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NSAC Proposes Some Changes For Mixed Martial Arts Events, Including Instant Replay

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The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has made a proposal to set Instant Replay during mixed martial arts events.  They have also proposed a few other changes for MMA, which can be found at this link.

Here are a few examples of what the NSAC wants for MMA:

Instant Replay:

Sec. 7. NAC 467.682 is hereby amended to read as follows:

A referee may view a replay, if available, at the conclusion of a contest or exhibition stopped immediately due to an injury to an unarmed combatant pursuant to NAC 467.718 in order to determine whether the injury in question was caused by a legal blow or a foul.

(a) If the determination is made that the injury was the result of a legal blow, the injured unarmed combatant shall be determined to have lost the contest via technical knockout.
(b) If the determination is made that the injury was the result of a foul, it must be determined whether the foul was intentional or accidental.
(1) If deemed intentional, the outcome of the contest shall be determined in accord with NAC 467.698; or
(2) If deemed accidental, the outcome of the contest shall be determined in accord with NAC 467.702 or 467.7966.

Foreign substances:

Sec. 10. NAC 467.7962 is hereby amended to read as follows:

467.7962 The following acts constitute fouls in a contest or exhibition of mixed martial arts:

32. Applying any foreign substance to the hair or body that could result in an advantage.

Five-round non-title bouts:

2. A championship contest of mixed martial arts or any other mixed martial arts contest or exhibition which the Commission considers to be a special event must [be] not exceed five rounds in duration.

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