Ukraine Expands Referee & Judges Education Nationwide

Pictured above: Certified referee Alexandr Lunga at the 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA World Championships By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The National MMA Federation of Ukraine continues to spread the global standard for MMA officiating, now unified under IMMAF and WMMAA. Following the amalgamation of the International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and World MMA Association…

After World Championships Upset Team Sweden Coach Discusses Adapting For 2019

Pictured above: Steam Sweden’s Robin Roos, Andreas Gustafsson Berg and coach Jörgen Hamberg – via SMMAF|Photography Viking. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The world’s number-one ranked nation in Amateur MMA will arguably host its most significant national championships in years as the Swedish MMA Federation begins preparations for its national team and…

AXS TV Unveils “Friday Night Fights” With LFA 57, Headlined By 2014 IMMAF Gold Medalist, Jose Mariscal

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF gold medalist Jose Mariscal (pictured above, left) will headline the upcoming card of LFA 57 on January 18 as part of the major new “Friday Night Fights” unveiling by AXS TV. On January 11 AXS unveiled the launch of “Friday Night Fights” for 2019, beginning on Jan.18. with…

AXS TV Unveils “Friday Night Fights” With LFA 57, Headlined By 2014 IMMAF Gold Medalist, Jose Mariscal

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF gold medalist Jose Mariscal (pictured above, left) will headline the upcoming card of LFA 57 on January 18 as part of the major new “Friday Night Fights” unveiling by AXS TV. On January 11 AXS unveiled the launch of “Friday Night Fights” for 2019,…

‘It’s Done!’: German MMA Federations Officially Merge to Form Single Governing Body

Pictured: GEMMAF president Clemens Werner (left) alongside GAMMAF president Adrian Bakos (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The German MMA Federation (GEMMAF) has announced confirmation of a complete and total merger with former rival national body, the German Amateur MMA Federation (GAMMAF). Following previous meetings and commitments to cooperate, a final meeting was held on…

CFMMA Announces French Team Trials & Elects New Board at General Meeting

The Commission Française de MMA (CFMMA) held a significant board meeting last month (4 December 2018) in Paris, in which national team tryouts were confirmed for 10 February in Paris [See here for details: www:weezevent.com/cfmma2019] and new board members were appointed. The President Bertrand Amoussou spoke positively of latest developments outlined in the meeting,…

‘It’s Done!’: German MMA Federations Officially Merge to Form Single National Governing Body

Pictured: GEMMAF president Clemens Werner (left) alongside GAMMAF president Adrian Bakos (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The German MMA Federation (GEMMAF) has announced confirmation of a complete and total merger with former rival national body, the German Amateur MMA Federation (GAMMAF). Following previous meetings and commitments to cooperate, a final meeting…

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Irish Medical Gold Standard Commended by President Brown at IMMAA 2019 AGM

The Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association (IMMAA) held its Annual General Assembly on Saturday (5 January) in Dublin at the Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross, attended by President Kerrith Brown and CEO Densign White of the unified world MMA governing body, IMMAF – WMMAA. President John Kavanagh’s opening report applauded IMMAA’s…