‘I hope it happens’: Cornelia Holm responds to being called out and why it’s no surprise

Pictured: Holm stares down Camilla Mannes in the finals of the 2016 IMMAF World Championships By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Sweden’s Cornelia Holm completed her eagerly awaited professional debut last October, at Cage Warriors 87 in Wales, grinding out Portuguese striking specialist Diana Filipa to secure maximum points for a unanimous…

IMMAF Junior Championships (U21s): The next step in talent development

2018 will see IMMAF begin to implement its groundbreaking, regulated youth competition platform. This begins in June when the 2018 European Championships coincides with the European Youth Open (17-23 June)  – the first event of its kind.  The historic new direction continues in September as China hosts the 2018 Asian Open…

FIGMMA & NADO Italia: ‘The biggest anti-doping programme for pro MMA outside of UFC/USADA’

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Saverio Longo, President of the Italian Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FIGMMA), believes that his country’s national governing body for MMA is showcasing the best anti-doping programme for professional MMA outside of the groundbreaking UFC-USADA partnership. In recent months FIGMMA has informed IMMAF of three…

The inaugural Oceania Open will be the start of another regional legacy

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The region of Oceania will host its first international IMMAF championships in March when Australia launches the 2018 Oceania Open Championships in Melbourne. For back-to-back years the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA) has staged its annual national championships in collaboration with the…