IAPA Sets New Safety Standards for Irish MMA

A committee meeting of the Irish Amateur Pankration Association, which represents MMA in the Republic of Ireland,  was held at SBG Concorde on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016, attended by officers Deano Wade, Paul Cowzer, Andy Ryan and John Kavanagh. Decisions were made on behalf of the IAPA with regards to the following 3 topics: Standards of…

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Tryouts round up ahead of IMMAF European Open

As the IMMAF European Open Championships approaches, from November 19-22, so does the October 16 deadline for competitor entries. Over the past weekend several IMMAF member nations held their national tryouts in order to determine their squad of athletes who will compete across the various weight classes at the IMMAF European Open in Birmingham, England.…

IAPA to hold Irish Amateur Team Tryouts Under Safe MMA -Ireland

(London.24th September 2015) The Irish Amateur Pankration Association, the governing body for mixed martial arts in the Republic of Ireland, has announced that its national Amateur team tryouts will be held under the directives of SafeMMA-Ireland. SafeMMA- Ireland is the Irish branch of UK based voluntary medical consultancy and non-profit…

IMMAF Welcomes the Irish Amateur Pankration Association

(London. April 2nd 2015) The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation is pleased to officially confirm the recent affiliation of the Republic of Ireland under the Irish Amateur Pankration Association (IAPA). The news was broken yesterday by Irish media outlet, Severe MMA , as revealed by UFC Senior Vice President and General Manager of…

MMA Injuries Event & the Irish Political Landscape

Just a week after politicians attended Fightor in Belgium, and on the same day that Norway’s Progress Party representative, Oskar Grimstad, attended the UFC in Stockholm, political waves were being made in Dublin, Ireland. Ireland consists of two political regions, Northern Ireland, which forms part of the UK, and the Republic…