In this edition of “Ask the Ref with Kim Winslow”, the world’s first female professional mixed martial arts referee explains the often misunderstood rule regarding knees to the head of a grounded opponent. She explains what exactly constitutes a “grounded opponent” and how the rules apply when a fighter intentionally grounds their self in order to avoid knees to the head from their opponent.
Professional mixed martial arts referee Kim Winslow discusses the rules regarding the “back of the head” in MMA competition and why protecting the back of the head is so important.
The world’s very first female pro mixed martial arts referee Kim Winslow answers your questions about MMA rules and regulation in this new ProMMAnow.com blog.
Not everyone wants to be an MMA fighter, but what should one do if they dream of being near the action? There are several jobs they can take on – coach, announcer, judge, cut-man, or even referee.