Imad Hoayek subject of video feature ahead of World Championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The journey of Lebanon’s top amateur mixed martial artist saw Imad Hoayek (pictured above) win his first international IMMAF gold medal this year at the Asian Open Championships in Singapore. As the most experienced athlete to represent Lebanon on the international stage, the Tristar Lebanon product has…

Ireland’s Hammond and O’Sullivan set to collide in domestic showdown

Above, from left to right: Irish national team mates Alexander O’Sullivan, Lee Hammond and David Fogarty. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Two of Ireland’s most promising young lightweight standouts will collide on August 19 as IMMAA national team veterans Lee Hammond and Alexander O’Sullivan face off for one of the Emerald…

IMMAF Veteran Julia Dorny Represents Germany at the 2017 World Games

Photo by Anja Dorny. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Amateur MMA veteran Julia Dorny this week travels to Wrocław, Poland, to represent the German Sumo team at the 2017 World Games. The prestigious, international multi-sport event takes place every four years, one year following the Summer Olympics, and consists of sports and disciplines…

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IMMAF champion Leah McCourt gets pro debut opponent

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Following months of speculation full details are now confirmed for the professional MMA debut of IMMAF World and former European Open amateur champion Leah McCourt. Standout European promotion, Cage Warriors Fighting Championships, revealed that Northern Ireland’s McCourt will face former Olympic judoka, 31-year-old Rizlen Zouak. The French…

Undefeated duo lead home nation Singapore into IMMAF Asian Open

Undefeated featherweight contender Charles Lew will lead home nation Singapore into next month’s 2017 IMMAF Asian Open Championships alongside 20-year-old bantamweight up and comer Lim Zhen Teng (pictured above), both products of Evolve MMA. Last April IMMAF announced that the Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Singapore (MMAFS) as the latest national…