(c) All stools and chairs used must be thoroughly cleaned or replaced
after the conclusion of each bout.
For each bout, the promoter shall provide a clean water bucket and a
clean plastic water bottle in each corner.
13:46-24A.5 Specifications for bandages on mixed martial artist's
(a) In all weight classes, the bandages on each contestant's hand
shall be restricted to soft gauze cloth not more than 13 yards in length
and two inches in width, held in place by not more than 10 feet of
surgeon's tape, one inch in width, for each hand.
(b) Surgeon's adhesive tape shall be placed directly on each hand for
protection near the wrist. The tape may cross the back of the hand twice
and extend to cover and protect the knuckles when the hand is clenched
to make a fist.
(c) The bandages shall be evenly distributed across the hand.
(d) Bandages and tape shall be placed on the contestant's hands in
the dressing room in the presence of the inspector and in the presence
of the manager or chief second of his or her opponent.
(e) Under no circumstances are gloves to be placed on the hands of a
contestant until the approval of the inspector is received.
13:46-24A.6 Mouth pieces
(a) All contestants are required to wear a mouthpiece during
competition. The mouthpiece shall be subject to examination and approval
by the attending physician.
(b) The round cannot begin without the mouthpiece in place.
(c) If the mouthpiece is involuntarily dislodged during competition,
the referee shall call time, clean the mouthpiece and reinsert the
mouthpiece at the first opportune moment, without interfering with the
13:46-24A.7 Protective equipment
(a) Male mixed martial artists shall wear a groin protector of their
own selection, of a type approved by the Commissioner.
(b) Female mixed martial artists are prohibited from wearing groin
(c) Female mixed martial artists shall wear a chest protector during
competition. The chest protector shall be subject to approval of the
(a) The gloves shall be new for all main events and in good condition
or they must be replaced.
(b) All contestants shall wear either four, five or six ounce gloves,
supplied by the promoter and approved by the commission. No contestant
shall supply their own gloves for participation.