Russia’s Newest Prodigy, 20-Year-Old Igor Glazkov Wins Pro Debut With Single Punch

Former IMMAF junior world champion and senior European Open gold medalist, Igor Glazkov will be one to watch in years to come after winning his professional debut last month in St. Petersburg, dropping his opponent in the opening seconds with a left hook counter. The 20-year-old wrestling champion of Siberia…

IMMAF Medalist Anton Turkalj Goes The Distance With UFC Icon Gustafsson in Symbolic Bout

Anton Turkalj, a former IMMAF standout and medalist of the international amateur MMA platform went the distance this week in a no-gi submission grappling match with former UFC light-heavyweight title contender, Alexander Gustafsson. 23-year-old Turkalj faced off against Gustafsson, 32, going the ten-minute distance with Sweden’s greatest UFC star on…

Putting Malaysia on The Map: Colleen Augustin Claims First World Championships Medal For Her Nation

From Atomweight to Lightweight, a total of 96 women competed across 10 divisions at the 2019 IMMAF | WMMAA World Championships. Among the international standouts, a newcomer to the World Championships platform would emerge as one of the competition’s biggest surprises and most exciting new faces. In the women’s senior…

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…

Österberg Meets Öberg for Pro Debut, Eriksson Faces Vastamäki in Clash of Swedish Standouts

Pictured above: Anette Österberg (upper left), Elin Öberg (upper right), Frida Vastamäki (lower left),  Millie Eriksson (lower right). By IMMAF.org lead writer: Jorden Curran National teammates Millie Eriksson and Frida Vastamäki will face off on May 4 under the banner of Excellence Fighting Championship in Sweden, headlined by Finland’s former IMMAF World and European silver medalist, Anette Österberg, making her pro debut against dangerous striker Elin Öberg. In…