2016 World Championships: Team Czech Republic in Focus

Picture: Czech Republic team from 2015 European Open  Federation: Czech MMA Association Number of competitors: 5 The Czech Republic national team bring five fighters to the 2016 IMMAF World Championships in Las Vegas with experienced fighter Michaela Dostalova leading the line for the Czech MMA Assosciation (CZMMAA). Former IMMAF World and European…

2016 World Championships: Team France in Focus

Picture: Team France  Federation: Commission Française de Mixed Martial Arts Number of competitors: 8 In its purest form, MMA is still greatly restricted in France, with many French practitioners competing under pankration rules. The Commission Française de Mixed Martial Arts (CFMMA) are working tirelessly to change this and it is obvious that…

2016 World Championships: Team Bulgaria in Focus

Federation: Bulgarian MMA Federation Number of competitors: 8 Lead by Bulgarian MMA Federation President and former UFC fighter, Stanislav Nedkov, the experienced Bulgarian team bring three previous IMMAF medallists to the 2016 IMMAF World Championships. Both Heavyweight Daniel Galabarov and Strawweight Aleksandra Toncheva proved themselves to be two of Europe’s…

2016 World Championships: Team Canada in Focus

Picture: Team Canada. 2015 IMMAF World Championships Federation: Canadian Combat Alliance Number of competitors: 9 After qualifying at the Canadian national finals in May, two of Team Canada’s successful 2015 medallists return to the United States for July’s IMMAF tournament, with Bantamweight Bronze medallist Sambath Kuhn and 170lb Silver winner…

2016 World Championships: Team Portugal in Focus

Picture: Team Portugal from left to right – Filipe Catanho, Milton Monteiro, Samuel Abobora, Milton Mateus, Paulo Covas Federation: Comissão Atlética Portuguesa de Mixed Martial Arts (CAPMMA) Number of competitors: 5 The Portuguese national team has been involved in major IMMAF tournaments since 2014, but despite being one of the most qualified IMMAF affiliates, the Comissão…