Change of Date & Location for IMMAF Pan American Championships

The very first IMMAF Pan American Championships of Amateur MMA has been moved back to April 24th to 26th in Toronto. More information is to follow regarding the challenges posed by local authorities that forced the change. The Canadian Combat Alliance has carried out incredible work to enable the event to go ahead. The “Pan American AMMA Championships” will follow a tournament format and the event includes open contests for Amateur Mixed Martial Arts, youth and adult submission grappling, adult Brazilian jiu jitsu and karate. In addition, fans can enjoy traditional Muay Thai and kickboxing matches featured at the event. The Amateur MMA  competition spans  a three day period and is open to attendance from Pan American Nations. Amateur MMA competitors eliminated in the preliminaries on April 24th may participate in the BJJ Championships or the Muay Thai Championships on Saturday April 25th; and Amateur MMA Competitors eliminated on April 24th,or April 25th may participate in the ISSGF Submission Grappling Championships or Kickboxing Championships on April 26th.  Finals for the IMMAF Pan American Championships of Amateur MMA will take place on Sunday evening (April 26th) in the form of a carded show. The contests are open invitationals, so that non-member countries from the American continents may be welcomed to discover IMMAF and its worldwide Amateur MMA movement. The event launches IMMAF’s wider global program of Amateur MMA competitions. The Americas have been pivotal in the evolution of the sport of MMA. The region is also renowned for producing high calibre talent, which will make this first annual tournament particularly compelling ahead of the 2015 IMMAF World Championships in July. To register for the IMMAF Pan American AMMA Championships, please visit: http://www.panamma.com/index.php/registration2 For information about the Canadian Combat Alliance visit:http://www.canadiancombat.com/ For information about the United States Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UMMAF) visit: http://usammakif.org/

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