician shall ALWAYS climb the cage or ring stairs and
ENTER THE RING to attend to any fighter who was stopped due to blows
Especially if the fighter is Knocked Out.
- No bout shall be allowed to proceed until the physician(s) are in their
- The physicians shall not leave the arena until after both competitors of
the final bout have been examined by him/her.
- The event promoter will be held liable if a fighter is injured and not
treated by a licensed MD.
- RINGSIDE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
- Spine Board
- Oxygen Tank
- There shall ALWAYS be a minimum of 1
Ambulance at all ISCF Sanctioned Events.
- The mobile unit must have a minimum of one Paramedic and one EMT in
- The Ambulance must include resuscitative and spine immobilizing equipment.
- The Ambulance must be parked directly outside or inside the venue building.
- NOTE, Although "SOME"
STATE BOXING COMMISSIONS, Do not require an Ambulance on site If the hospital is
within 5 miles of the venue as long as the required RINGSIDE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT
as noted above is available at ringside (Ex: Florida) This rule is STILL
MANDATORY on ALL ISCF
- PHYSICIANS NOTIFICATION OF INJURY
- HOSPITAL VISITS ETC.
- Ringside Physicians must report all circumstances or incidents in which a
fighter may have been injured during a bout or have applied for medical aid
after and event.
- If a fighter is required to be suspended from competition due to either an
injury, TKO, KO Stop or any other reason (Even disciplinary) the Ringside
Physician and the ISCF Event
Representative must fill out the ISCF
Suspension form located HERE.
- If a fighter is required by the Ringside Physician to seek any kind of
medical attention outside the venue (Visit Emergency Room on event night,
transport by ambulance, further medical treatment after event, etc. etc.),
the Ringside Physician and the ISCF Event
Representative must fill out the ISCF
Injury Report form located HERE.
- PRE BOUT PHYSICAL EXAMS
- THE PHYSICIAN IS REQUIRED TO...
- Give a thorough physical and eye examination to each contestant no more
than 1 hour prior to the start of the event. This can also be done by a
physicians assistant, nurse or Paramedic. To see the requirements of this exam
- Referees shall also be given physical examinations immediately before
officiating at any match.
- CORNERMEN RULES DURING INJURY
- Under no circumstances are the competitors seconds permitted to enter the
ring or attend to a competitor during the course of the bout.
- If the competitor is cut, his/her second can then enter the ring and attend
to the competitor.
- MEDICAL STAFF FINES & OR
- The Event Physician WILL BE FINED $500.00
ISCF if they;
- Do not enter the fighting ring to see to a fighter who remains down on the
ring floor from injuries that were caused from blows that stopped the bout.
- Do not fail to meet a fighter, who's just been stopped by the bout referee,
in the fighters corner (Physician can stand outside the ropes on the ring
apron if desired) with their trainer to check on their medical safety.