FOX Sports 1 UFC TONIGHT Show Quotes – 4/23/142014-04-24 / Eddie Goldman

From FOX Sports: TEIXEIRA: “I FEEL REALLY CONFIDENT THAT I’M GOING TO TAKE THE BELT SATURDAY NIGHT.” UFC 172 Predictions, Plus Jones, Teixeira, Davis Interviews on UFC TONIGHT LOS ANGELES, CA – On this week’s UFC TONIGHT, Kenny Florian …

read more

Gerlad Harris retires from MMA2014-04-24 / Richard Mann

MMA veteran Gerald Harris has announced his retirement from the sport. He release the statement through various social media accounts on Wednesday. Harris began his career with a 7-0 record on the local circuit. His impressive run earned him a shot in the International Fight Leag…

read more

Titan FC signs Ben Saunders2014-04-24 / Richard Mann

Big show veteran Ben Saunders will continue his MMA career under the Titan Fighting Championship banner. The promotion made the announcement on Wednesday, but the identity of Saunders’ first opponent was not released. “Killa B” spent his last 10 fights under the…

read more

Legend FC vet Xian Ji to make One FC debut2014-04-24 / Richard Mann

One Fighting Championship has continued to fill out their upcoming event. The promotion added five bouts to “Honor & Glory,” which takes place May 30 at Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang, Singapore. The biggest fight recently announced will be the One FC debut of Xian …

read more

UFC adds Alcantara-Lee to UFC Fight Night 412014-04-24 / Richard Mann

The UFC has announced a bantamweight bout between Iuri Alcantara and Vaughan Lee. The bout will be part of UFC Fight Night 41, which takes place May 31 at O2 World Berlin. Alcantara moved to the UFC after a knockout of Ricardo Lamas in WEC. He has gone 4-2 with one no contest in …

read more

Bader vs. "Feijao" added to UFC 174 card2014-04-24 / Jack Bratcher

A Light Heavyweight bout between Ryan Bader and Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has been added to UFC 174 scheduled for June 14 at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena in British Columbia. UFC officials announced the match on Wednesday. Bader (16-4) is currently ranked No. 9 amo…

read more

Henderson vs. Cormier official for UFC 173 co-main event2014-04-24 / Jack Bratcher

A match-up between number five and six ranked Light Heavyweights Daniel Cormier and Dan Henderson has been added to the UFC 173 card as the co-main event. The “UFC 173: Barao vs. Dillashaw” Pay-Per-View card is scheduled for Saturday, May 24, from MGM Grand Garden Arena in L…

read more

Lion Fight Announces Main Card for Lion Fight 15 Live from Foxwoods Resort Casino2014-04-24 / Eddie Goldman

From Lion Fight Promotions: MUAY THAI CHAMPION COSMO ALEXANDRE TAKES ON MARK HOLST KEVIN ROSS vs. UNDEFEATED CHRISTIAN MAUCERI TIFFANY VAN SOEST vs. LUCY PAYNE 2 UNBEATEN JASON ANDRADA vs. MOHAMMED LEMJERDINE 2 RISING STAR NICK CHASTEEN vs. MARC SENO PRO DE…

read more

Maryland State Athletic Commission – Announcement of Officials for UFC 1722014-04-24 / Eddie Goldman

From Maryland State Athletic Commission:    The Maryland State Athletic Commission today announced the four referees and eight judges that it has selected to work at UFC 172 on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at The Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The r…

read more

Mucitelli vs. McGeary Elevated to Light Heavyweight Tournament Opening Round Fight2014-04-24 / Eddie Goldman

From Bellator MMA:   Additional Light Heavyweight Tournament Fights Continue During Summer Series 2014   Newport Beach, Calif. (April 23, 2014) –  Previously scheduled as a highly anticipated light heavyweight feature fight, Mike Mucitelli and Liam McGea…

read more

ADCC SUBMISSION FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP RULES & REGULATIONS

The Championship is tournament style; only winner goes through to the next round.


Gee, Kimono & Wrestling Shoes are optional.
No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing.
The mat area is 9 x 9 meters, no cage or fence.
If the fighters go out of this area, the referee will restart the fight in the center of the mat, in the same position they were when they left the mat when the referee said “Stop”. If the fighters were standing, they will start again facing each other.

