FIGHTERS ACCESS - INSTRUCTIONS & RULES

WOLKERNITE FIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP (5)


FIGHTER RULES & INSTRUCTIONS 

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WFC - 5   |  SATURDAY 

27TH   JULY   2024

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Grantham Meres Leisure Centre, Trent Road Lincolnshire  NG31 7XQ

 

  • DOORS OPEN FOR PUBLIC ACCESS : 13:30 
  • FIRST FIGHT : 14:00 

 

FIGHT DAY  ITINERARY 

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RUNNING TIMING + ORDER
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JUNIORS

  • ARRIVALS  

Fighters turn up on Fight Day at: 11:00 ( Morning )

 

  • ALL JUNIOR WEIGH-IN'S  will be done in person ( on Fight Day) at the venue:  11:30 - 12:30

 

ADULTS

  • ARRIVALS  

Fighters turn up at: 12:00 (Mid-day)


MEDICALS

  • 12:30 (Juniors & Adults) *Priority will be given to Juniors


RULES MEETING

  • 13:30  For all juniors & adults ( ALL FIGHTERS & COACHES MUST ATTEND !!! )

 

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WEIGH-IN INSTRUCTIONS 

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JUNIORS - WEIGH-IN ON FIGHT DAY: Saturday 27.07.2024 : AM [ 11:30 - 12:30 ]

 

ADULTS - WEIGH-IN DAY BEFORE: Friday 26.07.2024 : [ 00:01 - 13:00 ]

Via video link ( code will be given to everyone at the same time 00:01 )

 

#It is important to join our main communication group for lates updates or changes. 

#Remember to calibrate the your scales before weighing in and follow instructions below.

 

SCALE CALIBRATION INSTRUCTIONS 

 

  1. ( FIGHTER ) SAY YOUR NAME , FIGHT TEAM  & *PASSWORD IN THE VIDEO RECORDING
  2. SHOW FIGHTER'S FULL BODY 
  3. PLACE THE SCALE ON A HARD SURFACE FLOOR
  4. SHOW SCALE AT ( 0KG )
  5. CALIBRATION - PLACE 5KG/10KG KETTLE BELL OR WEIGHT ON THE SCALE & SHOW READING
  6. REMOVE WEIGHT FOR SCALE TO RESET BACK TO ( 0KG ) & SHOW READING
  7. STAND ON TO THE SCALE SHOWING YOUR FULL BODY
  8. CLEARLY SHOW THE NUMBER ( READING ) ON THE SCALE IN ( KG )
  9. SEND & SUBMIT FULL VIDEO TO THE NOMINATED LOCATION AS INSTRUCTED

 

PLEASE NOTE: YOU CAN ONLY RE-HYDRATE ONCE YOUR WEIGH-IN IS APPROVED AND CONFIRMATION IS GIVEN.

 

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GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING
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WEIGHINS: (Adults) Day before and will be via video link unless stated otherwise. For (Juniors) these will be done on fight day, and in person.

 

RULES MEETING: Rules meeting will be held by Wolkernite Officials on Fight Day. All Fighters and Coaches to please attend.

 

HAND WRAPS: These will be checked and signed-off before your gloves are on. NO TAPE is allowed over the knuckles.

Cut person(s) will be available on site to do all the hand wraps (charges apply)

 

GLOVES: All Fighters are to bring their own fight equipment. You must wear appropriate, clean and in good condition gloves , shins and other listed equipment ( No rips or tears )

  • MMA - Amateur bubble dome type & Pro's to wear Pro-style gloves.
  • K-1 – 10oz Boxing gloves (must be covered and taped)
  • BOXING – 12oz Gloves (must be covered and taped)

 

Please Note: All gloves will be checked and taped with red or blue tape, depending on your corner.

 

SHIN GUARDS: Shin guards are standard on amateur K-1. All Fighters to wear soft cushion insteps, unless agreed for (Sparring type shin guards) 

  • PRO Fights: no Shin pads.
  • SEMI PRO Fights: no Shin pads.

 

SHORTS: Shorts MUST NOT have pockets, zips, buckles, or clasps.

 

GROIN GUARD/GUM SHIELD: Fighter must have these prior to leaving the warm-up area. ( Groin Guard Not a requirement on female fighters)

 

FINGER/TOENAILS: Must be clean and trimmed.

