Athletes Announced for Junior World Championships (18s – 20s)

2018 IMMAF – WMMAA JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BRAVE INTERNATIONAL COMBAT WEEK • 12 – 17 NOVEMBER • MANAMA, BAHRAIN The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) have have released the provisional list of athletes for the 2018 IMMAF – WMMAA Junior World Championships at BRAVE International Combat Week from 12 to 17 November. Taking place at the Khalifa Sports City Arena, the 5-day, nation vs nation, amateur MMA tournament is part of a festival programme that includes professional MMA event, BRAVE 18 on the 16 November. The Junior tournament (for 18 to 20 year olds) will run concurrently with the Senior Championships (for 18s+). The inaugural Junior World Championships features 80 athletes from 33 nations. See below for Junior competitors listed a) by Nation and b) by Weight Division For information about athletes for the Senior World Championships go to: https://www.immaf.org/athletes-announced-for-senior-world-championships/ Please note that this information may be subject to change pending clearance, weigh ins and tournament check-in

JUNIORS LISTED BY NATION

ALBANIA Ermil Xhaferi – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) AUSTRIA Franz Hainzl – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) AZERBAIJAN Khayal Gahramanli – Men’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) Aliiskandar Aliyev – Men’s Jr Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs) BAHRAIN Ebrahim Darwish – Men’s Jr Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) Ali Yaqoob – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Yousif Sayyar – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) BULGARIA Radostin Angelov – Men’s Jr Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) Leonid Asparuhov – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) Zhivomir Iliev – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) Bozhidar Ivanov – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) CANADA albaraa atmeh – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) Jett Grande – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) CHINA Ri Hong Liao – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Jianabule Ahezhuole – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) X Tanghesi – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) COLOMBIA Dayan Alejandro Alape – Men’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) CZECH REPUBLIC Simon Bruknar – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Vojtěch Khol – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) Jakub Tichota – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) Peter Gabal – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) Jan Fajk – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) Karel Ludvík – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) Matěj Havran – Men’s Jr Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs) Lukáš Piffko – Men’s Jr Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs) FINLAND Elmo Peltonen – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) Omran Chaaban – Men’s Jr Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs) FRANCE Asaël Adjoudj – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) GERMANY Anna Gaul – Women’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) Wladislaw Keilbach – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) HUNGARY David Falu – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) Ákos Dénes – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) ICELAND Oliver Sveinsson – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) INDIA Yash Chandwal – Men’s Jr Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) Mahboob Khan Mohammed – Men’s Jr Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) Ariz Ahmad Khan – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) IRELAND Ger Harris – Men’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) Alexander OSullivan – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) Patrick Lehane – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) Trevor Makengo – Men’s Jr Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs) JAPAN Reo Yamaguchi – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) KAZAKHSTAN Yerulan Kabdulov – Men’s Jr Strawweight 52.2 kg (115 lbs) Gani Adilserik – Men’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) Fariz Abdalov – Men’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) Nurbolat Oteuov – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Daniyar Kazikhanov – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Miras Kazhimuratov – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) Mirambay Tabarak – Men’s Jr Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs) LEBANON Adon Ayoub – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) George Saade – Men’s Jr Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs) Elias Matar – Men’s Jr Light Heavyweight 93 kg (205 lbs) MEXICO Agustin Guzman – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Ismael Zamora – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Mauricio Rios – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) NEW ZEALAND Levi Hawkes – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) Amos Po Ching – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) Tipene Paranihi – Men’s Jr Middleweight 83.9 kg (185 lbs) NORTHERN IRELAND Jack Corr – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) POLAND Eryk Walecki – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) PORTUGAL Paulo Vieira – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Rui Morgado – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Zé Machado – Men’s Jr Lightweight 70.3 kg (155 lbs) José Correia – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs) RUSSIA Shamil Bahachaliev – Men’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 Kg (125 Lbs) Imran Satiev – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 Kg (135 Lbs) Elbek Alyshov – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 Kg (145 Lbs) Daniiar Kadyarov – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 Kg (145 Lbs) Ali Dalgatov – Men’s Jr Middleweight 83.9 Kg (185 Lbs) Magomedkhabib Umarov – Men’s Jr Middleweight 83.9 Kg (185 Lbs) Igor Glazkov – Men’s Jr Light Heavyweight 93 Kg (205 Lbs) Shamsutdin Makhmudov – Men’s Jr Heavyweight 120.2 Kg (265 Lbs) SOUTH AFRICA Marchell Posthumus – Men’s Jr Heavyweight 120.2 kg (265 lbs) SWEDEN Millie Eriksson – Women’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) THAILAND Phasit Supharojdilok – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 Kg (135 Lbs) TUNISIA Hamza Bahroun – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) UKRAINE Soltan Veliev – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) UNITED KINGDOM Megan Morris – Women’s Jr Flyweight 56.7 kg (125 lbs) Muhammad Mokaev – Men’s Jr Bantamweight 61.2 kg (135 lbs) Louis Lee Scott – Men’s Jr Featherweight 65.8 kg (145 lbs) WALES Roan Crocker – Men’s Jr Welterweight 77.1 kg (170 lbs)

