Eliezer Kubanza claims first IMMAF gold for Congo

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) saw the crowning of its first IMMAF gold medalist at the 2017 Africa Open Championships as welterweight competitor Eliezer Kubanza topped the 170lb bracket. In February IMMAF officially welcomed the Democratic Republic of Congo MMA Federation (DRCMMAF) as its national…

2017 Africa Open: Opportunity to showcase national depth for South Africa

Pictured above: 2016 Africa Open, Stephen May picks up a unanimous decision victory over Axel Karlsson This week South Africa takes on the opportunity of showcasing the nation’s depth in amateur MMA talent, just three months ahead of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships. Mixed Martial Arts South Africa, the nation’s…

IMMAF Africa Open Can Be The Continent’s MMA Mecca

Above: 2016 IMMAF Africa Open Men’s Bantamweight Champion, Luthando Biko. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran As Africa’s biggest celebration of MMA’s grass roots, its flourishing youth and amateur talent, the IMMAF Africa Open Championships could soon see itself become a Mecca of the sport for the entire continent. The 2017 Africa Open sees the…