§ Each match is three rounds in duration, with each round lasting two minutes.
§ The match can end by Knockout, Technical Knockout, Decision, Disqualification, Draw or No Contest.
§ Both the referee and the ring doctor have full authority to stop the fight.
§ The fight is scored by three judges basing on the most dominant player.
§ The three-knockdown rule is in effect (three knockdowns in a round results in a technical knockout).
§ The mandatory eight count is in effect (the referee must count to at least "eight" on all knockdowns).
§ The standing eight count is in effect (the referee has the right to declare a knockdown on a fighter who appears to be in a dangerous condition to continue in the match).
§ A fighter can be saved by the bell only in the last round.
§ No elbow shots, knees on the face
§ Sweeps are allowed
§ Protective gear can be used as long as both fighters have an agreement.
The following actions in Smoker Fight are considered fouls:
§ Using the head or elbow to deliver a blow
§ Attacking the opponent in the groin
§ Delivering wrestling or judo throwing or submission techniques
§ Thumbing, choking or biting the opponent
§ Punching the opponent in the throat
§ Attacking the opponent while he is down or in the process of getting up
§ Attacking the opponent after the referee calls a break
§ Holding the ropes
§ Using offensive language to the referee
§ Attacking the back of the head with a punch
§ Attempting to cause the opponent to fall out of the ring
§ Voluntarily exiting the ring during the course of a match
§ Attacking an opponent who turns around and shows his back (unless the opponent loses his will to fight)
§ Delivering a backspin blow in an unauthorized area
§ Charging inside the opponent's arms with the head held low (inducing a head-butt)
§ Fighting in a passive manner (without attacking), including continuous holding and clinching
§ Attacking more than once while holding the opponent's kicking leg, or while holding the opponent's neck with both hands
A fighter is penalized as follows:
§ Caution – verbal reprimand by the referee
§ Warning – fighter is shown a yellow card
§ Point Deduction – fighter is shown a red card
Two cautions result in one warning. Two warnings result in a point deduction, and three point deductions in one round can result in a disqualification.
A red card is shown automatically if a fighter commits a foul with malicious intent.