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IMMAF Forms Coaching Committee

Pictured: Coaching Committee Interim Chairman, Danny Corr The International MMA Federation has launched a panel tasked with the establishment of its Coaching Committee. The committee will sit alongside IMMAF’s other expert technical committees; its Regulatory Affairs Committee, its Medical and Anti-doping Committees and its Arbitration Committee, currently under different stages…

Growing the AIMMAA, India’s ‘Well Oiled Machine’

Picture: AIMMAA team members  The All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) serves as one of IMMAF’s busiest members with active government supported regulation across the nation. With the second largest population on Earth, India has the great potential to be a giant of the MMA landscape with an ever…

Belfast City Council Backs Youth MMA Centre Of Excellence

Pictured: Leah McCourt takes Gold for Northern Ireland in the 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships A unique and groundbreaking project for the world of MMA is nearing its final developmental stages in Northern Ireland. The project will see an MMA Centre of Excellence established in one of the most deprived areas…

Joe Clifford talks cutman courses & his combat sport journey

Picture: Joe Clifford (center, left) with members of the CFMMA at his course in Paris In recent years veteran Irish cutman Joe Clifford has seen a tremendous increase in demand for his Cutman Course which is now approved by Safe MMA and the IMMAF. The course has hosted a diverse attendance over the years including fighters, coaches, officials…

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As WMMAA accepts Pro athletes, IMMAF becomes sole international body for Amateur MMA

With 50 member nations under its umbrella the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) is now the world’s only international Mixed Martial Arts governing body dedicated solely to the development of genuine amateur competitors from the grassroots upwards. On February 8th the World MMA Association, who had previously provided a…

IMMAF congratulates CEO Densign White on Sporting Equals post

Picture – IMMAF board members from left to right: Bertrand Amoussou (France), Kerrith Brown (President), George Sallfeldt (Vice President), Densign White (CEO), Raymond Phillips (South Africa), Wissam Abi Nader (Lebanon).  Yesterday IMMAF.org reported that CEO and Olympic judoka Densign White had been voted in as the new Chairman of community sport…

Indian National Team Veteran Agasa Completes Pro Debut

The All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) has informed IMMAF.org that featherweight veteran Kanthraj Agasa, an alumni of India’s National Amateur Team, recently completed a successful professional debut at the BodyPower India Open MMA Championships 2016. The former Team India representative took part in the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur…

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IMMAF CEO Densign White Elected as Chairman of Sporting Equals

On Monday, February 15, IMMAF CEO Densign White was officially voted in as Chairman of British organisation Sporting Equals, following a previous tenure as acting chair. Sporting Equals exists to actively promote greater involvement in sport and physical activity by disadvantaged communities particularly the black and minority ethnic population. The body is a national…

Stephen Thompson talks longevity and ‘love of the point game’

On February 6, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson wowed the MMA world with a TKO destruction of former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks during the first round of their UFC Fight Night main event in Las Vegas. In recent times the UFC welterweight title picture has been a highlight of the promotion with…

IMMAF LAUNCHES AN ACCREDITED CUTMAN COURSE, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH JOE CLIFFORD

The International MMA Federation launches an accredited Cutman Course, in partnership with Joe Clifford on the 6th March 2016 in Dublin in the Republic of Ireland. The course will be jointly hosted by the Irish Amateur Pankration Association, in the Republic, and the Ulster Amateur MMA Association, which represents Northern Ireland.…