French Judo Vs. MMA

Translation of article by Alexandre Ferret, “MMA: When the Leaders of French Judo Fall on their Heads”, published today by French magazine,”Le Point”. See here for orginal French text: http://www.lepoint.fr/sport/mma-quand-les-dirigeants-du-judo-mondial-tombent-sur-la-tete-27-02-2015-1908374_26.php Respect, courage, honour, friendship, sincerity, self-control and modesty. Such are the fundamental values inculcated in judokas from their youngest age and listed…

IMMAF President Responds to Rougé’s Attack on MMA

FOLLOWING FRENCH JUDO PRESIDENT’S COMMENTS TO MAGAZINE, L’EQUIPE (London. February 24th 2015) International Mixed Martial Arts Federation president, Bertrand Amoussou, has responded to the latest verbal attack on the sport of MMA by French Judo Federation president Jean Luc Rougé. Speaking to French magazine, L’Equipe, Rougé recently stated that anyone…

POLISH MMA FEDERATION TRYOUTS RESULTS

The Polish MMA Federation (PLMMAF) has announced the results of the second event in its National Amateur MMA Tryouts series. The matches took place on 20th of February, in Opole, Poland. As a result the following athletes have secured a place in the National Finals to compete for a place on the Polish…

BAMMA 18 CLEARED BY SAFE MMA (UK)

FOR TONIGHT – 21st FEBRUARY 2015 (London.21st February 2015) Tonight’s BAMMA 18 event at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall (UK) is medically sanctioned by Safe MMA. All professional fighters on the card have been approved to compete by Safe MMA doctors. A founding member of Safe MMA since its inception in…

UFC Raises the Bar with PEDS Policy

WATCH  FULL PRESS CONFERENCE HERE: http://www.ufc.com/media/ufc-press-event-2015   In light of recent high profile drugs use incidents among UFC fighters, the promotion held a press conference yesterday on 18th February 2015 to address the issue. UFC executives Lorenzo Fertitta, Dana White and Lawrence Epstein discussed the current state of performance-enhancing drug use…

IMMAF Welcomes Paraguay

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is pleased to welcome Paraguay as it is joined by the Federacion Paraguaya de Kick Boxing Muay Thai & MMA (FPKBMY Y MMA) In an official statement, President Hugo Lobo said: “We are very happy to represent IMMAF. We have been a force…

PLMMAF Holds Polish MMA Tryouts for Vegas

On 30th January in Wilanow in Warsaw, the Polish MMA Federation (PLMMAF) held the 1st round of its tryouts for the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA, which takes place in Las Vegas (USA) this summer.   The following winners of the event have qualified for the finals that are scheduled…

IMMAF 2014 on Extreme Sports Channel

Extreme Sports Channel will be showing the 2 part “IMMAF 2014” highlight show on Monday 16th February and Tuesday 17th February 2015. See teaser trailer here: As advertised in the channel’s February highlights guide: “If you’re a fan off MMA you can’t afford to miss IMMAF 2014, showing all the…

Polish MMA Federation Partners with MMANIA.PL

The Polish MMA Federation is pleased to announce Polish MMA newsite, MMAANIA.PL, as its official media partner. PLMMAF representative Pawel Harasim commented: “Since the very beginning, MMANIA.PL has put great effort into supporting the PLMMAF” Keep up to date with PLMMAF news at www.mmania.pl or on their Facebook fan page…