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Minimal Suspension Periods after Knockout and RSCH.
 
Single occurrence of knockout or RSCH (Referee Stops Contest– Head). No Loss of Consciousness: If a boxer suffers a knockout with as a result of blows to the head or if the bout is stopped by the referee because the boxer has received heavy blows to the head, then the boxer may not take part in boxing or sparring for a period of at least 30 days afterward.
 
Loss of consciousness less than one Minute: the boxer may not take part in boxing or sparring for a period of at least 28 days afterward.
 
Loss of consciousness more than one Minute: the boxer may not take part in boxing or sparring for a period of at least 45 days afterward
 
Double occurrence of knockout or RSCH If during a period of 90 days after a boxer’s suspension for KO, the boxer is knocked out a second time by the referee due to the boxer having received heavy blows to the head then the boxer may not take part in boxing or sparring for a period of 90 days after the second occurrence.
 
If the first Suspension was 90 days, the repeat suspension will be 180 days. If the first suspension was 180 days, the new suspension will be 365 days.
 
Triple occurrence of knockout or RSCH If during a period of 365 days the boxer suffers a third knockout from head blows, then he may not take part in boxing or sparring for a period of 365 days after the third occurrence.
 
Any combination of knockouts or RSCHs that equal three under these circumstances qualifies for the 365 day suspension.  Any boxer who loses a difficult bout as a result of many blows to the head or who is knocked down in several successive competitions may be barred from taking part in boxing or sparring for a period of 30 days after the last contest on the advice of the fully comprehensive medical carried out by own GP to ensure fighter is fit to fight.
 
All these protective regulations apply when the knockout or severe head trauma occurs in training or in any other activity (sports, auto accidents, etc.).
 
Medical certification after the end of the suspension period. Before a boxer is allowed to fight after the aforementioned periods have elapsed, he must be passed as fit by his physician or a neurologist, if possible after a specialist examination has been conducted and computerized tomography or MRI of the brain has been carried out.
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