|Flyweight||Up to 105 lbs|
|Super flyweight||105.1–115 lbs|
|Super bantamweight||125.1–135 lbs|
|Super lightweight||155.1–165 lbs|
|Super welterweight||175.1–185 lbs|
|Super middleweight||195.1–205 lbs|
|Light heavyweight||205.1–225 lbs|
|Super heavyweight||Over 265 lbs|
|Flyweight||Up to 95 lbs|
|Light heavyweight||145.1–155 lbs|
|Super heavyweight||Over 185 lbs|
PANCRASE HYBRID FIGHTING™ Rules
No fish hooking.
No fingers in an opponent’s orifices. (Eww!)
No hair pulling. (Besides, that’s so second grade.)
No strikes or grabbing of the throat.
No manipulation of the fingers or toes.
No intentional grabbing of the ring or cage.
No intentional throwing of your opponent outside of the ring or cage. (That stuff belongs in professional wrestling.)
Decision. If a fight lasts all rounds, the outcome is decided by three judges. Each fighting promotion has its own unique point system.
Disqualification (DQ). Think of this as a sort of “three strikes and you’re out” policy. Each time a fighter engages in an illegal move, he receives a warning. After three warnings, he’s disqualified. A DQ can also be called if a fighter has been injured by an illegal move that seemed intentional.
Forfeit. A fighter can announce a forfeit before a match begins if he’s injured.
Knockout (KO). A knockout is when a fighter loses consciousness thanks to his opponent’s strikes.
No contest. If both fighters violate the rules, or if a fighter is injured by an unintentional illegal action, a no-contest call can result. No contest is rarely called in MMA fights.
Submission. If one fighter achieves a submission hold, the fighter trapped in the hold can call defeat by tapping out on his opponent’s body or the mat, or by making a verbal announcement. Some defeated fighters fail to tap out and become incapacitated. In such cases, the referee calls an end to the fight.
Technical knockout (TKO). A technical knockout, when a fight is ended by the referee, doctor, or fighter’s corner, can be called in a few ways. The referee can call one when a fighter is no longer defending himself, usually due to an effective attack by his opponent.
- A doctor can also call a TKO if it’s clear that continuing the fight could be dangerous. And finally, a fighter’s corner can throw in a towel to admit defeat, resulting in a TKO.