09.14.17.08

.08 Equipment, Attire, and Appearance.

A. An amateur mixed martial arts contestant shall use:

(1) Hand wraps as described in COMAR 09.14.16.03B;

(2) Open finger gloves, which shall weigh not less than 4 ounces and not more than 7.5 ounces;

(3) A mouth guard;

(4) Shin pads;

(5) Instep pads; and

(6) For male contestants, groin protection.

B. An amateur mixed martial arts contestant may not use:

(1) Shoes or sneakers;

(2) Shorts with a metal zipper;

(3) A shirt, other than a female amateur mixed martial arts contestant, who shall wear a rashguard; or

(4) Grease, oil, balm, lotion, or an excessive amount of petroleum jelly on the face or body.

C. An amateur mixed martial arts contestant shall have properly trimmed fingernails and toenails.