Leeds United Legend, Rep. of Ireland International Gary Kelly Sponsors Ciarán Clarke for Amateur MMA World Championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran As Ciarán Clarke prepares for the 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA World Championships, he gave thanks this week to former Republic of Ireland international and Leeds United legend, Gary Kelly, who presented him with sponsorship in the lead up to the World’s premier competition for amateur mixed martial arts…

Former IMMAF World Silver Medalist Lucie Bertaud Joins UFC Champion Amanda Nunes at ATT

Image via Facebook Former IMMAF world silver medalist, Lucie Bertaud (above, left) was pictured this week at the world renown American Top Team facility in Florida, USA, alongside UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes (above, right). 33-year-old Bertaud, a former European amateur boxing champion, represented France at the 2015 IMMAF World…

GEMMAF and GAMMAF Agree To Cooperate for the Development of MMA In Germany

Pictured: GEMMAF & GAMMAF heads meet in Germany. The two existing governing bodies for mixed martial arts in Germany have reached a verbal agreement committing to future cooperation between the two organisations. IMMAF affiliate, GEMMAF (German Mixed Martial Arts Federation), and WMMAA affiliate, GAMMAF (German Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Federation),…

Benjamin Bennett: ‘Opponents at IMMAF World Championships were tougher than anyone I’ll face as a pro for at least a year’

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran In the men’s welterweight division of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships, Benjamin Bennett won the gold medal for the United States. In June of this year, he completed a successful pro debut in Belfast where his domination resulted in a doctor stoppage under the banner of Brave 13.…

Appetite for a Comeback – Part 3: Charlotte discovers new career path as certified cutwoman

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. A tragic workplace accident saw her confined to…

IMMAF CONFIRMS PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN FOR 2018 ASIAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS AND JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Board of Directors for the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has announced the breakdown of the half-a-million dollars in prize money gifted by the China International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (CIMMAF) for medalists and awardees at the 2018 IMMAF Asian Open Championships and Junior World Championships, taking place…