French MMA Athletes Triumph Following Sport Minister’s Promise of Regulation

French Sport Minister, Roxana Mărăcineanu, made the landmark announcement last April that set in motion plans to regulate the sport of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in France. The historical blockade placed upon the sport in France no doubt limited the nation’s talent development, but nevertheless, French athletes maintained relevance as…

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Aidar Makhmetov Comments on 3 MMA Federations Merger in Kazakhstan

Yesterday (25 December), the three mixed martial arts federations of Kazakhstan announced a merger, as reported by national news site Kazinform. The new, united organisation is the JSC Martial Arts Federation of Kazakhstan, comprising the former Mixed Combat Martial Arts Federation, the National Federation of Mixed Martial Arts, Pankration and Grappling…