Czech and Slovak MMA Associations Commit to Collaboration Furthering National Growth

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran When the two international governing bodies of IMMAF and WMMAA came together in 2018, WMMAA brought with it the Slovak MMA Association (SZMMA) and the Czech Association of MMA (CSMMA). The latter is currently in the process of merger talks with IMMAF’s Czech affiliate, MMAA, whilst the SZMMA stands as the…

CFMMA Announces French Team Trials & Elects New Board at General Meeting

The Commission Française de MMA (CFMMA) held a significant board meeting last month (4 December 2018) in Paris, in which national team tryouts were confirmed for 10 February in Paris [See here for details: www:weezevent.com/cfmma2019] and new board members were appointed. The President Bertrand Amoussou spoke positively of latest developments outlined in the meeting,…

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Irish Medical Gold Standard Commended by President Brown at IMMAA 2019 AGM

The Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association (IMMAA) held its Annual General Assembly on Saturday (5 January) in Dublin at the Maldron Hotel Newlands Cross, attended by President Kerrith Brown and CEO Densign White of the unified world MMA governing body, IMMAF – WMMAA. President John Kavanagh’s opening report applauded IMMAA’s…

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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…

Colombia & Mexico Embrace MMA Coaching Seminars; Sport Development Spreads Across Latin America

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran IMMAF Director of Development, Andrew Moshanov, visited both Colombia and Mexico in recent months as Latin American nations continue to embrace grass roots development and regulation within the sport of MMA. Mr. Moshanov was hosted by the Colombian MMA Association (OCAMM) and Mexican MMA Federation (FAMM),…

Three AIMS sports federations gain provisional Olympic recognition

On 30th November 2018, International Olympic Committee (IOC)granted provisional recognition to the Federation Internationale de Sambo for Sport Sambo, the Federation of International Lacrosse and the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations. The move is aimed to demonstrate the close cooperation between the IOC and sports bodies, GAISF (Global Association of International Sport…