Viking Raids; Iceland seek Gold at 2016 European Open

Pictured: Iceland’s 2015 European Open champions, Sunna Rannveig Davíðsdóttir and Bjarki Palsson 2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS On November 22 Iceland will begin its raid on the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships. The 2016 IMMAF European Open takes place at the Arena of Sparta in Prague, Czech Republic, from November 22-26. BUY TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE…

Can Romania’s Dinescu outshine her Nemisis at 2016 European Open?

Pictured: Romanian teammates Raluca Dinescu and Cristian Iorga 2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS BUY TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE While teammate Cristian Iorga looks to follow up on an impressive World Championships effort, could it be that third time’s the charm for Raluca Dinescu, as she anticipates the potential for a third meeting with…

2016 European Open Brings Fresh Opportunities For Portugal

Picture: Team Portugal from 2016 World Championships with returnee Milton Mateus pictured second right PRAGUE, 22 – 26 NOVEMBER BUY TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE Under the CAPMMA (Comissão Atlética Portuguesa de Mixed Martial Arts), Portugal’s MMA team has participated in every IMMAF World Championship and European Open since launch, namely the 2014, 2015 and 2016…

Bulgarian duo return to defend European Open titles

Pictured: 2015 European Open champions Daniel Galabarov and Alexandra Toncheva  2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS BUY TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE The Bulgarian duo of Alexandra Toncheva and Daniel Galabarov will return to defend their European Open titles at the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships in Prague, Czech Republic. The International Amateur MMA tournament…

The Lowdown on Team Austria

2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS PRAGUE, 22 – 26 NOVEMBER BUY TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE Team Austria stands among those who have supported IMMAF competitions since the 2014 IMMAF World Championships saw the first ever non-profit, international Amateur MMA tournament. The event saw Austria’s Hans Lackner beat tough competition in Poland’s Marcin Kalata to win…

Can Finland Repeat Last Year’s European Open Success?

Pictured: Finnish Flyweight Anette Österberg (red) faced Sweden’s Gabriella Ringblom (blue) at 2016 IMMAF World Championships finals in Las Vegas. 2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS BUY TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE The grass roots development of Mixed Martial Arts under the Finnish MMA Federation has resulted in the national amateur team consistently being one of…

Marcin Kalata

Can Team Poland Justify Jedrzejczyk Homage as ‘Toughest in the World’?

2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS PRAGUE, 22 – 26 NOVEMBER BUY TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE UFC 205 presented a compelling Poland vs. Poland showdown in New York on Saturday, as champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk successfully defended the Strawweight belt against a durable Karolina Kowalkiewicz over 5 x 5 minute rounds. In her victory…

Conor Mcregor

Irish Amateur MMA Team Demonstrates Depth of Talent Beyond Conor

Photograph by and courtesy of Per Haljestam Conor McGregor’s dual weight, world championship victory in New York, as the headliner for UFC’s historic debut at the Madison Square Garden, saw Irish MMA at an all-time high. Beyond Conor, Irish athletes have become renowned across MMA’s professional divisions, through the likes of Aisling Daly,…

MMA Italy

Will Team Italy Continue to Shine; Can Zannetti Touch Gold?

2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS PRAGUE, 22 – 26 NOVEMBER BUY TICKETS HERE: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE Team Italy is among the core European nations to have participated in all IMMAF World and European Championship tournaments to date. It is also the first nation to see its IMMAF champion succeed to UFC, in 2014 World Light Heavyweight medallist, Alessio…