Cyprus MMA Federation is Accepted by IMMAF

The Cyprus MMA Federation (CMMAF) has been approved as an observational member of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation. Based in Limassol, the CMMAF was founded in 2012 to support the development of and to promote the country’s MMA athletes. The federation is managed by representative coaches from each member…

One more step towards MMA Recognition in France!

News source: http://mmaenfrance.fr/un-pas-de-plus-vers-la-reconnaissance-du-mma-en-france/ The French Secretary of State for Sport, Thierry Braillard, announced in a press release on February 14 the creation of a watchdog for emerging practices in the field of martial arts and combat sports. This mission is entrusted to the President of the Confederation of Martial Arts and Combat…

The Gold Standard: Most Decorated IMMAF European Open Champions

Pictured above: 2016 European Open Men’s Flyweight medalists, from left to right – David Fogarty (Silver), Serdar Altas (Gold), Sanan Safarli (Bronze) Since its inaugural event in 2015 the IMMAF European Open Championships have grown to become the second largest event in amateur MMA, second only to the IMMAF Worlds. The…

IMMAF and Combat Sports Heads Welcomed by Lebanon President

Today, Friday 10 February 2017, IMMAF representatives President Kerrith Brown, CEO Densign White and Board Director Wissam Abi Nader were received by the Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Beirut. National representatives from other combat sports were present, including the Lebanese MMA committee, the Brazilian Jiu jitsu Committee, the…

IMMAF Heads Comment from Bahrain Press Conference for 2017 Worlds

Holding the IMMAF World Championships outside of the United States for the first time is a significant moment for the strength of IMMAF’s global brand, believe its heads Kerrith Brown and Densign White. The fourth IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA is scheduled to take place during November in Manama, Bahrain. IMMAF President Kerrith…

The IMMAF Meets WMMAA

The World Mixed Martial Art Association (WMMAA) Board of Directors, headed by Vadim Finkelchtein, invited IMMAF’s CEO and President to lunch in Amsterdam this afternoon to discuss how the two organisations can have a closer collaboration. CEO Densign White posted the news on Facebook and reported a positive first meeting. Though…