Pan American Jiu Jitsu Champion Dillon Danis is in Ireland as a training partner to Conor McGregor ahead of the UFC champion's bout at UFC 205. Conor gave us his thoughts on Dillon's upcoming grappling match against Jackson Sousa at Polaris 4 on October 29th, as well as his feelings on competing in jiu jitsu and the other disciplines that make up MMA.

TERERE x SHAOLIN

TERERE x SHAOLIN

Gilbert Burns x Garry Tonon

Gilbert Burns x Garry Tonon

MINOWAMAN x AJ Agazarm

MINOWAMAN x AJ Agazarm

Jackson Sousa x Dillon Danis

Jackson Sousa x Dillon Danis

Masakazu Imanari x Nathan Orchard

Masakazu Imanari x Nathan Orchard

Eduardo Teta Rios vs Charles Negromonte

Eduardo Teta Rios vs Charles Negromonte

Dominkya Obelenyte x Yas Wilson

Dominkya Obelenyte x Yas Wilson

Tom Breese x Ben Dyson

Tom Breese x Ben Dyson

 

POLARIS 4

Saturday, October 29, 2016

at the newly refurbished Lighthouse in Poole, UK

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THE RULES

Illegal Methods / Movements

  • Eye gouging or fish hooking
  • Grabbing fingers, ears, hair, toes, or other extremity 
  • No posting on faces / one-handed windpipe grip
  • Slamming above 50cm (high amplitude throws / takedowns will not be penalised) 


Legal Techniques

  • Chokes (except using fingers to crush windpipe)
  • Joint locks involving shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee, ankle. Neck cranks are legal in no-gi bouts.
  • Illegal in gi bouts: Spine / neck locks, heel hooks 

General Rules

  • Winner is signified via tapout, verbal submission (voluntary or involuntary), or being unable to continue the bout due to injury
  • 15 minutes time limit
  • If there is no submission the bout will be decided by judges' decision. See  "The For and Against system:
    Judging System for Exhibition Bouts and Superfights"
  • In no-gi bouts the athletes must not grip any clothing
  • Referee will be on stage to officiate the bout, ensure rules are followed and advise fighters when they get too near the edge of the mat, in which case they will be paused and returned to the centre of the mat in the same position. If no agreement on positioning can be made the athletes will be stood up at the centre of the ring
  • Overall a high standard of sportsmanship is required before, during and after the fights.