Thaiboxing Rules 22. Procedure After a Knock-Out or Technical Knock-Out

If a boxer is knocked unconscious or injured, only the doctor and the referee are allowed in the ring. Any others may only enter at the doctor’s discretion.

A boxer losing by a K.O. or T.K.O. will be immediately treated and undergo a physical examination by the doctor.

Recovery Period – After a match, a boxer is required to rest for a minimum of 21 days prior to fighting again, with the following exceptions:

  • A winner in the first round is required to rest a minimum of 7 days prior to his next fight.
  • The winner in the third round is required to rest a minimum of 14 days prior to his next fight.
  • A boxer losing by T.K.O. or K.O. must rest for a minimum of 30 days prior to his next fight.
  • A boxer specified under Items 23.3.1 – 23.3.3, must be examined by the doctor at the end of each fight, who will then specify his rest period.