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Russian MMA Union Announces 2019 Competition Calendar

The Russian MMA Union has announced a break-neck, competition calendar for amateur MMA in 2019. Team Russia topped the medals tally at the recent IMMAF – WMMAA World Championships in Bahrain; and the federation’s cross-regional reach is indicative of its depth of talent pool and the proving ground competitors must test themselves…

German MMA Federation builds UFC relationship, reports positive meeting with national Olympic Committee

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran 2018 is continuing as the most progressive year to date for the German MMA Federation (GEMMAF). GEMMAF President Clemens Werner declared this year as ‘a new beginning’ for the national body as Germany rose to gold medal prominence in multiple divisions at the 2018 IMMAF European…

National federations unite to secure the future of MMA in Belgium

Pictured: Issa Isakov secured a silver medal for Belgium in the Senior Men’s Welterweight division at the 2018 IMMAF European Championships By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran This week, the Belgian MMA Federation (BMMAF) has announced itself as the latest IMMAF affiliate to unite with its national counterpart, following the historic announcement…

GEMMAF & GAMMA MEET OVER FUTURE OF MMA IN GERMANY

Two organisations met on Monday, 18 June in Bucharest, during the 2018 IMMAF European Championships, to discuss future of MMA in Germany; IMMAF affiliate, GEMMAF (German Mixed Martial Arts Federation), and WMMAA affiliate, GAMMA (German Mixed Martial Arts Association). The well anticipated meeting was attended by Clemens Werner, Vitalij Boev, Lutz…

All India MMA Association outlines schedule for remainder of 2018

The All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) has outlined its remaining events schedule for the remainder of 2018. A successful first quarter saw the BodyPower India Open Championships in January, which drew over 300 participants, setting the tone for the year’s national circuit. AIMMAA followed up by sanctioning the…

Island of Mauritius enters first international event at 2018 IMMAF Africa Open

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The Republic of Mauritius will be represented on the international IMMAF platform for the first time in May at the 2018 Africa Open Championships. Following Monday’s registration deadline, this year’s Africa Open is confirmed to be the biggest to date, enjoying the highest level of participation…

UK’s home nations meet to discuss regional regulation in England, Wales and Scotland.

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran On April 11, 2018, IMMAF hosted a landmark meeting in Birmingham, UK, to discuss regional regulation of MMA within the British Isles and how the United Kingdom’s  home nations can further development of the sport, respectively. Joining IMMAF President Kerrith Brown and Chief Executive Densign White,…

FIGMMA completes 9th Italian amateur MMA championships, 10 athletes tested by NADO-Italia

Hosted by the Italian Grappling and Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FIGMMA), the ninth edition of the Italian Amateur MMA Championships took place at the PalaOlgiata in Rome on March 25 with a record 338 competing athletes. The FIGMMA Italian Champions of 2018 are, in the Women’s categories: Giulia De Dominicis…

Belgian MMA Federation commits to international event series

The Belgian Mixed Martial Arts Federation (BMMAF) has committed to a prolific new initiative, hosting its own series of international open events throughout 2018 for registered athletes from clubs affiliated with their respective national governing bodies. The Belgian MMA Federation ushered in this new start during February, taking place in…