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Former European Open medallists in action this weekend

Four IMMAF Amateur veterans of the Irish and Icelandic National teams, including 2015 European Open champions, are in action this weekend on Saturday, July 30, in Liverpool, UK. Representing Iceland’s Mjölnir MMA, Amateur Featherweight competitor Bjarki Omarsson (6-4) will compete for the Shinobi Amateur Featherweight title, taking on Englishman Rob Zabitis…

2016 IMMAF Africa Open Championships: What to expect

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is fast approaching the 2016 IMMAF Africa Open Championships, in association with Mixed Martial Arts South Africa (MMASA), which will take place from 29 August to 4 September 2016 in Johannesburg. Hosted and commissioned by MMASA, South Africa’s national representative to IMMAF, the Championships…

IMMAF Worlds showcases international officials

Picture: IMMAF officials team, 2016 World Championships. Earlier this month Las Vegas was turned into a hub for developing MMA talent as the 2016 IMMAF World Championships welcomed over 200 Amateur competitors from countries and continents around the world, contested from July 5th to July 10th, culminating at the UFC…

Video: 2016 IMMAF Worlds Review Show

Picture: Camilla Mannes (Red, Norway) faces off against eventual winner Cornelia Holm (Blue, Sweden) in the Women’s Bantamweight final. Watch exclusive interviews, presented by Andreas Georgiou, with all Gold medal winners of the #2016IMMAFWorlds, as well as a wrap-up and review from IMMAF CEO Densign White and President Kerrith Brown.…

Lebanon’s Charbel Diab shocks IMMAF Super-Heavyweights

22-year-old Lebanese competitor Charbel Diab shocked the IMMAF Super-Heavyweight division last week at the #2016IMMAFWorlds, claiming Gold in the 265lb+ bracket with destructive ability. Standing 6’7″ and weighing over 330lbs, Diab was by far the largest man in his division, yet shattered expectations with some of the most impressive durability…