How a professional MMA fight is scored ?

General Rules

3 judges score the bout. And one referee in charge on the ring/cage/octagon.
Scoring is done round by round.
Each round lasts five minutes.
Three rounds for non-title bouts and five rounds for title bouts.
10-Point System.

10–7 Round

A 10 – 7 Round in MMA is when a fighter completely overwhelms their opponent in Effective Striking and/or Grappling and stoppage is warranted.

10–8 Round

A 10 – 8 Round in MMA is where one fighter wins the round by a large margin.

10–9 Round

A 10 – 9 Round in MMA is where one combatant wins the round by a close margin.

10–10 Round

A 10 – 10 round in MMA is when both fighters have competed for whatever duration of time in the round and there is no difference or advantage between either fighter.

Judge Score Card