2022 IMMAF Pan American Championships

The 2022 IMMAF Pan American Championships will take place in Monterrey, Mexico from 22 – 24 June (with athlete check-in and the Tournament Draw on 21 June). Hosted by FAMMEJL (the Mexican Federation of Mixed Martial Arts) at the Gimnasio Nuevo León Independiente hotel, the nations Continental Championships provides opportunity for Pan American athletes to experience international level competition close to home soil. The event will be IMMAF’s first Pan American tournament since before the pandemic, back in 2019.

The championship is closed to Pan American nations. Participating national teams include Aruba, Brazil, Colombia, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, United States and Uruguay, competing across sixteen weight categories (from atomweight to lightweight for women, and from strawweight to super heavyweight for men.)

Elite amateurs from across Pan America are welcomed to enter. Participation in IMMAF Continental Championships accrues ranking points for athletes and teams in the World Amateur MMA Rankings, with top-performing athletes seeded for the end-of-year IMMAF World Championships.

The 2022 IMMAF Pan American Championships finals will be available to watch live and for free on 24 June. The culminating day of the three-day, amateur MMA tournament will be available internationally on immaf.tv, and in Mexico (only) on Facebook, starting at 11am (UTC-5/local time) with an estimated run time of 5 hours.