Olympic gold medalist Farid Mansurov praises IMMAF champion Sanan Safarli

Following a breakthrough performance at the 2017 IMMAF European Open Championships, amateur Flyweight gold medalist Sanan Safarli (pictured above) was recently honored by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Azerbaijan. 2004 Olympic wrestling gold medalist and head of the National Sports Department, Mr. Farid Mansurov, praised Safarli,…

Smajic becomes first Men’s competitor to win IMMAF gold in two weight divisions

Sweden’s Irman Smajic became the first Men’s competitor to win a championship gold medal in two separate weight divisions when he triumphed at the 2017 IMMAF European Open Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. Smajic, who had previously earned European Open silver as a Heavyweight (-265lbs) in both 2015 and 2016, achieved his…

Moreno soars to capture historic first medal for Portugal

Pictured above: Portugal’s Mario Moreno takes victory in the IMMAF European Open quarter-finals – photo by Jorden Curran. Portugal’s Mario Moreno made his international IMMAF debut last week in sensational fashion, dramatically capturing the silver medal in the Men’s Bantamweight bracket at the 2017 IMMAF European Open Championships in Sofia,…

2017 IMMAF European Open Championships

– SOFIA, EFE HOTEL MARINELA – 29 MARCH – 2 APRIL 2017 – TOURNAMENT DRAW: 28 MARCH The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation officially announced that the 2017 IMMAF European Open Championships will take place in Bulgaria’s capital city, Sofia, from 29 March to 2 April 2017 at the EFE Hotel…