Contender Cup 2016 – Adult and Junior Tournament

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    Date/Time
    Date(s) - 16/07/2016 - 17/07/2016
    9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

    Location
    Indigo O2, London

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    Saturday July 16th – Adult Tournament  /  Sunday July 17th – Junior Tournament

    MUAY THAI GRAND PRIX Presents the THE CONTENDER CUP

    The O2, London

    The O2, Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX   Tel: 020 8463 2000
    Weigh-in starts at 9am and 1st fight starts at 12pm.

    The promotion team behind MTGP bring you an incredible qualifying tournament where fighters from around the UK with an under ten fight experience (applies to adults only, juniors no limit) can enter into a Grand Prix at the exclusive O2 in London. Selected finalists will be highlighted on a future MTGP EVENT in the near future. The event will boast two boxing rings to keep the action flowing from start to finish.

    A great experience for up and coming talents around the country to showcase their skills & strengths. The knockout tournament is open to all UK gyms.

    Adults

    All competitors have to be over the age of 18
    Preliminary – 3 x 1.5 minutes
    Final – 3 x 2 minutes
    Fighters wear 12oz gloves in the following weight categories -70kg
    Fighters wear 14oz gloves in the following weight categories +70kg
    Shin pads to be worn in all categories.  This applies to all preliminary bouts.  The final bout can be fought bear shin if both parties are in agreement.

    The rules for the adult tournament are located on the Rules page.

    Juniors

    Preliminary – 3 x 1 minutes
    Final – 3 x 2 minutes
    Fighters wear 10oz gloves in the following weight categories -60kg
    Fighters wear 12oz gloves in the following weight categories +60kg

    12 years and under no heads shots.  13 and over, heads shots are aloud.  Head guards will be worn.

    Body shields will be worn for the 10 years and under categories.  11 and 12 years old body shield will be optional.
    Shinpads, body shields and head guards will not be supplied for the kids section.  Only foam type shin pads allowed.

    The rules for the junior tournament are located on the Rules page.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ON OUR INTERACTIVE REGISTRATION FORM

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    THE RULES

    Preliminary – 3 x 1.5 minutes (Adult)

    Preliminary – 3 x 1 minutes (Children)

    Final – 3 x 2 minutes

    Thai rules apply.

    No elbows allowed throughout the tournament.  The scoring is based on the following:

    • A boxer wins the round when hitting more with Muay Thai skills than the opponent.
    • A boxer wins the round when using more forceful Muay Thai skill than the opponents.
    • A boxer wins the round when showing less exhaustion and less damage.
    • A boxer wins the round when showing more aggression.
    • A boxer wins the round when having the better Muay Thai style.
    • A boxer wins the round when having less infringement of the rules.

    Point Scoring System

    All preliminary bouts will be scored by the referee. Finals will be scored by three independent judges. Bouts scored on 10 point must system.

    Referee does not have to give a warning to begin to deduct points; this is down to the referee’s discretion in the preliminary bouts. Referee will give 1 warning, 2nd warning (point deducted) 3rd warning (disqualification) this rule applies in the final bout.

    For more information contact simon@muaythaigp.com

    How to Register for Saturday 3rd of October

    1. To register visit here http://muaythaigp.com/contender-cup-registration
    2. Simply fill in the boxes for each of the seven steps then click the ‘submit my registration via paypal’ icon at the end of the form.
    3. You will be transferred to the secure paypal payment gateway to make your payment of £25.
    4. Once you make your payment the Contender Team will receive your registration and will be notified of your payment.
    5. Your reference will appear on both the paypal email receipt and email confirmation from The Contender Team.

    Note:- Registrations will only be accepted together with a paypal payment.

     

    Men – Categories

    -55kg
    -60kg
    -65kg
    -70kg
    -75kg
    -80kg
    -85kg
    -90kg
    +90kg

    Women – Categories

    -45kg
    -50kg
    -55kg
    -60kg
    -65kg
    -70kg
    -75kg
    -80kg
    +80kg

    Men Veterans – Categories

    -60kg
    -65kg
    -70kg
    -75kg
    -80kg
    -85kg
    -90kg
    +90kg

    Boys – Categories

    10 year old and under
    -25kg
    -30kg
    -35kg
    -40kg
    +40kg

    11 & 12 year old
    -30kg
    -35kg
    -40kg
    -45kg
    +45kg

    13, 14 & 15 year old
    -40kg
    -45kg
    -50kg
    -55kg
    -60kg
    -65kg
    -70kg
    +70kg

    16 & 17 year old
    -55kg
    -60kg
    -65kg
    -70kg
    -75kg
    +75kg

    Girls – Categories

    10 year old and under
    -25kg
    -30kg
    -35kg
    -40kg
    +40kg

    11 & 12 year old
    -30kg
    -35kg
    -40kg
    -45kg
    +45kg

    13, 14 & 15 year old
    -40kg
    -45kg
    -50kg
    -55kg
    -60kg
    -65kg
    -70kg
    +70kg

    16 & 17 year old
    -55kg
    -60kg
    -65kg
    -70kg
    +70kg