In MMA, the Unified rules of mixed martial arts uses a 10-point must system established by the New Jersey State Athletic Commission. This system is used primarily by almost all mixed martial arts promotions from across the world. Typically, judges will see if a fighter is controlling the round of a fight.
Like Boxing, three judges will oversee an MMA match.
Dependent on the state athletic commission and MMA promotion, a fighter can lose points if a referee deducts a point for some of the following reasons:
In the event if a point is deducted, a fighter can at maximum receive nine points for that round.