Ontario AMMA Open

Pictured above: Amateur Featherweight Ben Fouladi represented Canada at the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships in Prague, Czech Republic GriffinMMA and the Niagara Winter Games has expanded its Submission Grappling Tournament to include a 3-day Provincial AMMA tournament. Each finalist will be eligible to attend the National Team Tournament on…

World Champion Saeid Mirzaei wins final amateur bout

Picture: Saeid Mirzaei’s hand is raised at the 2015 IMMAF World Amateur Championships IMMAF light-heavyweight world champion Saeid Mirzaei won his final amateur contest on January 22, signing off with a 170lb performance and taking home one last title ahead of his anticipated transition to the professional level. The 6’2″ ‘Prince of Persia’ has competed…

World champion Saeid Mirzaei set for final amateur bout

IMMAF world light-heavyweight champion Saeid Mirzaei (11-3) is in preparations for a final amateur bout in his home of Canada before turning his attention to his professional aspirations. The 6’2″ ‘Prince of Persia’ has tested the waters at multiple weights from lightweight to light-heavyweight. He most recently competed at 205lbs, in which…

Canada’s Saeid Mirzaei has opportunity to become p4p king at IMMAF European Open

In less than two weeks Team Canada’s elite lineup of amateur MMA contenders will travel to the UK for the first time as a unit to compete in the first IMMAF European Open Championships of Amateur MMA. At the inaugural IMMAF World Championships in Las Vegas, 2014, Canada came away with a…