They have to treat it as a point deduction. No warnings. One finger to the eye will change the fight dramatically. You can't see...your eyes are stinging and your brain isn't registering as sharp as it should be.
Second eye poke is disqualification...done!
Koscheck is notorious for that. It's a dirty tactic.
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.