How You Can Win:

The winner will be decided according to:

  • If one competitor gives up or submits by tapping the leg, arm or verbally. (Tap, I give Up or Mate)
  • If Referee feels one competitor is unable to defend himself or feels his life is in danger, the Referee will declare the winner.
  • If a fighter breaks the rules twice he will be disqualified by the Referee!


Winning By:

•    Submission
•    Points
•    Referee Decision

Time Limits:

World Championship:
Qualifying Rounds* = 10 Minutes / 5 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 2 overtimes per fight)
Finals** = 20 Minutes / 10 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 2 overtimes per fight)

*On the “Qualifying Rounds” (10 min), the first 5 minutes are without points.  The points are starting after the first 5 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.

**On the “Finals” (20 min), the first 10 minutes are without positive points, but negative points start from the beginning of the fight untill the end.  The positive points are starting after the first 10 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.


Trials:
Qualifying Rounds* = 6 Minutes / 3 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight)
Finals** = 8 Minutes / 4 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight)

*On the “Qualifying Rounds” (6 min), the first 3 minutes are without points.  The points are starting after the first 3 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.

**On the “Finals” (8 min), the first 4 minutes are without positive points, but negative points start from the beginning of the fight untill the end.  The positive points are starting after the first 4 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.


National Championships:
Qualifying Rounds* = 6 Minutes / 3 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight)
Finals** = 8 Minutes / 4 Minutes overtime if there is a draw with no advantage. (Max. 1 overtime per fight)

*On the “Qualifying Rounds” (6 min), the first 3 minutes are without points.  The points are starting after the first 3 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.

**On the “Finals” (8 min), the first 4 minutes are without positive points, but negative points start from the beginning of the fight untill the end.  The positive points are starting after the first 4 minutes until the end of the fight as well as on the overtime.


Legal Techniques:

•    Any kind of choke (except for using the hand to close the wind pipe).
•    No use of T-Shirt and no holding the shorts allowed
•    Any arm bar, shoulder lock, or wrist lock
•    Any Leg Lock or Ankle Lock
•    Slamming can be used only in order to prevent a submission. Otherwise is considered as illegal.

Illegal Techniques:

•    "Full Nelson" and "Crucifix"
•    No striking of any kind
•    No eye gouging or fish hooking
•    No grabbing the ears
•    No hair pulling
•    No finger or toe holds
•    No thumbing
•    No scratching and pinching
•    No kicking
•    No biting
•    No touching groin area
•    No hands, knees or elbows on face
•    No slippery substances allowed on body or clothing

Points (Positive Points):

-Each position must be established for 3 seconds or more being out of any danger of submission in order for points to be awarded.

•    Passing the guard = 3 points
•    Knee on stomach = 2 points
•    Mount position = 2 points
•    Back mount with hooks = 3 points
•    Takedown (ends Guard or Half Guard) = 2 points
•    Clean Takedown (ends passed the guard) = 4 points
•    Sweeps (ends Guard or Half Guard) = 2 points
•    Clean Sweep (ends passed the guard) = 4 points

-Sweep is considered when two fighters are facing each other, change the position from bottom to top and establish it for 3 sec. or more.
-Reversals are considered Sweeps as well.

-When changing multiple positions, points will be awarded only for the position that has been established for 3 seconds or more.
-Every sweep has to be done in one continuous motion in order to be awarded with points.
-Points for a sweep will be awarded only if the fighter initiates the sweep, not if he is being attacked by his opponent and he ends up on top.
-When passing the guard going straight to mount or knee on the stomach in less than 3 seconds points will be given only for passing the guard.


Penalties (Negative Points):

•    When a fighter voluntarily jumps in the guard or goes from standing position to a non-standing position by any means and remains down for 3 seconds or more, he will be punished by a minus point.
•    When a fighter disengages from contact and starts backing up and avoids engaging again he will be punished by minus point.
•    A passive fighter will be warned twice and then will be punished by minus point. The referee will warn the passive player by the wards "WARNING PASSIVITY" – after the first minus given there are not going to be any more warnings and the minus points will be given right-away if the fighter continues to be passive.
•    If a fighter is very passive during the first half of the regular fights when there are no minuses, the referees will still give him WARNINGs for passivity and will punish him with a negative point when the second half of the fight starts!
•    If two fighters (team-mates) make a fixed fight, they will both be disqualified from the tournament.

Hot Video