IMMAF-WMMAA Championship Athletes Receive Honors at Annual Czech Martial Arts Evening

Photo via CzechFighters.cz By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Standout amateur mixed martial artists of the Czech Republic were recently awarded honors following their representation of the Czech national team at IMMAF and WMMAA international championship events in 2018. The annual “Night of Masters” ceremony is hosted by the Czech Union of Martial Arts,…

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Marc Goddard Joins IMMAF – WMMAA Administration as Director Of Regulatory Affairs.

The unified global governing body for MMA (mixed martial arts), IMMAF – WMMAA, is proud to announce that renowned referee Marc Goddard will be joining its administrative team as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Marc Goddard has served in a voluntary capacity on IMMAF’s Regulatory Affairs Committee since 2012 and already…

President Brown Comments on Rejection of MMA’s Claim for Sport Recognition

Today, IMMAF -WMMAA President Kerrith Brown commented on yesterday’s rejection of MMA’s application for Observer Status by the Global Association of International Sport Federations (GAISF), following a two-year process. This matters because Observer Status forms a marker on the pathway to official sport recognition, referred to by governments worldwide, giving greater powers to an…

Tajikistan Aims To Impress At First IMMAF-WMMAA Cadet Championships

Pictured: Young MMA competitors in the Republic of Tajikistan, regulated by the national MMA Federation By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran This year the International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and World MMA Association (WMMAA) will complete the inaugural Cadet & Pre-Junior Amateur MMA World Championships, welcoming national teams from across the globe to…

IMMAF CEO Confirms Changes to Ranking Points and Medal Allocation

Pictured: 2018 IMMAF – WMMAA World Championships – men’s lightweight medalists By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran IMMAF chief executive Densign White has confirmed changes regarding the allocation of ranking points and medals for IMMAF – WMMAA Championships throughout 2019, with immediate effect. Moving forward, a bronze medal will be awarded to both…

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GAISF to make decision about MMA membership status

Tomorrow, Monday 28 January, the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) will decide whether to accept IMMAF‘s application for Observation Status. Meanwhile, the World Anti-doping Agency has filed a response to IMMAF’s legal suit against it in the ordinary Swiss courts. IMMAF’s case disputes WADA’s rejection of its application to be a…