WMMA FC TIMEKEEPER’S DUTIES:
REQUIRED EQUIPMENT & USE OF
o All necessary sound and recording equipment shall be provided by the Official Event Timekeeper.
o This includes
The whistle is used by the timekeeper to inform the referee, judges, trainers & the fighters when there is 10 seconds left in the round break.
After the timekeeper blows the whistle once, they will shout out „Seconds out!”
TWO Stop watches
For official timing of the rounds and rest periods.
Extra in case one fails.
WMMA FC approved round bell.
Hammer or Slap Paddle.
This is used to slap together or hit the ring canvas „3” Times when there is 10 seconds remaining in the fighting round.
o The bell will be no higher than the floor level of the ring.
o The bell or gong shall be of clear tone so that the fighters and assistants may easily hear it.
o • TIMEKEEPERS DUTIES
o See „REQUIRED EQUIPMENT & USE OF” above plus the following
To keep official time of each bout.
To assist the referee in counting over a downed fighter in the case of a knockdown.
When a fighter is knocked down or purposely falls down without the will to stand, the Timekeeper must begin the count of the downed fighter once the fallen fighter touches the ring floor. The timekeeper will do so by the use of his/her fingers clear and visible, high over his/her head until the referee picks up the count from them.