Can Finland Repeat Last Year’s European Open Success?

Pictured: Finnish Flyweight Anette Österberg (red) faced Sweden’s Gabriella Ringblom (blue) at 2016 IMMAF World Championships finals in Las Vegas. 2016 IMMAF EUROPEAN OPEN CHAMPIONSHIPS BUY TICKETS: http://bit.ly/2fbYaJE The grass roots development of Mixed Martial Arts under the Finnish MMA Federation has resulted in the national amateur team consistently being one of…

Finland dominates gold count at IMMAF European Open

Picture: Varpu Rinne takes a unanimous decision win over Candian Eloise Picard. The IMMAF European Open Championships of Amateur MMA concluded yesterday, November 22, with a total of 13 gold medal championships being awarded to victorious athletes at the pinnacle of their journey in Birmingham. There is no question that the Scandinavian…

IMMAF on the Move: Finnish MMA – Interview

The Finnish MMA Federation (FMMAF) or “Suomen Vapaaotteluliitto ry” stands true to its motto, “Be humble and work hard”. Despite achieving two gold medals and a bronze through their first participation at the World Championships in 2014, Finland wants to achieve yet more in 2015. Their credentials are good, so watch this…