UKMMAF Announces Biggest Women’s Team to Date for 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA Championships

Pictured above: IMMAF-WMMAA Junior World Championships gold medalist, Megan Morris By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Last week the UK MMA Federation (UKMMAF) confirmed the names of 10 women (6 seniors, 4 juniors) selected to represent the national team at IMMAF-WMMAA international amateur championships in 2019. The UKMMAF is confident of…

Reign Championship Launch Amateur MMA Showcase in Dubai: ‘MMA in UAE needs to grow in a healthy direction’

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Mixed Martial Arts is on the rise in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The glamour and excitement of the world’s fastest growing sport has captured the region’s attention, resulting in a growing appetite for an MMA scene. For newly established promotion, Reign MMA Championship, the…

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South Africa News: Team Try-Outs & Coaches Licensing Courses Coming Up!

IMMAF – WMMAA COACHES CERTIFICATION COURSE COMING TO GAUTENG, CAPE AND NATAL (SOUTH AFRICA) Mixed Martial Arts South Africa (MMASA) will be hosting the IMMAF – WMMAA Coaches Certification Course presented by Development Director, Dr Andrew Moshanov, across three provinces (subject to interest) – Gauteng, Cape and Natal. Each course will take place…

Team Canada and Junior World Champion Jett Grande Register for Pan-American Open

By IMMAF.org lead writer, photographer: Jorden Curran Canada is the first nation to complete registration for the first IMMAF – WMMAA Pan-American Open Championships, the national team set to depart for The Bahamas in May will feature reigning junior world middleweight Champion, Jett Grande (pictured above on the 2018 World Championships medal…

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Founding IMMAF President August Wallén Responds to Members on Youth MMA Rules

IMMAF founder and now Honorary President, August Wallén, today issued this response to concerns raised by some members about the modification of amateur MMA rules for under 18s competition: Although the overall response has been positive to the IMMAF – WMMAA board decision to prohibit head strikes in under 18s competition,…