 

HAIR PRODUCTS: No gels, wax or Vaseline type products are to be applied to your hair or anywhere on the body. You will be asked to wash it all off before entering the cage should you have any pre applied before your fight ( All Vaseline products will be applied by officials at the cage )

 

WALK-OUTS: Fighters must be ready to walk out as soon as the previous fight’s fighters have walked in case of a quick stoppage. Failure to be ready on time, or failure to meet any of the above standards may result in your bout being pushed back to later in the card or cancelled.

 

CORNERMEN / PEOPLE: There is a MAXIMUM of (3) THREE cornermen / people ( per team ) allowed in each corner. A MAXIMUM of (2) TWO cornermen are to enter the cage between rounds.

 Corners MUST NOT pour excess water over their fighter between rounds.

 

RESPECT: Verbal or physical abuse of our staff or other participating teams is strictly prohibited. Any reports of such conduct from fighters or coach will lead in a full investigation and can ultimately result in a permanent exclusion from future events, if deemed inappropriate and harmful to others.

 

PLEASE NOTE: If a fight ends via stoppage, ONLY medical staff are to enter the cage until the fighter is cleared. Fighters MUST NOT jump out of or onto the cage while celebrating.

 

*** All final checks are to be signed off by the event commissioners ****

 

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2024 OFFICIAL FIGHTER RULES

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M M A  |  K-1  |  BOXING

FIGHT BOUTS

MATCH RULES & WEIGHT ALLOWANCES

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 SECTION 0.1

M M A - ( JUNIORS  ) 

6 - 17 Yrs

Weight allowance 1kg 

3x2min rounds (1 min rest )

 

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED 

  • HEAD GUARD REQUIRED  Juniors Aged ( 13yrs & Under ) 
  • GUM SHEILD
  • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
  • MMA SHORTS
  • 6oz / 7oz DOME SHAPED GLOVES
  • IN-STEPS (FOAM BASED -SHIN INSTEPS)

 

IMMAF YOUTH - CADET RULE SET

There shall be no striking to the head or face permitted for any; and all levels of Youth classes for ( M M A) contests.

  • YOUTH CLASS (A) 16-17yrs
  • YOUTH CLASS (B) 14-15yrs 
  • YOUTH CLASS (C) 12-13yrs 

PLEASE NOTE: 

( ALL UNDER 12's) - FOLLOW CLASS (C) 12-13YRS JUNIOR CADET RULES 

 

 ( UNDER 14's) - JUNIOR CADET RULES 

12 to 13 Years Old - CLASS (C)

EQUIPMENT

  • 6oz/7oz DOME SHAPED GLOVES
  • *Head Guard
  • Groin Guard
  • Gum Shield
  • MMA Shorts
  • Foam based ( Competition ) insteps 

Rounds

  • 3 x 2 Minute rounds

Forbidden Moves

  • No Elbows or Forearm Strikes
  • No Knees
  • No twisting techniques of the neck, spine or knee
  • No Linear Knee Strikes
  • No Head Strikes Standing
  • No Ground & Pound at all
  • No Bicep or calf slicers
  • No Wrist Locks
  • No Elevated Supplex’s or shoulder throws or slams
  • No Guillotines on the ground or standing (Including D’arce Chokes, front head lock chokes)
  • No Up-kicks
  • No Foot stomps
  • No Leg Submissions
  • No Omaplatas

 

( UNDER 16's) -  JUNIOR CADET RULES 

14 to 15 Years Old CLASS (B)

EQUIPMENT

  • 6oz/7oz DOME SHAPED GLOVES
  • Groin Guard
  • Gum Shield
  • MMA Shorts
  • Foam based ( Competition ) insteps 

    Rounds

    • 3 x 2 Minute rounds

    Forbidden Moves

    • No Elbows or Forearm Strikes
    • No Knees
    • No twisting techniques of the neck, spine or knee
    • No Linear Knee Strikes
    • No Head Strikes Standing
    • No Ground & Pound
    • No Bicep or calf slicers
    • No Wrist Locks
    • No Elevated Supplex’s or shoulder throws
    • No Standing Guillotines
    • Only arm in Guillotines on the ground
    • No Up-kicks
    • No Foot stomps
    • No knee bars only straight ankle locks leg attacks
    • No Omaplatas

     

     ( UNDER 18's) -  JUNIOR CADET RULES 

    16 to 17 Years Old CLASS (A)

    EQUIPMENT

    • 6oz/7oz DOME SHAPED GLOVES
    • Groin Guard
    • Gum Shield
    • MMA Shorts
    • Foam based ( Competition ) insteps 

