If a fighter flagrantly breaks any rule, the official ring referee shall immediately disqualify him. HOWEVER: If the foul is not severe or intentional, the official ring referee shall issue a warning OR point deduction(s) from the offending fighter
2.Eye-Gouging (including with chin or forehead)
3.Pulling, pushing on opponent's face.
4.Kicks and Knees TO THE HEAD & NECK to a fighter who is "on the ground". (when the fighter kicked is not in a "2-point position", standing or crouching on his feet).
5.Fish hooks (to the eyes, nose, ear, or mouth)
9.Single digit manipulation (finger and toe locks)
11.No fingertip or knuckle gouging to the face or any part of the body (including into the throat)
12.Pushing an opponent out of or off the fighting area.
13.No strikes to the: throat, groin, spine.
14.No fingertip strikes or rakes.
15.Lifting, pushing, throwing, or otherwise forcing an opponent out of the ring or cage.
16.Single hand chokes to the throat.
17.Two handed chokes applied directly to the throat and/or windpipe.
1.Fighters may NOT grab the ring ropes or cage AT ANY TIME the two fighters are in contact with each other during the bout in an attempt to stall action, trap his opponent, escape a technique, or otherwise gain advantage in the match.
2.Fighters may momentarily grab the ring ropes or cage to brace or steady themselves or to gain/maintain their balance.
3.If a fighter grabs or otherwise secures any ring rope with a hand, arm, foot or leg during the bout TO AVOID A SUBMISSION HOLD, the referee shall stop the bout and deduct two (2) points from the fighter who so grabbed the rope.
4.If a fighter continually holds the ring ropes to rest, or pull himself from the action, avoid the bout's action, or otherwise gain advantage in the match, the referee will deduct one (1) point from the resting fighter and two (2) points for each additional time.
5.Excessive grabbing or other use of the ring ropes in violation of these rules may result, in the referee's sole discretion, in a fighter's disqualification and an award of the bout to that fighter's opponent.
6.The referee shall verbally instruct fighters to release the ring ropes or cage, when appropriate, prior to warning, deducting points, and/or disqualifying a fighter for violating these rules.