for the body.
Namman Muay is a specific item and should not be confused with
other oils, greases, ointments, balms or butters such as Tiger Balm,
IcyHot or Cocoa Butter.
Namman Muay liniment is allowed to warm the fighter up prior to
Namman Muay liniment is not allowed to the face, neck or head of
a fighter, but can be applied to the body, arms and legs.
The use of Monsel's Solution for the stopping of hemorrhage in
the ring is prohibited.
No "Smelling Salts" or related medicines are allowed in
the corner. The use of shall result in immediate disqualification
and a $500.00 fine.
If a pro fighter the fine shall be $500 or 10% of the fighter’s
purse, whichever is greater.
NUMBER OF ALLOWED CORNERMEN
Amateur or Pro Bouts
You are allowed "*3" corner-men/women total in the fighters
The Promoter has the right to only allow "TWO" corner-men unless
an USMTA Title bout, in which case 3 are always allowed.
One may enter the ring on the round break.
One may stand outside the ropes on the ring platform.
One shall remain on the floor of the venue.
YOUR ACTION DURING ROUND BREAKS
One cornerman MUST enter the ring during the round break
to shield his fighter from the view of his opponent.
Please do not be a Lazy corner-man and stand outside the ropes.
Stay in your corner of the ring.
Do not aggressively complain to the referee. Calm discussion is
allowed if you wish the referee to pay closer attention to something
the other fighter may be doing.
Always clean up your fighter's corner when a round break is over.
(Ice, water etc.)
If you feel your fighter is injured from something like a cut or
symptoms of a head or body injury, you may request to the referee to
have the ringside physician look at your fighter to assure their
safety and that they are fit to continue to the next round.
NO THROWING WATER during the round breaks.
When the 10 second gong goes and the referee commands "Seconds
OUT!" you must immediately exit the ring.
Failure to do so could cost your fighter a point deduction.
DURING THE FIGHTING ROUNDS
All Corner-men/Trainers are required to keep their shoulders
below the ring mat level during a bout.
If you choose to sit on the ring corner stairs, keep your
shoulders below the ring mat level.
DO NOT Use Rude or Abusive Language when coaching from your
corner and Do not Yell abusive language or remarks at your fighter's
The Fine for such an offense begin at $250 and increase depending
on the severity of the action taken such as if who it was directed
at and what was said.
Please keep your coaching volume down.
NO THROWING OF ANY OBJECT during the bout.
The Fine for such an offense begin at $1,000 and increase
depending on the results of the action taken such as if any injury
occurred, who it was thrown at, etc. etc.
Do not stand up or lean on the edge of the ring mat/floor when
bout is in progress.
Do not slap the ring mat when the bout is in progress when bout
is in progress.
Do not touch the ring ropes until the bell sounds ending the
During the bout and even when the round is coming to an end, DO
NOT climb up towards the ring!
PROMOTERS EVENT EQUIPMENT
If you cut ANY part of the fight gloves you will be fined $250.00
which must be paid "TO THE PROMOTER" prior to leaving the
If you or your fighter or anyone associated with you, abuse, harm
or destroy any property owned or regulated by the promoter or the
USMTA you will be charged for the damages plus fined a minimum
of $250.00 and be subject to a possible suspension. All fines and
suspensions shall be determined by the USMTA.
THROWING IN THE TOWEL
Chief corner-man may throw a towel into the ring to stop the bout
if they feel their fighter is getting beat too badly or if they feel
their fighter is outclassed. This saves the referee from making a
questionable stop and is considered an honorable move by the corner,
who has done so to protect his or her fighter. After doing so the
cornerman must immediately follow the towel by going through the
ropes and into the ring. DO NOT throw the towel at your
opponent or the referee. Doing so will result in a minimum $250.00
fine, amateur or pro.
TRAINERS OF JUNIOR (8-17) FIGHTERS
If ANY USMTA Event Official feels that a trainer is being
verbally or physically abusive to a "Minor" under the age of
18, that trainer "WILL" face disciplinary actions as
determined by the USMTA Event Representative, even DURING
a bout in action. If the trainer/cornerman is offensive or rude to
the USMTA Official or USMTA Event Representative
presenting the discipline, the trainer "WILL" be banned from the
ring and fined by the USMTA. We understand that many coaches
will become verbally aggressive with their fighters. However "PHYSICAL
ABUSE" in any way (Grabbing a fighters headgear, hitting a
fighter etc.) WILL NOT BE TOLERATED! Disciplinary actions
for such an offense could be:
Disqualification from being a cornerman for the duration of the
bout in question.
Disqualification from being a cornerman for the entire event the
misconduct took place.
Suspended from being a cornerman on any USMTA Sanctioned
event for a time to be determined by the USMTA.