Finnish National Championships Results; Gold Medalists to Receive National Team Funding

The national Amateur MMA Championships of Finland concluded last month under the Finnish MMA Federation at the Ahjo Training Center in Kerava near Helsinki. Junior and senior level competition took place with gold and silver medalists qualifying to represent the Finnish national team at upcoming IMMAF-WMMAA international championships in 2019.…

Russian MMA Union Announces Plans for Women’s MMA Development

By IMMAF.org lead writer: Jorden Curran The Russian MMA Union recently announced that new steps have been taken to actively develop home grown amateur talent among women. Until now, the sole focus of the government regulatory body has been in men’s MMA, and with world leading success as tens-of-thousands of athletes compete across…

Norway MMA Federation Achieves Government Recognition

Pictured: Norway’s Camilla Mannes received her silver medal from MMA legend Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships. By IMMAF.org lead writer: Jorden Curran [London. 5 April 2019] The Norwegian MMA Federation (NMMAF) has confirmed the groundbreaking achievement of recognition for Amateur MMA under the Norwegian Sports Federation. IMMAF – WMMAA, the…

‘It’s Done!’: German MMA Federations Officially Merge to Form Single Governing Body

Pictured: GEMMAF president Clemens Werner (left) alongside GAMMAF president Adrian Bakos (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The German MMA Federation (GEMMAF) has announced confirmation of a complete and total merger with former rival national body, the German Amateur MMA Federation (GAMMAF). Following previous meetings and commitments to cooperate, a final meeting was held on…

IMMAF President End of Year Message

As 2018 draws to a close, IMMAF president Kerrith Brown reflects on the achievements of the past 12 months and looks ahead to the coming year: Dear Members, Participants and Supporters, We can celebrate a monumental year for the global MMA community in 2018 as the International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and…