Leeds United Legend, Rep. of Ireland International Gary Kelly Sponsors Ciarán Clarke for Amateur MMA World Championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran As Ciarán Clarke prepares for the 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA World Championships, he gave thanks this week to former Republic of Ireland international and Leeds United legend, Gary Kelly, who presented him with sponsorship in the lead up to the World’s premier competition for amateur mixed martial arts…

OCAMM Colombian Nationals: Road to Bahrain

La Asociación Colombiana de Artes Marciales Mixtas (OCAMM) is set to host national qualifying championships on July 7, starting off the road to Bahrain and the 2018 IMMAF World Championships. Since joining IMMAF in 2015, The Colombian Association of Mixed Martial Arts has been active in providing a national competition…

All India MMA Association outlines schedule for remainder of 2018

The All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) has outlined its remaining events schedule for the remainder of 2018. A successful first quarter saw the BodyPower India Open Championships in January, which drew over 300 participants, setting the tone for the year’s national circuit. AIMMAA followed up by sanctioning the…

IMMAF CONTINENTAL EVENTS BECOME MORE INFLUENTIAL THAN EVER AHEAD OF 2018 IMMAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Pictured: 2017 European Open, Light-Heavyweight medallists – Gold: Anton Turkalj (Sweden), Silver: Kubaibergen Toleubayev (Kazakhstan), Bronze: Pawel  Zakrzewski (Poland), Bronze: Imad Hoayek (Lebanon). Since the event’s inception in 2014, the annual IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA have achieved continuous growth. In 2017, the IMMAF World Championships saw record participation…

United States amateurs qualify for UMMAF national team 2018

Pictured: Chase Boutwell picks up his first international victory at last year’s IMMAF World Championships – photo by Jorden Curran Written by Dane McGuire, IMMAF U.S. Correspondent Following a three-day national championship tournament held between February 1-3 in Boonville, MO, USA, the country now has its representatives put forward for…

2018 IMMAF World Championships

The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation’s World Championships returned to Bahrain from 11 to 18 November 2018, and again took place at Khalifa Sport City Arena in Isa Town, on the outskirts of Manama. A successful collaboration in 2017 between IMMAF and the Bahrain Mixed Martial Arts Association, with support…