2022 IMMAF World Championships

Hosted by the Serbian MMA Federation, the two amateur tournaments are to take place at Štark Arena, in Novi Beograd (Belgrade), Serbia, from 11 to 17 February. IMMAF’s OTT platform, immaf.tv, will stream all bouts for fans all over the world. 

The Championships will hold six weight divisions for female athletes, from Atomweight to Lightweight, and ten for male athletes, from Strawweight to Super Heavyweight. The competition will be conducted per the latest IMMAF Amateur rules

Over 520 athletes from 62 countries are expected to compete in Serbia, making the 2022 IMMAF World Championships the biggest event in the international governing body’s history. A number of champions from the 2022 season are set to return including: Sabrina de Sousa (BRN), Ramazan Gitinov (BRN), Magdalena Czaban (POL), Fergus Jenkins (NZL), Otabek Rajabov (TJK) and Veja Hinda (NAM).

The tournaments will be a part of IMMAF World Championships Week, which IMMAF World Championships Week will culminate with BRAVE CF 69 on February 18, at Štark Arena in Novi Beograd. This is BRAVE Combat Federation’s first event of the year and a confirmation of its commitment to helping grow the booming Balkan MMA scene. 

IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS WEEK SCHEDULE

Friday, February 10

IMMAF Coach Education and Certification Course (Day 1) – Location TBC

IMMAF Cutmen Training and Certification Course (Day 1) – Location TBC

Saturday, February 11

IMMAF Coach Education and Certification Course (Day 2) – Location TBC

IMMAF Cutmen Training and Certification Course (Day 2) – Location TBC

2022 IMMAF World Championships Registration, Tournament Draw & Media Day – Location TBC

Sunday, February 12

2022 IMMAF World Championships – Bracket of 32 for Juniors & Seniors (11 am, local time) – Štark Arena

Monday, February 13

2022 IMMAF World Championships – Bracket of 16 for Juniors & Seniors (11 am, local time)

Tuesday, February 14

2022 IMMAF World Championships – Quarter Finals for Juniors & Seniors (11 am, local time) – Štark Arena

Wednesday, February 15

2022 IMMAF World Championships – Semi-Finals for Juniors & Seniors (11 am, local time) – Štark Arena

IMMAF Amateur MMA Awards – Location TBC

Thursday, February 16

2022 IMMAF World Championships – Finals for Juniors (5 pm, local time) & Medal Ceremonies – Štark Arena

Friday, February 17

2022 IMMAF World Championships – Finals for Seniors (5 pm, local time) & Medal Ceremonies – Štark Arena

IMMAF Annual General Meeting (9 am, local time) – Location TBC

Saturday, 18 February 

BRAVE CF 69 – Štark Arena