Focus on MMA and Youth Development in Jamaica

Upon joining the IMMAF in early 2019; the MMA Jamaica Sports Federation had taken the first steps towards realising some of its key goals and ambitions. Along with the nationwide development of the sport; including the safeguarding of participants and the promotion of MMA; the MMAJSF also have a desire…

Lasting Infrastructure Sees Bahamas Chosen to Host Pan-American Open Championships

IMMAF president Kerrith Brown referenced EMMAB’s ties to national sports authorities as a primary source for confidence in seeing the delivery of a successful continental open championships, after recently visiting the Bahamas National Sports Authority, pictured above (left) alongside Dr Kent L. Bazard (right), president of EMMAB. Following confirmation of the…

‘It’s great to be back, the stage is set’: IMMAF president Kerrith Brown checks in as historic 2018 World Championships approach

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran. The International MMA Federation (IMMAF) and World MMA Association (WMMAA) come together for this first time this month, in collaboration for the 2018 IMMAF-WMMAA Unified World Champions of Amateur MMA. The momentous nation vs. nation event is set to kick off on November 11 with both…

IMMAF CEO Talks MMA Grading and ‘Black Belt’ Discussion

By IMMAF.org lead writer/photographer, Jorden Curran On 21-23 September the IMMAF Coaches Licensing Course took place in Mexico City, welcoming 40 coaches from across the nation. The course was hosted by IMMAF Development Director Andrew Moshanov and Federacion de Artes Marciales Mixtas (FAMM), Mexico’s MMA regulator who are to award the first official…

IMMAF President invited to home of Manny Pacquiao, speaks at URCC Hall of Fame during Filipino MMA visit

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran IMMAF president Kerrith Brown visited the Philippines this week to join proposed IMMAF member, the Philippines MMA Federation, at a Hall of Fame ceremony hosted by leading national promoter, URCC Global. Mr. Brown joined Arthur Alvin Aguilar, founder of the national federation and URCC promoter. The BJJ…

IMMAF President visits Thai MMA Federation as OneShin Cup & Ignite Warrior Series flourish

Pictured: IMMAF President Kerrith Brown (left), TMMAF President Jitinat Asdamongkol (centre), Thonglor “Master Thong” Armatsena (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Ignite Warrior Series for amateur mixed martial artists has been described by FoxSports Asia as: ‘Thailand’s most glitzy and star-studded MMA TV show yet.’ IMMAF President Kerrith Brown is a guest of the Thai MMA…

LATEST: IMMAF MEETS WITH GAISF & WADA OFFICIALS AT SPORT ACCORD 2018

Pictured: IMMAF CEO Densign White By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Taking place in Bangkok, Thailand, the 2018 SportAccord Convention provided a valuable opportunity for the IMMAF leadership to network with influential figures from across several international combat sport bodies, in addition to meeting with head figures of the Global Association of…