Originally Posted by Rosi
Nope, if you look unconscious and you're not giving the referee any response when he asks "are you ok?" then he's right to stop the fight, whether or not you've actually passed out.
I've seen it work in training, but really not a good idea... you don't want to be the boy that cried wolf and end up as a vegetable if one day you happen to get choked out for real.
Good point, thanks for clearing that up Rosi