      Rounds

      • 3 x 2 Minute rounds

      Forbidden Moves

      • No Elbows or Forearm Strikes
      • No Knees to the Head
      • No twisting techniques of the neck, spine or knee
      • No Linear Knee Strikes
      • No Head Strikes Standing
      • No Head Strikes Grounded
      • No Bicep or calf slicers
      • No Wrist Locks
      • No Elevated Supplex’s or shoulder throws
      • No Standing Guillotines, Guillotine chokes must be finished from a grounded position
      • No Up-kicks
      • No Foot Stomps

       

      ADDITIONAL RULES

      1. No head strikes when standing or grounded for all youth classes ( A,B,C)
      2. No striking with the knees in any fashion
      3. No Technique applying pressure to the neck or spin
      4. No kicking to the body of a downed opponent 
      5. Closed fist striking to the body only allowed

       

      MMA JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP  - TITLE MATCHES

      JUNIORS - 3 x 2min rounds (1 min rest)

       

      CLICK TO READ FULL ( IMMAF ) JUNIOR  RULE SET: IMMAF YOUTH Rules Document as of Jan 2021

       

       

      SECTION 0.2

       M M A - AMATEUR ( ADULTS ) 

      18 Yrs +

      Weight allowance 0.5kg

      Amateur MMA - 3x3min rounds (1 min rest )

       

      EQUIPMENT REQUIRED  

      • GUM SHEILD
      • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
      • MMA SHORTS
      • 6oz/7oz DOME SHAPED GLOVES
       

      MMA AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP - TITLE MATCHES

      Amateurs - 5 x 3min rounds (1 min rest)

       

        Forbidden Moves

        • No Elbows or Forearm Strikes
        • No Knees to the Head
        • No twisting techniques of the neck, spine or knee
        • No Linear Knee Strikes

         

        SECTION 0.3

         PROFESSIONAL - M M A ( ADULTS ) 

        PRO - RULES
        3 x 5min rounds (1 min rest )

         

        PRO ( MMA ) CHAMPIONSHIP - TITLE MATCH 

         5x5min rounds (1 min rest)

        • GUM SHEILD
        • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
        • MMA SHORTS
        • 4oz PRO MMA (Split Finger Type ) GLOVES

           

          CLICK TO READ FULL RULE SEThttps://immaf.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/IMMAF-Rules-Document-as-of-March-2017.pdf

           

           

          SECTION 0.4

          K - 1 ( JUNIORS ) Aged 6 - Under 7 Yrs

          Weight allowance 1kg

          JUNIOR ( 6 – U7yrs )  3x1min rounds (1 min rest )

           

          EQUIPMENT REQUIRED  

          • HEAD GUARD Juniors Aged ( 6yrs – Under 18yrs ) 
          • GUM SHEILD
          • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
          • BODY SHEILD 
          • 8oz BOXING GLOVES
          • IN-STEPS (FOAM BASED -SHIN INSTEPS)

          K-1 (MINI) JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP  - TITLE MATCHES

          MINI K-1 JUNIORS - 3 X 1 MINUTE ROUNDS (1 Min Rest) 

           

           

           

          SECTION 0.5

          K - 1 ( JUNIORS )  Aged 7 - Under 18 Yrs 

          Weight allowance 1kg

          JUNIOR ( 7yrs - U18yrs ) 3x1min rounds (1 min rest )

           

          EQUIPMENT REQUIRED  

          • HEAD GUARD Juniors Aged ( 6yrs – Under 18yrs ) 
          • GUM SHEILD
          • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
          • BODY SHEILD  - Mandatory for Under 16yrs
          • 10oz BOXING GLOVES
          • IN-STEPS (FOAM BASED -SHIN INSTEPS)

           

          ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:

          1. No Head shots for Juniors Aged (14 Years & Under) 
          2. Controlled Head contact allowed with Headguard for juniors aged ( 15yrs –  Under 18yrs ) 
           

          K-1 JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP  - TITLE MATCHES

          JUNIORS - (1 Min Rest)
          • U14YRS TITLE BOUTS 3 X 1 MINUTE ROUNDS
          • 15 -16YRS TITLE BOUTS 3 X 2 MINUTE ROUNDS

           

           

          ADDITIONAL RULE SET FOR AMATUER FIGHTS

          • NO KNEES TO THE HEAD all categories
          • NO SPINNING BACKFISTS all categories
          • STANDING 8 COUNTS ARE MANITORY all categories.

