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…

Marc Goddard: Unifying IMMAF & ABC in certification of MMA officials

Renowned MMA referee and head of the IMMAF Technical Committee, Marc Goddard, shared insight on recent developments with the USA’s Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC), who he explains have expressed an interest in developing further education and certification for MMA officials, based on the official IMMAF certification courses designed and…

MMA Official Vito Paolillo discusses his journey with IMMAF

Pictured above: IMMAF Regulatory Affairs Consultant Marc Goddard briefs teams and officials at the 2015 World Amateur Championships in Las Vegas. Vito Paolillo is among 21 experienced MMA officials who registered for a referee or judging position at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA. Alongside his international counterparts,…

IMMAF Officials Certification Course: South Africa

On January 30-31st internationally renowned UFC referee and IMMAF Regulatory Affairs consultant Marc Goddard will conduct an official IMMAF Certification Course for experienced officials, in collaboration with national IMMAF member Mixed Martial Arts South Africa (MMASA). We are proud to Inform all MMASA clubs that IMMAF will be hosting a Judges and Referee Certification…

IMMAF officials course comes to Bucharest, Romania

An additional IMMAF International Amateur MMA Referees & Judges Certification Course has been announced; scheduled to take place from Saturday, December 19th to Sunday, December 20th 2015 at the Club Sport “AGON” in Bucharest, Romania. Also read about the IMMAF International Amateur MMA Referees & Judges Certification Course in Arizona (USA),…

Czech Republic to host the first IMMAF International Amateur MMA Referees Certification course

  On September 12 the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) will hold its first International Amateur MMA Referees Certification course for experienced officials, in the beautiful city of Prague in the Czech Republic. The two-day course will be conducted by renowned UFC referee and IMMAF Technical Committee member, Marc Goddard ,…