IMMAF champions at Brave 10: Mlambo strikes, Hussein welcomes valuable experience

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF amateur world champions Frans Mlambo (pictured above) and Abdul Hussein continued their exciting professional careers at Brave 10: The Kingdom Rises, in Amman, Jordan. Brave continues to thrive as the top flight professional organisation for Arabic MMA. The promotion’s success has been built on…

John Kavanagh: IMMAF world amateur champion Frans Mlambo is UFC calibre

Irish featherweight and IMMAF world amateur MMA champion Frans Mlambo made weight earlier today ahead of his second professional fight, taking place on January 8th in Tokyo, Japan. A product of SBG Ireland and team representative for Bahrain’s KHK MMA, Mlambo takes on China’s Changxin Fu tomorrow under the banner of Japanese promotion…

IMMAF champion Frans Mlambo scheduled for second pro appearance in Japan

IMMAF amateur world featherweight champion Frans Mlambo will make his second professional appearance next week on January 8th in Tokyo Japan, first reported by SevereMMA.com. The Irishman will compete under the banner of WMA against China’s Changxin Fu whose Sherdog.com record lists a 3-1 professional stint in the Chinese Kung Fu…

Marc Goddard Calls for Longer Time at Amateur Level for MMA Competitors

As the amateur mixed martial arts scene continues to grow around the world under the banner of  the IMMAF and its member nations, internationally renowned UFC referee and IMMAF Regulatory Affairs consultant Marc Goddard shared his hopes for the evolution and longevity of Amateur MMA. He expressed a strong desire to see fighters and coaches encouraged towards a…

TUF 22 Finale marks Frankie Edgar’s first bout with Bahrain’s KHK Fight Team

On December 11 former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will take part in his first fight as a member of Team KHK, a Bahrain based stable of international and Bahraini fighters financially backed by team founder Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, First Deputy President of the Supreme Council for…

IMMAF veterans Mlambo and Kavanagh complete impressive pro debuts at BAMMA 22

IMMAF Amateur World Championships veterans Frans Mlambo and Sinead Kavanagh (pictured) successfully made their transition to professional competition last weekend at BAMMA 22 in Dublin. The Irish duo were both in action this past July at the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA in Las Vegas, USA as their team mate, Conor McGregor prepared…