Richie Cranny Leads New Board Following Australian MMA Federation Elections

On Tuesday, August 6, Richie Cranny was confirmed via a member vote as the new president of national governing body and IMMAF – WMMAA member, the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA). Formerly the organisation’s vice-president, Cranny takes the reins from former president, Joe Minehan, alongside newly introduced…

IMMAF Co-Founder Proud As Sons Enter ‘Unique, Safe Pathway’ for Young Athletes at Youth MMA World Championships

The historic first Youth MMA World Championships takes place this week under the auspices of IMMAF – WMMAA from 3-4 August in Rome, Italy. The international gathering, set to welcome 263 developing contenders, is the first of its kind with unprecedented global participation for a youth MMA event. The unique…

Italy’s Olympic Legacy Welcomes Youth MMA World Championships, Host Nation’s Vito Paolillo Discusses New Pathways Under a Perfect Setting

This week Italy is set to welcome over 260 young athletes from 27 competing nations as Rome hosts the inaugural IMMAF – WMMAA Youth MMA World Championships, from 3-4 August. Unified world governing body, IMMAF – WMMAA, once again teams with the Italian Grappling & MMA Federation (FIGMMA) to bring…

French MMA Athletes Triumph Following Sport Minister’s Promise of Regulation

French Sport Minister, Roxana Mărăcineanu, made the landmark announcement last April that set in motion plans to regulate the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in France. The historical blockade placed upon the sport in France no doubt limited the nation’s talent development, but nevertheless, French athletes maintained relevance as…