2019 Africa Open sees 52% Growth From Previous Year, Regulatory Director Marc Goddard Commends African Nations

The 2019 Africa Open Championships under IMMAF – WMMAA concluded on May 25 in Johannesburg. In comparison to record breaking events such as the European Open or World Championships, now regularly boasting over 300 competing athletes from across the vast IMMAF – WMMAA global membership, the Africa Open is recognized…

Russian MMA Union Announces Plans for Women’s MMA Development

By IMMAF.org lead writer: Jorden Curran The Russian MMA Union recently announced that new steps have been taken to actively develop home grown amateur talent among women. Until now, the sole focus of the government regulatory body has been in men’s MMA, and with world leading success as tens-of-thousands of athletes compete across…