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IMMAF Member Federations Set for Financial Boost

One of the biggest challenges for many of IMMAF’s member federations is lack of funding. In countries where mixed martial arts is not yet recognised or supported by the government, the management of national federations relies on the goodwill and commitment of volunteers. This has a knock-on effect on the administrative structure of…

T.J. Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz: Striking breakdown

This weekend sees the highly anticipated UFC bantamweight title collision between Dominick Cruz (20-1) and world champion T.J. Dillashaw (12-2). Many anticipate this bout as being among the most technical blend of styles to ever meet inside the Octagon. The talk has been much centred around the evolution of each fighter’s world class striking with “footwork” having become the…

Update: NSAC approve Nick Diaz settlement

Picture via Twitter: Nick Diaz (left) alongside Brother Nate Diaz (right). On January 12th the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) is scheduled for a 9am-1pm (PST) Commission Meeting in Las Vegas where it is anticipated that the controversial ban of UFC veteran Nick Diaz will be reviewed and potentially altered. UPDATE:…

Albanian MMA

IMMAF’s Reaches 50 Members with Albanian Free Fighting Federation

(London.10th January 2016) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is proud to announce the Albanian Free Fighting Federation as its fiftieth member to join since launch in 2012. The Albanian Free Fighting Federation has been established for 2 years and is recognized as the national governing body for mixed…

UKMMA

Jake Bond recaps facing teammate Warren Mason in European Open Final

Picture: Team UK coach John Maguire (far left), European Open silver medallist Warren Mason (centre, left), European Open champion Jake Bond (centre, right), and Team UK coach Nigel Burgess (far right). IMMAF.org recently caught up with flyweight gold medal winner Jake Bond following his triumph for Team UK at the…

Egyptian MMA

The Egyptian MMA Committee Joins IMMAF

(8th January 2016)  The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) welcomes the Egyptian MMA Committee as the fifth African organization to join as a member. The Egyptian MMA Committee (EMMAC) was formed as democratic, non-profit sport federation under the directive of Egypt’s Ministry of Youth and Sport and intends to…

UFC announce events in Holland and Croatia

The UFC has today confirmed expansion into an additional two European markets, including Croatia and Holland. Debut events are lined up for Zagreb, Croatia on April 10th at the Zagreb Arena, and Rotterdam, The Netherlands on May 8th at Ahoy Rotterdam. UFC Europe revealed the news via Twitter with locations, dates and…

John Kavanagh: IMMAF world amateur champion Frans Mlambo is UFC calibre

Irish featherweight and IMMAF world amateur MMA champion Frans Mlambo made weight earlier today ahead of his second professional fight, taking place on January 8th in Tokyo, Japan. A product of SBG Ireland and team representative for Bahrain’s KHK MMA, Mlambo takes on China’s Changxin Fu tomorrow under the banner of Japanese promotion…

World & European silver medallist Anja Saxmark is hungry for gold in 2016!

Through 2015, Swedish flyweight contender Anja Saxmark was one of the most consistently successful athletes to compete across the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA in July, and the IMMAF European Open Championships in November. Having reached the final on both occasions to eventually claim a pair of silver medals, Saxmark…