European Open champion Jack Shore aims for pro debut

Picture: Jack Shore’s hand is raised in the lightweight final of the IMMAF European Open alongside silver medal winner Geir Kare Nyland IMMAF lightweight European Open champion Jack Shore has revealed his decision to turn professional on March 5th in Ebbw Vale, Gwent, Wales. An opponent is yet to be…

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Jake Bond recaps facing teammate Warren Mason in European Open Final

Picture: Team UK coach John Maguire (far left), European Open silver medallist Warren Mason (centre, left), European Open champion Jake Bond (centre, right), and Team UK coach Nigel Burgess (far right). IMMAF.org recently caught up with flyweight gold medal winner Jake Bond following his triumph for Team UK at the…

World & European silver medallist Anja Saxmark is hungry for gold in 2016!

Through 2015, Swedish flyweight contender Anja Saxmark was one of the most consistently successful athletes to compete across the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA in July, and the IMMAF European Open Championships in November. Having reached the final on both occasions to eventually claim a pair of silver medals, Saxmark…

2015 Medallists Review Part 2

Picture: Iceland’s European Open flyweight champion Sunna Rannveig trades blows with World & European Open silver medallist Anja Saxmark of Sweden.  The rate of athlete evolution in many competing nations at IMMAF Championships this year was beyond expectations, and this became clear at the inaugural European Open as a number of anticipated results were shaken up.…

Haraldur Nelson expresses pride in Team Iceland success: “Some say it’s the Viking gene”

Iceland’s IMMAF European Open champions, Sunna Rannveig and Bjarki Thor Palsson. Haraldur Nelson, President of the Icelandic MMA Federation, has expressed his pride following Iceland’s competitive debut under the IMMAF banner at last month’s inaugural European Open Championships. IMMAF discussed prior to the European Open that Team Iceland were soon…

ATHLETES MEDICALLY CLEARED BY SAFE MMA FOR IMMAF EUROPEANS

• ONSITE MEDICAL PROVISION LED BY UFC ‘A’ TEAM • DRUG TESTS CONDUCTED AT FINALS • IMMAF PARTNERS WITH SAFE MMA FOR FUTURE ATHLETE CLEARANCE   [/spb_text_block] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) successfully partnered with medical consultancy and non-profit services provider, Safe…

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…

IMMAF President thanks Staff, Officials and Volunteers for their efforts at European Open

Kerrith Brown, President of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation, has issued a sincere message of thanks to all staff, officials and volunteers who played their valued role in the inaugural IMMAF European Open Championships of Amateur MMA, which took place in Walsall, England, from November 19th to 22nd. While…