Torres

IMMAF great Jose Torres aims for 9-0 talent showcase when he meets Alex Perez at UFC 227

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran At UFC 227 on August 4, IMMAF great Jose ‘Shorty’ Torres (8-0, 1-0 UFC) will aim to extend his undefeated professional MMA record with a second UFC triumph following his debut victory in the world’s leading MMA promotion. Once dubbed ‘the world’s most decorated amateur’, the undefeated…

UFC® RENEWS PARTNERSHIP WITH INTERNATIONAL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FEDERATION

Las Vegas – UFC® today announced the renewal of its partnership with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The extension stands as a continuation of the global brand’s commitment to supporting the safe practices and promotion of amateur mixed martial arts. “We are thrilled to renew our partnership and…

UFC star Siyar Bahadurzada aims to nourish MMA development among youth in Afghanistan

Above: Bahadurzada spoke during the post-fight press conference at UFC Rotterdam By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Afghan MMA star Siyar Bahadurzada made a triumphant return to competition on September 2, picking up his 23rd professional career victory after a 17-month layoff due to injury. The 33-year-old completed his emotional return at UFC Fight…

CSAC (California) Enacts New Fine for Weight Cut Failure

Pictured above: UFC veteran Mike Wilkinson weighs in on the 145lb mark – photo by Jorden Curran By Dane McGuire, U.S. Correspondent The California State Athletic Commission held a meeting on Tuesday (March 8) that will change bout contracts in the state. Should fighters miss weight under the CSAC, they…

UFC Veteran Aisling Daly to host MMA Seminar for IMMAF Athletes

2017 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS: COMPETITION WEEK SEMINAR SERIES Recent UFC veteran and women’s MMA pioneer, Aisling Daly, is to lead an athletes’ training seminar during competition week of the 2017 European Open Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria in March. About the IMMAF Seminar Series: IMMAF’s competition week seminar series is set to span…

Leaders

IMMAF Congratulates UFC Chief Financial Officer on Leaders Award

Pictured: Densign White and Kerrith Brown at the Leaders Under 40 Awards  Leaders™ has brought an exciting schedule of events to London this week for global sports business influencers, including its Sport Business Summit. Tuesday 4th October saw the official, black tie Leaders Under 40 Awards Dinner take place at the iconic…

GEMMAF aims to capitalize on UFC Hamburg success

Pictured above: former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett was victorious in the UFC Hamburg main event. The UFC realized a significant breakthrough in Germany this month when UFC Fight Night: Arlovski vs. Barnett took place at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg on September 3. For the first time the UFC…

Will the UFC make its way to India?

Back in March IMMAF.org spoke with All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) National Commissioner, Daniel Isaac, who explained his belief of why India is indeed ready to host a UFC event for the first time. In previous articles the AIMMAA founder touched on the widespread presence of government backed AIMMAA sanctioning across India, in…