MMA Official Vito Paolillo discusses his journey with IMMAF

Pictured above: IMMAF Regulatory Affairs Consultant Marc Goddard briefs teams and officials at the 2015 World Amateur Championships in Las Vegas. Vito Paolillo is among 21 experienced MMA officials who registered for a referee or judging position at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA. Alongside his international counterparts,…

CFMMA completes first IMMAF Grade B Cutman Course in Paris

The French regulatory body for MMA under IMMAF, Commission Française de Mixed Martial Arts, recently hosted the first IMMAF certified Cutman/Second course in Paris. Leading separate courses at both Grade C & B level was veteran UFC Cutman and course designer Joe Clifford, alongside his mentor and long standing UFC…

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Brown Congratulates 257 Athletes Registered for 2016 IMMAF Worlds

Registration for the 2016 IMMAF World Championships at UFC Fight Week is now complete, with 257 athletes and 40 countries entered, totalling record numbers for IMMAF. Each weight class was capped at 32 entries, with space for reserves. Registered athletes are now to undergo clearance by IMMAF, UMMAF, Safe MMA, Tuff-N-Uff and the…

2016 IMMAF World Championships: Deadline Day

May 26th marks the deadline day for registration to the 2016 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA. The window for athlete registration will finally close at midnight AoE time (UTC – 12). As the final day of registration counts down, a current total of 214 amateur competitors are registered via MyNextMatch.com, spanning 31 nations…

Paris hosts first Certified IMMAF Cutman Course this weekend

Pictured above: Joe Clifford leads a CFMMA Cutman demonstration on his last visit to France Veteran UFC Cutman Joe Clifford will kick off the first certified IMMAF Cutman Course this weekend, May 28-29th, in Paris, France. Click HERE for more information. In conjunction with the French national regulatory body under…