GUICHARD HEADS FRENCH PROSPECTS AGAINST BACKDROP OF POLITICAL BATTLE OVER MMA IN FRANCE

2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS BUY TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE Yesterday marked a seminal event in the unfolding history of MMA in France, where mixed martial arts competition is in practice prohibited, as cross-parliamentary politicians Patrick Vignal and Jacques Grosperrin presented the results of their research into the sport. It was understood that…

France Update – Undemocratic Sports Minister Decree Bans MMA Rules

“MMA UNLIKELY TO BE AUTHORIZED IN FRANCE” Source: http://www.liberation.fr/ Translated from French article by Par Guillaume Gendron using Google Translate A ministerial decree sets new conditions for organizing public demonstrations of combat sports, taking care to exclude the popular but maligned MMA, in a move against the legalization awaited by fans.…

SIGA

Sport Integrity Global Alliance Officially Launches, with IMMAF as member

Pictured: ICSS CEO Emmanuel Macedo de Madeiros with IMMAF’s Kerrith Brown and Densign White on top table at SIGA launch Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA), of which IMMAF is a signatory, held its official launch and media briefing in London yesterday. IMMAF President and CEO, Densign White and Kerrith Brown, were in…

Leaders

IMMAF Congratulates UFC Chief Financial Officer on Leaders Award

Pictured: Densign White and Kerrith Brown at the Leaders Under 40 Awards  Leaders™ has brought an exciting schedule of events to London this week for global sports business influencers, including its Sport Business Summit. Tuesday 4th October saw the official, black tie Leaders Under 40 Awards Dinner take place at the iconic…

Super September for Irish MMA regulation

Photo via Facebook: Ireland’s national amateur MMA team secured the highest total of podium finishes (6) in Las Vegas at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships in July It’s been a historic month for the development of Irish MMA and the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association (IMMAA). While the Emerald Isle…