· 27 SEPTEMBER – 1 OCTOBER 2022
· LIGNANO SABBIADORO (NR. VENICE), ITALY
· SENIOR & JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS
· WATCH LIVE AT IMMAF.TV
The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation has announced its 2022 IMMAF European Championships for Lignano Sabbiadoro (near Venice) in Italy, to take place between 26 September and 1 October 2022, with matches commencing on 27 September.
The Championships will include two tournaments, for Seniors and Juniors, each featuring 16 weight divisions, spanning Atomweight to Lightweight for women and Strawweight to Super Heavyweight for men. The event will be hosted by the Italian Mixed Martial Arts Federation (FIGMMA), who hosted both the European Championships and inaugural Youth World Championships in 2019, and FEDERKOMBAT, the Italian Federation of Combat Sports part of the National Olympic Committee. Both tournaments will be aired live at immaf.tv.
IMMAF has its strongest footprint in Europe with 43 member nations. Of its European members, 6 sit in the top #10 senior teams of the World Amateur MMA Rankings, including Sweden, Ukraine, Ireland, Spain and Italy; while Ukraine, Poland, England and Ireland sit among the top #10 junior teams. The continent has also produced some of IMMAF’s best known exports including Muhammad Mokaev (England), Leah McCourt (Northern Ireland), Jack Shore (Wales), Manon Fiorot (France) and Italian Alessio di Chirico – IMMAF’s first gold medallist to compete in the UFC.