Overwhelming success at India’s biggest Amateur MMA event of the year

India’s AIMMAA National Amateur MMA Championships produced a stunning showcase of competition in the city of Bangalore, within the South Western state Karnataka. Taking place at the Rajiv Gandhi Indoor stadium from September 30 to October 2, India’s largest and oldest MMA association and IMMAF affiliate, the All India Mixed…

2016 Bangalore Open: 200 competing athletes showcase the growth of MMA in India

India’s 2016 Bangalore Open MMA Championships further showcased the fast growing development of India’s grass roots MMA scene under the All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA), with 200 competing amateur athletes, including a number of guest fighters from neighbouring countries. The Association of Mixed Martial Arts Karnataka (AMMAK ),…

Will the UFC make its way to India?

Back in March IMMAF.org spoke with All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) National Commissioner, Daniel Isaac, who explained his belief of why India is indeed ready to host a UFC event for the first time. In previous articles the AIMMAA founder touched on the widespread presence of government backed AIMMAA sanctioning across India, in…

Daniel Isaac highlights AIMMAA safety protocols for Indian MMA

In a recent interview with TheRingsideView.com, AIMMAA Founder and National Commissioner Daniel Isaac highlighted the details of safety routines and essential protocols established by the All India Mixed Martial Arts Federation (AIMMAA). The AIMMAA serves as India’s government supported regulator of MMA, under the banner of the IMMAF. The AIMMAA Founder broke down the safety measures that…

Leading Indian businessman invests in MMA training centre

Picture via Facebook: CULT -The Workout Station Indian tech entrepreneur Mukesh Bansal has invested in a startup MMA training facility in Bangalore, India, known as ‘CULT’. Reported by The Times of India, Bansal’s fresh pursuit of a health and lifestyle direction has seen the leading businessman invest “an undisclosed amount in the Bengaluru-based…

SFL 47 results: India’s amateur scene continues to deliver

As the IMMAF World Championships approaches, India’s busy amateur scene continues to deliver with another weekend of grass roots developments showcased at SFL 47 in Delhi. Standout Indian MMA promotion Super Fight League hosted five amateur bouts on the undercard on it’s professional show last week with full regulation provided by the…

Sanctioned MMA reaches rural India

Regional organisers JFL recently completed a breakthrough Amateur MMA event in the rural north eastern area of India. The All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) informed IMMAF.org of their involvement in sanctioning the day’s competition, following notification from the governing body’s regional head of North East India. As India’s…

AIMMAA: ‘India is ready to host the UFC’

Continuing with our series of interviews with All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) National Commissioner Daniel Isaac, IMMAF.org takes a look at the developing potential for a UFC event to take place in one of the promotion’s most significant untapped markets. In 2012, UFC co-owner and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta discussed the promotion’s interest in making its way…

AIMMAA introduces certification system for MMA coaches in India

Recently IMMAF.org interviewed the All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) National Commissioner Daniel Isaac, who highlighted the positive developments and strong momentum that continues to build for MMA regulation in India under the stewardship of the AIMMAA and its national backing from India’s government – click HERE for the article. AIMMAA is one of IMMAF’s most active…

Growing the AIMMAA, India’s ‘Well Oiled Machine’

Picture: AIMMAA team members  The All India Mixed Martial Arts Association (AIMMAA) serves as one of IMMAF’s busiest members with active government supported regulation across the nation. With the second largest population on Earth, India has the great potential to be a giant of the MMA landscape with an ever…