#ThrowbackThursday: Iran’s wrestling fans cheer for USA

In the spirit of #ThrowbackThursday, the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) takes a look back at some of the best sportsmanship and good morals displayed across the various platforms of Mixed Martial Arts and associated combat sports. As the two nation’s nuclear talks swamped the mainstream media, in 2013…

IMMAF Launches World Amateur MMA Rankings

See IMMAF World Amateur MMA Rankings http://www.immaf.technology/splitdraw/rankings.asp (London, UK. August 26th 2015) IMMAF has launched its IMMAF World Amateur MMA Rankings, in a first for the amateur divisions of mixed martial arts. The lists include both national team rankings and individual competitor rankings, by weight category and pound-for-pound. The rankings…

Mixed Martial Arts Federation Netherlands Dissolved

IMMAF offers late condolences to the friends and family of Jan Kraayvanger, chairman of the Mixed Martial Arts Federation Netherlands, who sadly passed away last year after losing his battle with leukemia. Due to the death of its chairman, the inactive Mixed Martial Arts Federation Netherlands has now been formally dissolved. IMMAF was informed of the unfortunate…

More Women’s Weight Divisions Added for IMMAF Competitions

In response to requests from national teams, further women’s weight divisions are to be added to future IMMAF competitions, at lightweight (155lb/ 70.3kg) and at welterweight (170lb/ 77.1kg). Subject to demand, IMMAF is prepared to open the two weight categories for the forthcoming 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships of Amateur MMA, which…

Turkey completes first Amateur MMA National Championship

On the weekend of August 15 Turkey successfully hosted the nation’s first National Championship of Amateur MMA in Cankiri city with over 100 athletes flocking to compete. Furthermore, the development of Amateur athletes isn’t the only thing building momentum in Turkey, as the Turkey Martial Arts & Self Defence Federation has also…