Winning Tradition: The USA continues living up to expectations through home grown amateur champions

Pictured: USA lightweight competitor, Quitin Thomas  By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Photography by Jorden Curran As the nation at the forefront of mainstream MMA, the USA is subject to interminable expectation for success. Despite competing among the highest level of amateur competition in the world, the USA national team has never…

Iceland’s Bjorn Lúkas reflects on thrilling form at IMMAF World Championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Photography by Jorden Curran Iceland’s Bjorn Lúkas Haraldsson fiercely made his way to the finals of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships. Despite missing out on the prestigious gold medal, Haraldsson paved his way with marvelous execution. Hailing from the small town of Grindavik, The 22-year-old Mjölnir MMA…

IMMAF World Championships Finals: Athlete Awards

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Following the climax of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships, two standout gold medalists received additional honors awarded by the Bahrain MMA Federation (BMMAF), presented by Sheikh Khalid Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports in the Kingdom of…

CABMMA celebrate Brazil’s successful return to IMMAF World Championships

Above: Michele Oliveira takes the unanimous decision victory to win IMMAF Worlds gold medal – photo by Jorden Curran Written by IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Last week the nation of Brazil made its competitive return to the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA having been sorely missed for the past…

Bulgaria digs deep for IMMAF world title wins after unsettling losses

Picture above: Delyan Georgiev (left) and Joel Arolainen (right) went the distance in a thrilling featherweight final By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Bulgaria was challenged by uncertainty heading into this year’s IMMAF World Championships. The likes of Alexandra Toncheva, Daniel Galabarov and Ferdun Osmanov had each contributed significantly to the…