IMMAF to provide further athlete education following doping violations

Picture above: New Zealand’s Byron Chivers defeated USA representative Dallas Jennings in the 2016 IMMAF World Championships Middleweight final. Jennings subsequently failed his post-fight drug test. Yesterday IMMAF announced that an independent tribunal had found two athletes guilty of committing Anti-Doping Rule Violations at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships of…

IMMAF World Amateur MMA Rankings Updated Following Doping Suspensions

Following the suspension of two IMMAF athletes for doping offences in 2016, the IMMAF World Amateur MMA Rankings have been updated accordingly: Dallas Jennings (USA) has been stripped of his 612 points accrued at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships at UFC International Fight Week in July. The points deduction is now reflected in Team…

2016 IMMAF World Championships Medallists Suspended For Doping

An independent tribunal appointed by the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has found the following athletes to have committed Anti-Doping Rule Violations at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA at UFC International Fight Week in Las Vegas: Mr. Dallas Jennings from USA (Silver Medallist in the Men’s…

IMMAF heads discuss WADA setback: ‘The process is disturbing’

Pictured above: IMMAF President Kerrith Brown speaks at the Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA) 2016 General Meeting “It’s disturbing,” IMMAF President Kerrith Brown stated, when discussing the process that resulted in IMMAF’s application to the World Anti-Doping Agency being denied. In 2016 the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) submitted…

MMA medical event today marks developments for the sport in Ireland

Safe MMA Ireland, the regional arm of volunteer medical advisory body Safe MMA, is hosting the third edition of it’s groundbreaking medical lecture series today, spearheaded by consultant neurologist Professor Dan Healy. Taking place at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, today’s programme is as follows: CTE in MMA What it is, will…

China Promotes IMMAF Membership With Expo Demonstration in Beijing

Pictured above: demonstration MMA action at the 2016 IIEE Expo in Beijing.  In late 2016 the Chinese International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (CIMMAF) was formally launched following the announcement that China had become the newest Member nation under the IMMAF umbrella. Following the launch, CIMMAF began its educational duties to…