United States Fight League
Pankration, Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts

Rules



Class C and Class B Limited Contact Use of Force Guidelines
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SPECIAL UNITED STATES FIGHT LEAGUE RULES
Slightly modified from FILA International Rules to conform with athletic commission standards

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"A” Class Rules prohibit ground strikes to the head.

“B” Class Rules prohibit any strikes above the collar bone, standing and ground.

“C” Class Rules prohibit all strikes.



“A” Class Rules – Full Contact Pankration (Seniors 18 yrs & older only)

        ·         Takedowns, Ground Control, Submissions, Body and Head Strikes are allowed.

        ·         Some potentially dangerous strikes, takedowns and submissions are prohibited.

        ·         Strikes to the face while grounded are prohibited

        ·         Matches are won by score, stoppage , knockout , disqualification or submission.  

        ·         Rules and regulations of local boxing/athletic commission may supersede actual rules.

 


“B” Class Rules – Limited Contact Pankration (All age groups)

·         Takedowns, Ground Control, Submissions and Body Strikes are allowed. Strikes above the collar bone are prohibited.

·         Techniques must be executed with no ill intent and matches cannot be won by knockout, brutality or with deliberate intent to cause injury.

·         Some potentially dangerous strikes, takedowns and submissions are prohibited.

·         Submissions must be executed with applied pressure allowing time to submit before injury.

·         Strikes must be focused and delivered in a controlled manner ensuring proper placement.

·         Matches are won by score or by properly applied submission technique.

 “C” Class Rules – Grappling Only (all age groups)

·         Takedowns, Ground Control and Submissions are allowed.

·         Techniques must be executed with no ill intent and matches cannot be won by brutality or with deliberate intent to cause injury.

·         Some potentially dangerous takedowns and submissions are prohibited.

·         Submissions must be executed with applied pressure allowing time to submit before injury.
·         Matches are won by score or by properly applied submission technique. 
 



                                     


                                                                                                    

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