Appetite for a Comeback – Part 2: Charlotte Lewis recovers after being told ‘You’ll never walk again’

Pictured: cutwoman Charlotte Lewis readying an MMA competitor. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran After her fast paced teenage years spent as a martial arts competitor, Charlotte Lewis joined Britain’s Royal Air Force at the age of just 19, continuing her adventurous and extrovert life journey. That is until a tragic workplace accident saw…

Referees & Judges Certification Course: Bogotá, Colombia

Colombia’s national representative to IMMAF, Asociación Colombiana de Artes Marciales Mixtas (OCAMM), will host IMMAF’s official 2-day certification course for referees and judges in the city of Bogota, conducted by course leader Marc Goddard. Participants gain valuable theoretical and practical training. Those who successfully complete and pass the course will gain…

Certified Cuts Team Assigned to 2017 IMMAF World Championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The most internationally diverse team ever assembled of certified cutmen and cutwomen is now confirmed for the 2017 IMMAF World Championships in Manama, Bahrain. Taking place at Khalifa Sports City Arena from 12 to 19 November, as part of Brave International Combat Week, the 2017 World…

Cutman Diary: ‘Epinephrine is a PED yet it’s given the blind eye’

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran In a series of new ‘Cutman Diary’ articles IMMAF.org talks to up-and-coming cutman Liam Bowes (pictured above at the 2017 IMMAF European Open). For near five years the 21-year-old has dedicated himself as a protege of top flight MMA and boxing cutman Joe Clifford, through years…

IMMAF Cutman Certification Course: Grade B

This one day Grade B level IMMAF Cutman Certification Course includes both theoretical and practical teaching and assessments. The Grade B level IMMAF Cutman Certification Course is aimed solely at those who have successfully completed the Grade C level course and must be supported by a Grade C level IMMAF…

Grade C IMMAF Cutman Certification Course

IMMAF hosts another International Cutman Certification Course at the Code Blue Training Centre in Dublin. This one day course is designed as an educational resource promoting athlete safety and duty of care to coaches working in MMA clubs and anyone working closely with MMA fighters and participants in training or…

Joe Clifford discusses the impact of cutmen at the Rio Olympics

On October 9 the IMMAF International Cutman Certification Course Grade C will be on offer in Manchester, UK, in partnership with accredited cutman Joe Clifford. The one day course is designed as an educational resource promoting athlete safety and duty of care to coaches working in MMA clubs and anyone…