Delyan Georgiev, Bulgaria’s World Champion Takes Over Pound-For-Pound Rankings

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Senior men’s featherweight world champion Delyan Georgiev took over as leader of the IMMAF pound-for-pound rankings after successfully retaining his crown at the 2018 Amateur MMA World Championships. The historic IMMAF-WMMAA Unified World Championships took place from 11-18 November in Manama, Bahrain, with finals taking place on…

Toncheva and McCourt, former IMMAF world champions secure medals at IBJJF No Gi world championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF world champions Aleksandra Toncheva and Leah McCourt were in action over the weekend, competing at the World Jui-Jitsu IBJJF No-Gi Championships on 16-17 December in Anaheim, Californian, USA. The golden duo of amateur MMA met for the first time since the 2016 IMMAF…

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…

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…

Bulgarian duo return to defend European Open titles

Pictured: 2015 European Open champions Daniel Galabarov and Alexandra Toncheva  2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS BUY TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE The Bulgarian duo of Alexandra Toncheva and Daniel Galabarov will return to defend their European Open titles at the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships in Prague, Czech Republic. The International Amateur MMA tournament…

2016 World Championships: Team Bulgaria in Focus

Federation: Bulgarian MMA Federation Number of competitors: 8 Lead by Bulgarian MMA Federation President and former UFC fighter, Stanislav Nedkov, the experienced Bulgarian team bring three previous IMMAF medallists to the 2016 IMMAF World Championships. Both Heavyweight Daniel Galabarov and Strawweight Aleksandra Toncheva proved themselves to be two of Europe’s…

Bulgaria rule European Open at 115 & 265lbs

At last weeks’ IMMAF European Open Championships of Amateur MMA, from November 19th to 22nd in Walsall, England, Bulgaria achieved a total of four podium positions, including two Gold medals at opposite ends of the spectrum with Aleksandra Toncheva taking victory in the Women’s 115lb Strawweight category while Heavyweight Daniel Galabarov snatched the…