Rules

In basic Thaiboxing rules, Thaiboxing match formally have no more than 3 rounds, each round take 2 minutes to last, with a one minutes rest period in between. No additional round is allowed.
Boxers must regularly wear gloves, each weighing not less than 6 ounces (172 gramm) in Thai boxing rules. The gloves must not be squeezed, kneaded or crushed to change its original shape.
Contestants must wear only trunks (red or blue according to their corners) appropriately fit their bodies.
Contestants must wear standard supporters or sturdy athletic cups to protect their groin,Gum shield may be used.
Contestants wear no shirts nor shoes, but ankle cap is permitted.
A sacred cord known as Mongkol can be worn around the head only during the pre-fight ritual of paying homage to ancestral teachers of Thaiboxing, to be removed before the start of the fight.
Metal or other equipments that will be harmful to the opponent is prohibited.

The complete details of Thai boxing rules are listed below:
• Thaiboxing Rules 1. • The Ring
• Thaiboxing Rules 2. • Ring Accessories
• Thaiboxing Rules 3. • Boxing Gloves
• Thaiboxing Rules 4. • Bandages
• Thaiboxing Rules 5. • Dress Code
• Thaiboxing Rules 6. • Classification of Weight Dividions
• Thaiboxing Rules 7. • Wai Kru and Round Definition
• Thaiboxing Rules 8. • Boxers
• Thaiboxing Rules 9. • Seconds
• Thaiboxing Rules 10. • Match Committee
• Thaiboxing Rules 11. • The Referee
• Thaiboxing Rules 12. • The Judges
• Thaiboxing Rules 13. • Final Authority Decisions
• Thaiboxing Rules 14. • Chairman’s Duties
• Thaiboxing Rules 15. • Time Keeper and Announcer
• Thaiboxing Rules 16. • The Decision
• Thaiboxing Rules 17. • Scoring Practice
• Thaiboxing Rules 18. • Fouls and Strikes Violating the Rules
• Thaiboxing Rules 19. • Knock Down
• Thaiboxing Rules 20. • Doctor’s Qualifications
• Thaiboxing Rules 21. • Medical Inspection
• Thaiboxing Rules 22. • Procedure After a Knock-Out or Technical Knock-Out
• Thaiboxing Rules 23. • Drug Usage
• Thaiboxing Rules 24. • Interpretation