- The League name is the IBL: International Battle League
- It is an AMATEUR "TEAM" Fight League for Mixed Martial
- Each event must be sanctioned by either a State Athletic/Boxing Commission
or a Nationally Recognized Amateur MMA Sanctioning Body of the Promoters choice
that has been pre-approved by the IBL.
- If your event is sanctioned by the ISCF, International Sport
Combat Federation your ISCF
Event Representative will double as your IBL
- If your event is sanctioned by a State Athletic/Boxing Commission or a IBL approved Nationally Recognized Amateur MMA
Sanctioning Body, the event Promoter will have to have an additional Official
IBL Event Representative in attendance at
- MARKETING - EXPOSURE
- Apparel, Equipment, Posters, Logo Clothing & Merchandise Items.
- All Team merchandise must have the Official IBL
Logo with their Team Logo on any merchandise.
- Team Owners retain 100% of the fees from sales of such merchandise.
- This provides an excellent way for each Team to raise expense money without
needing to pay any IBL "Copyright
or Trademark" fees.
- Teams cannot sell merchandise with ONLY the IBL
Logo. These rights remain property of the IBL.
- Amateur Fighters cannot receive any portion of financial income.
- The IBL will advertise through print
ads and press releases on:
- Internet Web Media Sites.
- Print - Magazine Media.
- Radio - TV Media.
- The Team Owner is responsible for himself, or the appointment of his own
Sponsorship Team to seek out and attain their own sponsorship income to assist
in the financial obligations of their Team.
- The coach and the owner can be the same person, however, it would be less
of a burden on the coach if they were separated.
- The coach is responsible for fielding and training his/her team.
- Their can be more than 1 Coach per Team. Whether they be called a "Co-Coach"
or an "Assistant Coach" can be determined by the Team.
- On Each Event, Teams will match up 5 fighters from the following
weightclasses. The weightclasses for each event will be determined during
pre-event matchmaking. There may be more than 1 bout per weightclass.
- MEN OR WOMEN
- Featherweight, 135 lbs. to 145 lbs.
- Lightweight, 145 lbs. to 155 lbs.
- Welterweight, 155 lbs. to 170 lbs.
- Middleweight, 170 lbs. to 185 lbs.
- Light Heavyweight, 185 lbs. to 205 lbs.
- All Fighters must be a Registered Fighter with the
ISCF to be eligible to be on an IBL League Team.
- All fighters are AMATEUR Fighters and cannot have fought as a professional
in ANY Full Contact Fight Sport.
- Each TEAM will vary in the number of their fighters. This is because their
match-ups will be different for each IBL League event. Some Teams may also have
Alternate Fighters to fill slots of other fighters if a certain fighter cannot
- FIGHTER SELECTION
- Teams can register fighters for their Team from ANYWHERE in the USA.
- POINT SYSTEM
- AWP: Accumulated WIN Points
- Total of WIN Points of each bout a fighter competed in.
- Win = 1 Point
- Lose = 0 Points.
- In the case of a Forfeit - Ex: Opponent no shows - the opposing
fighter will receive the HIGHEST allowed points.
- HWP: How Won Points
- In case of any TIES with the Accumulated WIN Points, these points shall be
thrown out and the League will review the fighters HWP.
- First Round Win (Knockout, TKO, Submission): 30 Points
- Second Round Win (Knockout, TKO, Submission): 20 Points
- 3rd Round Win (Knockout, TKO, Submission): 10 Points
- Judges Decision Win: 5 Points.
- Each COMPETITION will consist of 3 TEAMS.
- These Teams will be 1 HOME TEAM with 2 visiting TEAMS and a Roster of 4
Challenge Fighters challenging for spots on an IBL
- All visiting Teams will pay their own travel fees to get to the event which
- TEAM Match-ups will be determined by a schedule announced by the IBL & The ISCF.
- When the Teams compete, it would of course be one TEAM Vs another TEAM.
- On each event, two IBL Teams will
match up in a head to head IBL Regional
- During competition, each WIN by a fighter counts as a Win Point for his
- The third IBL Team attending the
event will be matched-up against another "Challenge" Team or "Challenge
Fighters" made up of fighters challenging for positions on an IBL Team. The win or loss for the IBL Challenge Team as well as the Challenge
fighters will not count towards the Regional Standings or the Personal Standings
looked at for the IBL Grand Prix. However,
the fights will be real and will count on the fighters real MMA Record.
- At the end of each competition, the TEAM with the most WIN points, wins the
- The BEST TWO Teams in each Conference will now be part of the Conference
- IBL ALL
STAR GRAND PRIX
- This is not a League of Teams owned by the league (IBL) or the sanctioning body (ISCF) which is a conflict of interest.
- This concept clearly separates the IBL/ISCF Leadership from the TEAMS just as in other
successful Team Leagues such as the NFL or NBA.
- The only difference here is that this is an AMATEUR League.
- Sponsorship can be attained by the IBL/ISCF for the League as well as for the Teams.
- Each Team has the right to attain a Team Sponsor.