CAPMMA Encouraged by Potential Shown at Portugal’s National Team Tryouts

Pictured above: CAPMMA Director Luis Barneto The Portuguese MMA Athletic Commission (CAPMMA) recently completed tryouts for the National Amateur MMA Team, who will progress to compete at international IMMAF competitions throughout 2017. In contrast to previous tryouts where selection was based on a competition results, CAPMMA adjusted the format to…

Medical safety standards at a high for Portugal’s MMA championships

Medical safety standards for amateur MMA in Portugal will continue at an all time high under The Portuguese MMA Athletic Commission (CAPMMA) and will be on display this weekend at the CAPMMA National Amateur MMA Championships. Bouts featuring in the national competition will also serve as qualifying for the upcoming…

CAPMMA reputation grows among Portuguese MMA promoters

The Comissão Atlética Portuguesa de MMA (CAPMMA) has informed IMMAF of a recent breakthrough, highlighting the growing reputation of the Portuguese regulatory body among MMA promoters. For the first time, a private promoter – Margem Sul Championship, lead by Geovanni Horta- has contacted CAPMMA, Portugal’s National Commission recognized by IMMAF, with…

Joao Carvalho

Portugal’s CAPMMA echoes IMMAF’s Call to Action following the passing of Joao Carvalho

The Portuguese MMA Athletic Commission (CAPMMA), Portugal’s national representative under the IMMAF, has echoed IMMAF’s Call to Action over the past week. It has strongly urged national governments to officially recognise and regulate the sport of MMA, and to enforce consistency in safety standards at a national level by supporting the voluntary governing bodies…

Danny Corr

IMMAF Forms Coaching Committee

Pictured: Coaching Committee Interim Chairman, Danny Corr The International MMA Federation has launched a panel tasked with the establishment of its Coaching Committee. The committee will sit alongside IMMAF’s other expert technical committees; its Regulatory Affairs Committee, its Medical and Anti-doping Committees and its Arbitration Committee, currently under different stages…