Nathan - valid point, but I think that would be a matter for the fighter to discuss with the promoter rather than an issue for SAFE MMA itself.
I have a company car and every year I have to show my employer that I have a valid driving licence or they won't let me drive. They didn't pay for my driving lessons though.
I'm watching the video that we're currently uploading to the Your MMA youtube channel now, and there's a lot of clarity there.
Keep your eyes peeled http://www.youtube.com/yourmma.
Interesting is that if you're a Safe MMA registered fighter fighting for a Safe MMA registered promotion and you opt to take a fight on a non-Safe MMA promotion, you'll have to re-submit bloods again due to the fact that you're fighting on a show with no bloods etc. If it has bloods, you will just have to sent that proof for your opponent through I believe.
But the smaller promotions can't afford to join up.
I suspect as a result of this, we'll start seeing a greater separation between amateur and pro. There'll probably be more amateur only events, and maybe some fighters won't be so quick to jump on the pro bandwagon without getting experience at amateur first. I think that's a good thing.
This was my concern also. But the scheme is for pro only.