UWW makes changes in Greco-Roman wrestling rules, will be applicable from Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series

United World Wrestling (UWW) announced rules modification which came into effect from February 1. In Greco-Roman, a modification has been made to passivity governance, incorporating an option for a third Par Terre.

According to the new rules. in a match, for first passivity (regardless which wrestler), active wrestler receives 1 point and can choose between standing or Par Terre wrestling.

On second passivity, active wrestler will receive 1 point and can choose between standing or Par Terre wrestling.

Beyond this, if there is any further passivity, the bout is stopped and the active wrestler can choose between standing or Par Terre wrestling. The active wrestler will not be awarded any point.

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