Sports, Racing, and Athletics

CHAPTER 41-5.2
Mixed Martial Arts

SECTION 41-5.2-10

§ 41-5.2-10. Uniform rules – Hand bandage specifications.

(a) In all weight classes, the bandages on each contestant's hand shall be restricted to soft gauze cloth not more than thirteen (13) yards in length and two inches (2") in width, held in place by not more than ten feet (10') 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.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2009, ch. 312, § 1; P.L. 2009, ch. 313, § 1.)