JUNIORS LISTED BY WEIGHT DIVISION

MEN’S JR STRAWWEIGHT 52.2 KG (115 LBS) Ebrahim Darwish – Bahrain Mahboob Khan Mohammed – India Radostin Angelov – Bulgaria Yash Chandwal – India Yerulan Kabdulov – Kazakhstan MEN’S JR FLYWEIGHT 56.7 KG (125 LBS) Dayan Alejandro Alape – Colombia Fariz Abdalov – Kazakhstan Gani Adilserik – Kazakhstan Ger Harris – Ireland Khayal Gahramanli – Azerbaijan Shamil Bahachaliev – Russia WOMEN’S JR FLYWEIGHT 56.7 KG (125 LBS) Anna Gaul – Germany Megan Morris – United Kingdom Millie Eriksson – Sweden MEN’S JR BANTAMWEIGHT 61.2 KG (135 LBS) Agustin Guzman – Mexico Ali Yaqoob – Bahrain Ariz Ahmad Khan – India Daniyar Kazikhanov – Kazakhstan Imran Satiev – Russia Ismael Zamora – Mexico Jack Corr – Northern Ireland Muhammad Mokaev – United Kingdom Nurbolat Oteuov – Kazakhstan Paulo Vieira – Portugal Reo Yamaguchi – Japan Ri Hong Liao – China Rui Morgado – Portugal Simon Bruknar – Czech Republic phasit supharojdilok – Thailand MEN’S JR FEATHERWEIGHT 65.8 KG (145 LBS) Alexander OSullivan – Ireland DANIIAR KADYAROV – Russia Elbek Alyshov – Russia Eryk Walecki – Poland Franz Hainzl – Austria Hamza Bahroun – Tunisia Leonid Asparuhov – Bulgaria Levi Hawkes – New Zealand Louis Lee Scott – United Kingdom Mauricio Rios – Mexico Miras Kazhimuratov – Kazakhstan Oliver Sveinsson – Iceland Soltan Veliev – Ukraine Vojtěch Khol – Czech Republic Albaraa Atmeh – Canada MEN’S JR LIGHTWEIGHT 70.3 KG (155 LBS) Adon Ayoub – Lebanon Asaël Adjoudj – France David Falu – Hungary Elmo Peltonen – Finland Ermil Xhaferi – Albania Jakub Tichota – Czech Republic Jianabule Ahezhuole – China Patrick Lehane – Ireland Peter Gabal – Czech Republic Zhivomir Iliev – Bulgaria Zé Machado – Portugal MEN’S JR WELTERWEIGHT 77.1 KG (170 LBS) Amos Po Ching – New Zealand Bozhidar Ivanov – Bulgaria Jan Fajk – Czech Republic Jett Grande – Canada José Correia – Portugal Karel Ludvík – Czech Republic Roan Crocker – Wales Wladislaw Keilbach – Germany X Tanghesi – China Yousif Sayyar – Bahrain Ákos Dénes – Hungary MEN’S JR MIDDLEWEIGHT 83.9 KG (185 LBS) Ali Dalgatov – Russia Aliiskandar Aliyev – Azerbaijan George Saade – Lebanon Magomedkhabib Umarov – Russia Matěj Havran – Czech Republic Omran Chaaban – Finland Tipene Paranihi – New Zealand MEN’S JR LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT 93 KG (205 LBS) Elias Matar – Lebanon Igor Glazkov – Russia Lukáš Piffko – Czech Republic MEN’S JR HEAVYWEIGHT 120.2 KG (265 LBS) Marchell123 Posthumus123 – South Africa Mirambay Tabarak – Kazakhstan Shamsutdin Makhmudov – Russia Trevor Makengo – Ireland

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