Educational Video: MMA in Context – The Ground Game

The International MMA Federation (IMMAF) has released its latest educational video: MMA in Context. As an educational tool for Mixed Martial Arts, the feature has been produced with a layman audience in mind and aims to correct misconceptions, misinformation and prejudices surrounding use of the caged competition area and aspects…

IMMAF & WMMAA START AMALGAMATION OF NATIONAL FEDERATIONS

On 10 April, the International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA) announced an amalgamation for the global unification of the sport of MMA. Crucially this step is of key significance to MMA’s bid for sport recognition within the Olympic sport movement. Today WMMAA and IMMAF…

MMA WORLD GOVERNING BODIES AMALGAMATE

Pictured: IMMAF Director George Sallfeldt, IMMAF CEO Densign White, WMMAA President Vadim Finkelchtein and IMMAF President Kerrith Brown • WORLD MMA ASSOCIATION (WMMAA) AND INTERNATIONAL MMA FEDERATION (IMMAF) UNITE IN ONE BID FOR SPORT RECOGNITION (10 April 2018. London) The International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and the World Mixed Martial Arts…

How Diversity Dominated SIGA’s General Assembly; an Opportunity for Change in Sport

Report by IMMAF Brand, Commercial & Communications Director Isobel Carnwath Something is blowing in the wind right now; and that appetite for cultural change was no less apparent than at the recent Sport Integrity Global Alliance Forum and General Assembly in Rome (29 – 30 January). The iconic buildings of…

FIGMMA & NADO Italia: ‘The biggest anti-doping programme for pro MMA outside of UFC/USADA’

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Saverio Longo, President of the Italian Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FIGMMA), believes that his country’s national governing body for MMA is showcasing the best anti-doping programme for professional MMA outside of the groundbreaking UFC-USADA partnership. In recent months FIGMMA has informed IMMAF of three…