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UFC set sights on New York & Madison Square Garden

[fullwidth_text title=”UFC schedules event in New York’s historic Madison Square Garden” alt_background=”none” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] UFC Press Release: Las Vegas ‒ UFC® today announced a series of important steps to bring mixed martial arts (MMA) events to New York.  These efforts include the scheduling of the organization’s first, professional MMA…

2015 IMMAF World Championships on YouTube

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is pleased to announce the release of all matches from the 2015 IMMAF World Championships on the IMMAF YouTube channel, starting from today. The highlights series, from the amateur MMA championship event, is already available on-demand at UFC FIGHT PASS® here: http://www.ufc.tv/category/immaf Now,…

2015 study compares injury rates between MMA and boxing

MixedMartialArts.com recently highlighted the Combat Sports Law Blog of Erik Magraken, a litigation lawyer and combat sports law consultant from British Columbia, Canada. Magraken reported the findings of a recently published study in The Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine, titled Combative Sports Injuries: An Edmonton Retrospective, comparing boxing and MMA injury rates over a 13 year period.…

IMMAF presents Member Services to the IAPA in Dublin

On September 18 the Irish Amateur Pankration Association (IAPA) met in Dublin, Ireland, with IMMAF Events Coordinator Alistair Pettitt. IAPA Board Members in attendance included John Kavanagh, Deano O’Sullivan, Andy Ryan, Paul Cowzer and Ray Butcher. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the various member services and support IMMAF has to offer…

IAPA to hold Irish Amateur Team Tryouts Under Safe MMA -Ireland

(London.24th September 2015) The Irish Amateur Pankration Association, the governing body for mixed martial arts in the Republic of Ireland, has announced that its national Amateur team tryouts will be held under the directives of SafeMMA-Ireland. SafeMMA- Ireland is the Irish branch of UK based voluntary medical consultancy and non-profit…

IMMAF veterans Mlambo and Kavanagh complete impressive pro debuts at BAMMA 22

IMMAF Amateur World Championships veterans Frans Mlambo and Sinead Kavanagh (pictured) successfully made their transition to professional competition last weekend at BAMMA 22 in Dublin. The Irish duo were both in action this past July at the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA in Las Vegas, USA as their team mate, Conor McGregor prepared…