BAMMA 26 Sets New Benchmark for Medical Safety under SafeMMA-Ireland

via Safe MMA Press Release: BAMMA 26 INTRODUCES BRAIN SCANS AS PART OF ENHANCED ATHLETE MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS SAFEMMA- IRELAND PROVIDES INDEPENDENT MEDICAL CLEARANCE TO IMMAA STANDARDS 3 ARENA, DUBLIN 10th SEPTEMBER 2016 (Dublin.10th September.2016) British mixed martial arts promotion, BAMMA, sets a new benchmark for medical safety in MMA as…

Cameroon’s NLMMAC ready to build following successful amateur championships

The National League of MMA Cameroon (NLMMAC) have celebrated a “resounding success” following the completion of Cameroon Fighting Championship 5 on August 20, which saw the national body regulate its first official amateur MMA championship in accordance with IMMAF’s unified amateur rule set and with the supervision of medical professionals,…

Irish Championships: European Open Team Trials on Sept. 3

Pictured above: David Fogarty – 2016 IMMAF World Championships Flyweight Silver medallist IMMAF officially announced on August 23 that registration is open for the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships. The Amateur MMA tournament will span five days from November 22 to 26 in the Czech Republic, at the Arena of Sparta in…

OCAMM adds dates to Colombian National Championship circuit

The Colombian Association of Mixed Martial Arts (OCAMM) has added several dates to its 2016 national circuit calendar, beginning on September 11 and continuing on October 2 and November 12. The events will take place as the official national amateur championship for Colombia and will factor in to the national…

Day 1 of the UKMMAF National Amateur Tournament

The UK MMA Federation (UKMMAF) kicked off its inaugural National Amateur MMA Tournament, in collaboration with BAMMA, at the 2016 BodyPower Expo in Birmingham, England, on May 14. The respective round robin tournaments are taking place across multiple weight divisions, with a host of British Amateur MMA talent, coached by the…

FIGMMA Finale: Italy’s World Championship Qualifiers to be decided this weekend

Triangle Choke: Action shot from the Italian Championships of Amateur MMA in April 17 Following completion of the record breaking Italian Championships of Mixed Martial Arts in Rome on April 17, the final FIGMMA qualifiers for Italy’s National Amateur MMA Team will take place this weekend on May 7, at the Hung Mun…

FIGMMA: Italian National Championship Results

The 7th Italian Championship of Mixed Martial Arts took place in Rome on Sunday, April 17, with a record of 281 competitors and 67 fighters in the Amateur A-Division. Winners of the A-Division bouts secured their spot in FIGMMA’s final National MMA Team Trials that will take place back in…

European Open veterans set to face off at BCMMA 15

A further three amateur contests have been revealed for BCMMA 15 in the UK on May 7, in addition to the previously announced bouts featuring competitors from the Norwegian National Amateur Team taking on British opposition. The amateur bouts of BCMMA 15 will be sanctioned by the UK MMA Federation (UKMMAF). IMMAF…

Joao Carvalho

IMMAF CALL TO ACTION FOLLOWING PASSING OF MMA COMPETITOR JOAO CARVALHO

IMMAF (International Mixed Martial Arts Federation) again offers its deepest condolences to the family and friends of deceased MMA competitor Joao Carvalho, who sadly passed away following a match at TEF 1 at The National Stadium in Dublin, Ireland, on 9 April. Joao was a popular and well-loved young man…

UKMMAF Announce Annual National Invitational Amateur MMA Tournament

[ UKMMAF Press Release] The United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UKMMAF) and BAMMA have joined forces to present the first annual BAMMA Invitational UKMMAF National Amateur Tournament, which will take place from May 13-15 at BodyPower Expo 2016 at the NEC Arena, Birmingham. This event will become a staple…