Fighters on Stand Down
Ray Karaitiana (Pacific MMA) 30th October 2012
Benji Kney (Christchurch) 30th October 2012
Head Blow Code of Conduct
- Procedure. If a participant has been knocked out in a bout as the result of head blows or received serious head blows, the participant must be examined by a ringside medical officer immediately. If the medical officer determines that the participant may have received head injuries, that participant is to be referred to the nearest available clinic and transportation via ambulance is to be considered
- Periods of rest required after a knockout or technical knockout.
- (a) A participant who is knocked out during a bout may not take part in competitive sparring for a period of at least 60 days from the date of the bout. A participant whose bout is terminated by a technical knockout may not take part in competitive sparring for a period of at least 30 days from the date of the bout.
- (b) A participant who, twice in a period of 3 months, has been knocked out may not take part in competitive sparring during a period of six months from the second bout.
- (c) A participant who has been knocked out 3 times in a period of 12 months may not take part in competitive sparring for a period of one year from the third knockout.
- (d) Before resuming any competitive sparring after any of the periods as outlined above, a participant shall satisfy any requirements imposed by ICNZ Committee after receiving the recommendations of health professionals.