Clothing & Equipment
Shorts (Thai boxing) pants and boxing gloves (8oz under 70kgs 10oz above).
Gum shield and groin protector.
Vaseline only on face, not on the neck, shoulders or other body parts.
Duration of fights
A class : 3 x 3 minutes , 1 minute pause between rounds and MAXIMUM one extra round if scored draw.
Enfusion Title fight : Enfusion Super Bout: Enfusion Elimination (a fight in which two contenders fight each other for a Title shot) Male Title fight: 5 x 3 minutes , 1 minute pause between rounds. No extra round if scored draw.
Female Title fight: 5 x 2 minute rounds, 1 minute pause between rounds. No extra round if scored draw.
In case of a draw in a championship fight the champion will keep the belt, if the title is vacant a winner must be decided.
Punches (fist) to: head, front and side upper body, front and side.
Kicks (foot) to: head, front and side neck, chest, stomach and side body.
Kicks (shin) to: inside and outside upper leg (low kicks) head, neck, chest, breast and body (round kicks).
Knees to: head, breast, side body, stomach and legs.
Back fist or spinning back fist.
Clinch work is allowed as long as the play is active and seen working between two combatants, the referee decides whether to break if the action is not flowing.Push kick to the thigh.
Holding in the clinch to avoid the fight without striking. Head butts. Use of elbow strikes. Push kick to the knee. All techniques directed at the groin. Clinching in the lower back. Punching with the inside of the gloves. Continuing the fight after the command “break” or “stop” from the referee. Continuing the fight when an opponent is (partially) outside the ropes. Continuing the fight when an opponent is completely down or has contact with the ground with other parts of his body than his feet. Biting, spitting, sticking fingers in the eyes of an opponent, avoiding to fight, failing to behave like a good sportsman. Approaching, attacking an opponent with the head held too low. Simulating being hit by a foul technique (like a low blow). Not obeying the instructions of the referee. Suplex or belly to back throws. Choke , guillotines or any submissions attempt holds. Wrestling style takedowns also known as “shoots”
If a fighter commits one of the above mentioned fouls he will be warned; If he repeats the foul or commits a grave foul, he shall receive an Official Warning (OW). 3 times an OW = disqualification.
Awarding of Points
All effective techniques with impact are counted as scores; pro round the scores will be counted and awarded in 10-9 point-system, and 10-8 if the fight is very much one way. A knockdown is minus 1, three knockdowns in a single round to the same opponent the fight is deemed over.
If the score is equal, the points will be given to the most aggressive fighter with hard techniques and damage infliction.
An Official Warning (OW) = 1 point deduction. An Eight-Count, is a 1 point deduction. Kicks to the arms count as points.
Official Warning (yellow card) = minus 10% wages pro card.
-57kg, -60kg, -63kg, -67kg, -70kg, -72.5kg, -75kg, -80kg, -85kg, -90kg, -95kg and open class (Heavy Weight)
-54kg,-57kg, -61kg, -64kg, -67kg and open class
existing Enfusion Champions will be offered defence championships bouts.
If the champion is unable to fight for any reason, the belt will be made vacant immediately and the original opponent will face a suitable candidate.
The previous champion who held the belt and were unable to fight, will fight an elimination fight soon after, to qualify for the next Enfusion World championship belt fight, to have the opportunity to win the title back.
Enfusion MMA has 3 rounds of 5 minutes with a 1 minute break. There is a ground limit of approximately 90 seconds. The referee always has the final decision.
The 2nd brand Enfusion MMA Talents has 3 rounds of 4 minutes with a 1 minute break. There is a ground limit of max 60 seconds.
Fighters are only allowed to fight under these rules if they have never fought under official MMA Rules previously. The fighter is allowed to fight a maximum of three fights under these rules and then obliged to fight under Enfusion MMA rules.
-Fighters will fight with 6oz (170 grams) MMA gloves in which the fingers are partly free.
-Groin protection male and female
-Chest protection for females
-Only females can wear sports tops (no baggy t-shirts)
-No shoes are allowed.
Matches may end via:
The ten-point must system, three judges score each round and the winner of each receives ten points while the loser receives nine points or fewer.
The judges points added up gives the official decision.
- Groin attacks
- Small joint manipulation
- Hair pulling
- Putting a finger into any orifice or into any cut or laceration on an opponent
- Throat strikes of any kind, including, without limitation, grabbing the trachea
- Clawing, pinching or twisting the flesh
- Spiking an opponent to the canvas on the head or neck
- Throwing an opponent out of the ring or fenced area
- Holding the shorts or gloves of an opponent
- Spitting at an opponent
- Engaging in unsportsmanlike conduct that causes an injury to an opponent
- Holding the fence
- Using abusive language in the ring or fenced area
- Attacking an opponent on or during the break
- Attacking an opponent who is under the care of the referee
- Attacking an opponent after the bell (horn) has sounded the end of a round
- Flagrantly disregarding the instructions of the referee
- Timidity, including, without limitation, avoiding contact with an opponent, intentionally or consistently dropping the mouthpiece or faking an injury
- Striking to the spine or the back of the head
- Striking downward using the point of the elbow
- Kicking the head of a grounded opponent
- Kneeing the head of a grounded opponent
- Stomping a grounded opponent
When a foul is charged, the referee in their discretion may deduct one or more points as a penalty. If a foul incapacitates a fighter, then the match may end in a disqualification if the foul was intentional, or a no contest if unintentional.