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World Muayboran


1.The Tatani.

  1. Dress.
  2. Weight Classifications.
  3. Number of Rounds.
  4. Medical Examiantion & Weigh – in.
  5. Drows & Byes with Diagrams.
  6. Fighting Technique.
  7. Awarding of Scoring Points.
  8. Fouls.

10.Fouls that don’t score.

11.Score Result if Equal.


13.Protest Procedure.








The Tatami / Floor area shall conform to the following specification:


1.1 Size. The Tatami inner area size shall be 8.00 metres x 8.00 metres (26 feet x

26 feet) and be Red in colour, with a larger area called the safety zone which shall

be 12.00 metres x 12.00 metres (39 feet x 39 feet) which will be Blue in colour, for

the Tatami areas to comply with world & NOC /OCA rules, measured from the inner

Side of the area.


For Tnternational competitions, the Tatami area will be the same as above.


1.2 Tatami floor and corners. The Tatami floor shall be soundly constructed with no


1.3 The Tatami floor padding. The Tatami floor shall be rubber or other flexible

matted materials not less than 1.30 centlmetres (1/2 inch) and not more than 1.90

centimetres (3/4 inch) thick.


The Tatami must be equipped as follows:


1.4 Three seats at corners for each athlete and his seconds to wait for the contest.

1.5 Two jugs of water, two water buckets together with two plastic cups or tumblers.

1.6 Round stools for boxers to rest on between rounds.

1.7 Tables and chairs for the ofhc1als-in-charge

1.8 A bel1.

1.9 The Organising committee score forms/sheets.

1.10 Two stopwatches.

1.11 A microphone, amplifier and 1oudspeaker equipment.

1.12 A first aid kit.

1.13 A stretcher for the injured.

1.14 Two pairs of hand mitts, manufactured by the same factory, as specified in Rulr 2.2

1.15 A score board to indicate the score.



Athletes entering competitions shall be dressed in accordance with the foylowing:


2.1 Traditional Uniform, the colour based on the comer (Red or Blue), including sacred headband (Mongkon) whilst paying homage to teacher and completed Wai

Kru, a sacred cloth (Pa Pradjeat) may be tied to either one or both upper arms.


Other amulets or charms may be permitted to be tied around the wais, but must be

totally covered to avooid causing any damage during the contest.


2.2 Traditional hand mitts, or traditional ropes or bandages will be determined by the

orgamsing competition committee.


2.3 Elasticised shin & Elbow Guards must used red or blue according to his corner

as provided for them by the organising committee and the Executive committee or

organising committee must approve the protection


2.4 Mouth protection must be worn by all athletes.


2.5 Athletes must wear a groin guard protection made of metall for male & female.


2.6 Athletes shall be bare-foot and toenails shall be cut short.



Weight Classifications Metric Measurement




Over kg’s             Not Exceeding kg’s

Pin Weight          42kg       45kg

Light Weight       45kg       48kg

Flyweight            48kg       51kg

Bantamweight  51kg       54kg

Feathweight      54kg       57kg

Lightweight        57kg       60kg

Light Welterweight         60kg       63.5kg

Welterweight    63.5kg   67kg

LightMeddleweight        67kg       71kg

Meddleweight  71kg       75kg

LightHeavyweight            75kg       81kg

Cruiseweight     81kg       86kg

Heavyweight     86kg       91kg

Super Heavyweight        91+





The contest shall consist of 2 rounds of 2 minutes each; the intervals between

rounds must be one full minute.


Stoppage time needed for cautions, warning, oradjusting dress or equipment or

other reasons will not be included in the said two minutes.


In the case of the scorecards being drawn a third (3rd) round will take place of 2

minutes .

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