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…

United States amateurs qualify for UMMAF national team 2018

Pictured: Chase Boutwell picks up his first international victory at last year’s IMMAF World Championships – photo by Jorden Curran Written by Dane McGuire, IMMAF U.S. Correspondent Following a three-day national championship tournament held between February 1-3 in Boonville, MO, USA, the country now has its representatives put forward for…

CTMMAA Launches MMA Governance in Taiwan; RFC- WOTD Hosts Team Taiwan Try-outs

Pictured: IMMAF President Kerrith Brown & CEO Densign White with Taipei state government’s city mayor The Chinese Taipei MMA Association (CTMMAA) hosted a ceremony on the 14th October at the Taipei City Sports Bureau in Taiwan, attended by Chairman Wang Zunkan, Taiwan Olympic Committee delegates and IMMAF President Kerrith Brown…

IMMAF Referees’ & Judges’ Certification Course Heads to Dublin

-LEAD BY UFC REFEREE MARC GODDARD The Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association is to host the next IMMAF Referees’ & Judges’ Certification Course in Dublin on 29 and 30 April. Conducted by IMMAF Regulatory Committee member and UFC referee, Marc Goddard, the international level course provides valuable theoretical and practical…

MMA Romania

IMMAF ANNOUNCES CUTMAN COURSES IN EUROPE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH JOE CLIFFORD

GRADE B AND C LEVEL COURSES IN LONDON AND BUCHAREST “The course addresses the need to educate seconds/ cutmen on appropriate corner care for fighters in treating minor injuries. Something that was previously shrouded in mystery, passed on through word of mouth, was seldom evidence based and endorsed the use…

Overwhelming success at India’s biggest Amateur MMA event of the year

India’s AIMMAA National Amateur MMA Championships produced a stunning showcase of competition in the city of Bangalore, within the South Western state Karnataka. Taking place at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor stadium from September 30 to October 2, India’s largest and oldest MMA association and IMMAF affiliate, the All India Mixed…

SIGA

Sport Integrity Global Alliance Officially Launches, with IMMAF as member

Pictured: ICSS CEO Emmanuel Macedo de Madeiros with IMMAF’s Kerrith Brown and Densign White on top table at SIGA launch Sport Integrity Global Alliance (SIGA), of which IMMAF is a signatory, held its official launch and media briefing in London yesterday. IMMAF President and CEO, Densign White and Kerrith Brown, were in…

Balkan MMA Championships, Oct 15-16

The third Balkan Amateur MMA Championships takes place later this month from October 15th – 16th, hosted by the Republic of Albania and the Albanian Free Fighting Federation (AFFF), in the nation’s capital city, Tirana. The international event takes place ahead of the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships. Alongside IMMAF…

Cutman

IMMAF & UKMMAF PRESENT ACCREDITED INTRODUCTORY CUTMAN COURSE IN MANCHESTER WITH JOE CLIFFORD

·      Manchester – 9th October 2016  The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) and United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UKMMAF) present an introductory, Grade C accredited cutman course in partnership with Joe Clifford on Sunday 9 October 2016 in Manchester. “The course recognises and addresses the need…

Super September for Irish MMA regulation

Photo via Facebook: Ireland’s national amateur MMA team secured the highest total of podium finishes (6) in Las Vegas at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships in July It’s been a historic month for the development of Irish MMA and the Irish Mixed Martial Arts Association (IMMAA). While the Emerald Isle…