          CLICK TO READ FULL RULE SET: https://d17nlwiklbtu7t.cloudfront.net/34/document/JUNIOR_20K1_20RULES_20english_202016.pdf

           

           

          SECTION 0.6

          K-1  |  AMATEUR ( ADULTS ) 

          18 Yrs +

          Weight allowance 0.5kg

          Amateur K1 - 3x2min rounds (1 min rest )

           

          EQUIPMENT REQUIRED  

          • GUM SHEILD
          • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
          • 10oz BOXING GLOVES
          • IN-STEPS (FOAM BASED -SHIN INSTEPS) unless bare shin specified

           

           

          K-1 AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP (TITLE) MATCHES

          Amateur Championship Rules - 5x2min rounds (1 min rest)

          Adults classification only.

           

           

          ADDITIONAL RULE SET FOR AMATUER FIGHTS

          • NO KNEES TO THE HEAD all categories
          • NO SPINNING BACKFISTS all categories
          • STANDING 8 COUNTS ARE MANITORY all categories.

          SECTION 0.7

           PROFESSIONAL  |  K-1 ( ADULTS )

          PRO K-1 RULES

                                                        3x3min rounds (1 min rest )

          • GUM SHEILD
          • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
          • THAI TYPE SHORTS
          • 10oz BOXING GLOVES

           

           

          PRO K-1 CHAMPIONSHIP  (TITLE) MATCHES

          5x3min rounds (1 min rest)

           

          CLICK TO READ FULL RULE SEThttps://www.worldkickboxingorganisation.org/k1-rules

          COMMON OVERVIEW 

          • WITHIN A DOUBLE ARM CLINCH ONLY A SINGLE ATTACK WITH A KNEE OR KICK IS PERMITTED, THE FIGHTER MUST IMMEADITLY RELEASE ON THE CLINCH AFTER THE STRIKE
          • WHEN CATCHING THE LEG, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY STRIKE AND RELEASE
          • GRABBING THAT IS NOT A CLINCH IS DEEMED A FOUL
          • LEADING WITH YOUR HEAD INTO YOUR OPPONENTS GUARD IS DEEMED AS HEAD BUTTING
          • NO PLUMB TIES
          • ONLY STRIKES WITH THE LEGAL PART OF THE GLOVE
          • NO THROWING
          • 3 KNOCK DOWNS IN A ROUND IS A TKO
          • 5 KNOCK DOWNS IN A FIGHT IS A TKO

           

           

          SECTION 0.8

          BOXING ( CAGED ) - JUNIORS 

          10 - 11 Yrs

          Weight allowance 1kg

          JUNIOR  3 x 1min rounds (1 min rest )

           

          EQUIPMENT REQUIRED  

          • HEAD GUARD
          • GUM SHEILD
          • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
          • BOXING SHORTS
          • 10oz BOXING GLOVES
          • BOXING BOOTS ( FOOTWEAR )

           

           

          SECTION 0.9

          BOXING ( CAGED ) - JUNIORS 

          12 - Under 16Yrs

          Weight allowance 1kg

           

          JUNIOR  3 x 1.5min rounds (1 min rest )

           

          EQUIPMENT REQUIRED  

          • HEAD GUARD
          • GUM SHEILD
          • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
          • BOXING SHORTS
          • 10oz BOXING GLOVES
          • BOXING BOOTS ( FOOTWEAR )

           

           

          SECTION 0.10

          BOXING ( CAGED ) - ADULTS

          16 Yrs +

           Weight allowance 0.5kg

          Amateur Boxing (Adults) -  3 x 2min rounds (1 min rest )

           

          EQUIPMENT REQUIRED  

          • HEAD GUARD ( Agreeable ) 
          • GUM SHEILD
          • GROIN GUARD ( Non required for female fighters)
          • BOXING SHORTS
          • 12oz BOXING GLOVES
          • BOXING BOOTS ( FOOTWEAR )

           PRO BOXING RULES:  N/A

           
          AMATEUR ( CAGED  BOXING )  - (TITLE) MATCHES:
          5x2 min rounds (1 min rest)

           

           *All rules and instructions have been approved and authorised by Wolkernite Fight Championship Management and other affiliated Officials. They have not been designed to place any barriers or unnecessary restrictions, but only to act as a means of putting Fighter safety first.

           

           

          TERMS OF BUSINESS: 

          FIGHTER TICKETS: ( FAIR - PLAY) POLICY

          • All fighters/coaches and management teams are to settle all ticket finances the day before fight day, or upon arrival ( fight day )
          • All tickets are tracked, please ensure any unsold tickets are returned on arrival  ( It is your responsibility )