Richie Cranny Leads New Board Following Australian MMA Federation Elections

On Tuesday, August 6, Richie Cranny was confirmed via a member vote as the new president of national governing body and IMMAF – WMMAA member, the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA). Formerly the organisation’s vice-president, Cranny takes the reins from former president, Joe Minehan, alongside newly introduced…

‘Another Step into the Mainstream’: Aussie MMA Federation Praises Free-to-Air UFC Deal for TUF 28

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The Daily Telegraph in Australia recently revealed another mainstream boost for Mixed Martial Arts in the nation, announcing that the UFC had signed off on a deal for free-to-air showing of the hit reality TV show The Ultimate Fighter: 28, currently underway on Channel 10. The…

Arnold Classic MMA Championships: Australia

Australia’s national amateur MMA championships return to the Arnold Classic Sports Festival in March taking place at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, in association with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA). Victorious athletes will earn themselves a priority spot on the Australian national amateur MMA team…

Australia confirms its 2016 IMMAF World Championships Team

Joe Minehan, President of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA) has revealed the official team lineup of eight athletes who will represent the nation at this year’s IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA from Tuesday, July 5 – Sunday, July 10 in Las Vegas, USA. 2016 will mark…

MMA’s momentum in Australia: National Championship results

Australia’s MMA boom has continued to build steady momentum since the UFC’s long awaited return to the country last year, when the UFC 193 super show at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne saw headliner Holly Holm secure the bantamweight title from Ronda Rousey. Most recently, the UFC made its way to Brisbane on…

Arnold Classic: Australian National Championships

Australia’s national Amateur MMA Championships will take place at the Arnold Classic Multi-Sport Festival in Melbourne, on March 18, 19 and 20th. Governed by the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA). The competition will serve as a qualifying event for Australia’s national amateur team at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA. For…

IMMAF Officials Certification Course: Melbourne, Australia

In early 2016 the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA) will host two IMMAF Certification courses for experienced officials in Brisbane and Melbourne, conducted by world renowned UFC referee and IMMAF Regulatory Affairs consultant Marc Goddard.

IMMAF Officials Certification Course: Brisbane, Australia

In early 2016 the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Australia (IMMAFA) will host two IMMAF Certification courses for experienced officials in Brisbane and Melbourne, conducted by world renowned UFC referee and IMMAF Regulatory Affairs consultant Marc Goddard.

UFC 193: Building a legacy for Australian MMA

The UFC makes its long awaited return to Australia this weekend at Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium. Headlined by UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey taking on the undefeated Holly Holm, and Women’s Flyweight Champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk defending her crown against Valerie Letourneau, UFC 193 marks the promotion’s third stadium super-show, following the…