Team of The Year Nominee: Ireland (2019 Amateur MMA Awards)

While IMMAF and the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association (IMMAA) campaigns for sport recognition within Ireland’s government, the nation’s home grown talent continued to legitimize Irish MMA at the international level. In 2018-2019 team Ireland exemplified MMA’s prominence within the Emerald Isle. After Conor McGregor rocketed the sport to pop…

Coaches Prepare for MMA’s Legalisation in France

The IMMAF MMA Coaches Licensing Course took place at the Paris Racing Club in Paris, France, on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 September 2019, led by Director of Sport Development, Dr. Andrew Moshanov, and Commission Française de Mixed Martial Arts (CFMMA) President Bertrand Amoussou. The course took place in the same week that France’s various combat sports federations were…

Focus on MMA and Youth Development in Jamaica

Upon joining the IMMAF in early 2019; the MMA Jamaica Sports Federation had taken the first steps towards realising some of its key goals and ambitions. Along with the nationwide development of the sport; including the safeguarding of participants and the promotion of MMA; the MMAJSF also have a desire…