Japanese trio targets IMMAF Oceania Open titles

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran In just over two week’s time, the Japanese trio of Kohei Maeda, Reo Yamaguchi and Teruhiko Kato will challenge to claim three titles for their country at the inaugural IMMAF Oceania Open Championships. 22-year-old Maeda (pictured) will lead team Japan’s campaign in Melbourne as the senior…

Olympic wrestling icon Jordan Burroughs drops in on the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter series

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran USA wrestling legend Jordan Burroughs recently stopped by during filming of the UFC’s latest season of The Ultimate Fighter – currently enjoying its 27th series. A global star, the 29-year-old Burroughs is a four-time Freestyle Wrestling World Champion and won gold at the 2012 London Olympics.…

2018 IMMAF Africa Open will be the biggest to date, event managers explain

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The 2018 IMMAF Africa Open Championships is anticipated to be the biggest Africa Open to date, enjoying continued growth since its inception in 2016. Sponsored by Media Scuffle, the event returns to South Africa for the third time, hosted by MMA South Africa (MMASA) and taking…

IMMAF AFRICA OPEN RETURNS TO JOHANNESBURG

The International MMA Federation is set to return to South Africa for the third iteration of its Africa Open amateur MMA Championships. Hosted by MMA South Africa (MMASA) and sponsored by Scuffle Media, the 2018 IMMAF Africa Open Championships will take place at the Brakpan Sports Centre in Johannesburg from…

Golden Mouthguard winner David Rivera back in action for Panama at IMMAF Oceania Open

Pictured: SAFEJAWZ co-founder George Dyer presents David Rivera with the Golden Mouthguard Award. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Panama’s David Rivera is set to enter his second international championship tournament under the IMMAF banner, the 23-year-old now being confirmed for the Men’s Bantamweight division of the 2018 IMMAF Oceania Open Championships…

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Former IMMAF champ Jose Torres calls for UFC debut in home town Chicago

Pictured: Jose Torres triumphs at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA Written by Dane McGuire, IMMAF U.S. Correspondent Chicago’s José Torres is quite simply one of the best examples of the benefit of IMMAF experience. Torres entered into MMA’s professional ranks with Titan Fighting Championships in 2016 after…

USA’s Darian Weeks enters the Oceania Open middleweight bracket

Pictured: IMMAF Amateur World Championships veteran Darian Weeks – photo by Jorden Curran By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Middleweight contender Darian Weeks (12-3) is set to represent the USA at IMMAF’s inaugural Oceania Open Championships, taking place from 16-18 March at the Arnold Sports Festival in Melbourne. In early February, Weeks qualified for…