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General Rules

  • Bets will be settled on the official result immediately after the fight. Later announcements, enquiries or changes to the official result won't affect settlement. In the event of a wrong result being read out in error, then bets will be settled on the corrected result.
  • If a fighter is substituted all bets on the fight will be made void.
  • If a fighter is disqualified, then the opposing fighter will be settled as the winner by method of KO/TKO/Stoppage in the round the fight is stopped in.
  • If the fight is postponed due to a fighter pulling out then bets will be void.
  • If a fight gets moved to another UFC event then all bets placed before the change of schedule will stand.
  • If the fight is declared a No Contest then bets will be void

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Any bets on a fighter to win a title/become champion of a division will only be settled once the named fighter has won the official UFC title. Interim titles do not count for settlement purposes.

Fight Outright

You're betting on: Who will be the official winner of the fight.

  • If the fight ends in a draw, bets will be void

Fight Outcome

You're betting on: which fighter will win and whether they win it during the fight, or on points (e.g. St. Pierre to win on points).

  • If the fight gets stopped before the scheduled rounds are completed and it goes to the judges scorecards the fight will be settled as a decision victory
  • A points victory is only when the full number of rounds has been completed.
  • If the fight ends in a draw, bets will be void

Method of Victory

You're betting on: which fighter will win and by what method (e.g. Jones win by knockout).

  • Bets will be settled on the official result immediately after the fight.
  • If the fight ends in a draw, bets will be void

KO/TKO/Stoppage - Typically this is when a fighter is knocked down and unable to continue, or when the referee steps in to stop the fight. The doctor or fighter's corner can also stop the fight or if the fighter retires due to injury.
Submission – Referee stoppage due to a tap out, referee stoppage due to technical submission, or fighter gives up.
Decision – When the fight goes the distance the judges will then score each round to decide the winner.
Technical Decision - The fight is stopped before the scheduled number of rounds are completed resulting in the bout going to the judges' scorecards, e.g. for an accidental clash of heads etc.

Round Betting

You're betting on: Which round the fight will be won in.

  • If a fighter withdraws during the period between rounds, the fight is deemed to have ended in the previous round. The bell will signal the end of a round and the bell being sounded again will signal the start of the next.
  • If the fight goes to the judges scorecard before the scheduled number of rounds is completed then we will settle as a points victory to the winner.
  • A points victory is only when the full number of rounds has been completed.
  • If the fight ends in a draw, bets will be void

Round And Method Of Victory

You’re betting on: The winning selection will be determined based on which round the fight ends and the method of victory. Bets will be settled as losers if the fight ends in a decision.

Under/Over Round Betting

You're betting on: whether there will be more than or less than a certain number of rounds and time completed in the fight.

  • For settlement purposes where a half round is stated then 2 minutes 30 seconds of the respective round will define the half to determine under or over.
  • If a bout is stopped during a round, before 2 mins 30 seconds will be deemed as under with anything after this time deemed as over.
  • For Example: If Total Rounds 2.5 (Under/Over) is quoted, then the midway point in Round 3 is the under/over line.
  • If the fight is stopped at exactly 2 minutes 30 seconds of the round bets will be made void.

When Will The Fight End?

You're betting on: When the fight will end. This includes the bout being concluded by any method other than a ‘No Contest’, at which bets would be made void.

Fight to go the distance

You're betting on: whether or not the fight will be concluded in the full stated rounds.

  • If the fight is concluded before the stated rounds are over, then the match has not gone the distance

Fight To End Within 59 Seconds

You’re betting on: Whether the fight will end within the first 59 seconds of Round 1. The official time supplied by UFC.com will be used to settle this market.

Round 1 Win Specials

You're betting on: the fighter to win in the 1st Round only & to win by either, KO/TKO/Stoppage or Submission.

  • The timing will be settled on the official result announced at the end of the contest.
  • 'To Win within the first minute' will be settled as a winner if the official ruling is between 0 - 60 seconds
  • 'To Win within the first 2 minutes' will be settled as a winner if the official ruling is between 0 - 120 seconds
  • 'To Win within the first 3 minutes' will be settled as a winner if the official ruling is between 0 - 180 seconds
  • 'To Win within the first 4 minutes' will be settled as a winner if the official ruling is between 0 - 240 seconds

Submission Outcome

You’re betting on: What type of submission will cause the fight to end. The market will be settled based on the official result supplied by UFC.com If the fighter does not submit or is unable to submit, but the referee steps in to cause an end to the contest, then the method of submission announced by the UFC will be used to settle the market.

Total KO's / Submissions on the night

You're betting on:The total number of Knockouts or Submissions achieved within the fights specified

  • For settlement purposes the method of victory declared by the UFC following the conclusion of the contests will be used to determine the result.

Either Fighter Wins

You're betting on:Whether either of the 2 fighters in the contest will win by any method in the specified round.

  • If the fight goes to a decision all selections will be settled as losers.

Either Fighter Wins By

You're betting on:What method of finish will result in an end to the fight, either KO/TKO, Submission or Decision.

  • For settlement purposes the method of victory declared by the UFC following the conclusion of the contest will be used to determine the result.
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