N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 19 § 211.47 - Major and minor fouls

(a) Upon the occurrence of any major foul in any round, the referee may disqualify the offending boxer and award the bout to the fouled boxer or may deduct one or more points from the offending boxer. Major fouls are:
(1) hitting an opponent who is down or who is rising from down;
(2) using the knee against the opponent;
(3) failure to heed the referee's warnings concerning low blows or other minor fouls;
(4) any dangerous and unsportsmanlike conduct in the ring; and
(5) intentional butting; and/or low blows, intentional or unintentional.
(b) It is within the discretion of the referee as to whether the offending boxer should merely be warned or should be deducted one or more points because of the commission of the following minor fouls:
(1) holding an opponent;
(2) deliberately maintaining a clinch;
(3) hitting with the inside or butt of the hand, the wrist or the elbow;
(4) backhand blows;
(5) low blows;
(6) hitting or "flicking" with the open glove;
(7) wrestling or roughing at the ropes;
(8) deliberately striking at that part of the body over the kidneys;
(9) use of pivot blow or rabbit punch;
(10) hitting on a break.


N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 19 § 211.47
Adopted New York State Register September 21, 2016/Volume XXXVIII, Issue 38, eff. 9/21/2016

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