Appetite for a Comeback – Part 2: Charlotte Lewis recovers after being told ‘You’ll never walk again’

Pictured: cutwoman Charlotte Lewis readying an MMA competitor. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran After her fast paced teenage years spent as a martial arts competitor, Charlotte Lewis joined Britain’s Royal Air Force at the age of just 19, continuing her adventurous and extrovert life journey. That is until a tragic workplace accident saw…

German MMA Federation builds UFC relationship, reports positive meeting with national Olympic Committee

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran 2018 is continuing as the most progressive year to date for the German MMA Federation (GEMMAF). GEMMAF President Clemens Werner declared this year as ‘a new beginning’ for the national body as Germany rose to gold medal prominence in multiple divisions at the 2018 IMMAF European…

IMMAF Definition of Amateur MMA Explained: Prize Money & Financial Gain

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The China International Mixed Martial Arts Federation has gifted half-a-million dollars in prize money for medallists and awardees at the 2018 IMMAF Asian Open Championships and Junior World Championships, taking place in Beijing from 10 to 15 September. This ground breaking development will see prize money…

1/2 MILLION DOLLARS PRIZE MONEY FOR IMMAF MEDALLISTS & EVENT DATE CHANGE

2018 IMMAF ASIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS & 2018 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS BEIJING – 10 – 15 SEPTEMBER* [Note date change] The China International Mixed Martial Arts Federation has gifted half a million dollars in prize money for medallists and awardees at the 2018 IMMAF Asian Open Championships and Junior World Championships, taking place in Beijing from 10 to 15…

IMMAF President visits Thai MMA Federation as OneShin Cup & Ignite Warrior Series flourish

Pictured: IMMAF President Kerrith Brown (left), TMMAF President Jitinat Asdamongkol (centre), Thonglor “Master Thong” Armatsena (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Ignite Warrior Series for amateur mixed martial artists has been described by FoxSports Asia as: ‘Thailand’s most glitzy and star-studded MMA TV show yet.’ IMMAF President Kerrith Brown is a guest of the Thai MMA…

Weight cutting

Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism documents consequences of weight cutting in MMA

Based on research collected in 2017 by IMMAF volunteer Ben Crighton and fellow researchers, the group’s latest case study was published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, documenting performance effects and harmful consequences through the ‘physiological and metabolic impact of extreme weight cutting by an elite male…

National federations unite to secure the future of MMA in Belgium

Pictured: Issa Isakov secured a silver medal for Belgium in the Senior Men’s Welterweight division at the 2018 IMMAF European Championships By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran This week, the Belgian MMA Federation (BMMAF) has announced itself as the latest IMMAF affiliate to unite with its national counterpart, following the historic announcement…