Putting Malaysia on The Map: Colleen Augustin Claims First World Championships Medal For Her Nation

From Atomweight to Lightweight, a total of 96 women competed across 10 divisions at the 2019 IMMAF | WMMAA World Championships. Among the international standouts, a newcomer to the World Championships platform would emerge as one of the competition’s biggest surprises and most exciting new faces. In the women’s senior…

Malaysian Amateur MMA Star Colleen Augustin Sets Sights on 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA World Championships

21-year-old prodigy Colleen Augustin has set her sights on the 2019 Amateur MMA World Championships, following her gold medal winning showcase for the Malaysian national team at the Asian Open in May. The 2019 IMMAF – WMMAA World Championships and concurrent Junior World Championships are set to take place from…

Day 2 Recap: 2019 IMMAF-WMMAA Asian Open

Kazakhstan’s momentum at the 2019 Asian Open sees the nation edge closer to officially topping the event’s medal table. Advancing via their semi-final triumphs, an incredible 12 Kazakh athletes progressed to Saturday’s gold medal showdowns. Recap the surprises of Day 1 HERE. As the dominant team in Bangkok, Team Kazakhstan…

Theebaan Govindasamy brings Malaysian Invasion to the IMMAF world stage

Photo by YK Tang – MIMMA By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Kuala Lumpur’s Theebaan Govindasamy will be one of the exciting new additions to the middleweight bracket of the 2017 IMMAF World Championships. This year, the 27-year-old was crowned champion of Asia’s biggest domestic amateur MMA competition, Malaysian Invasion, and now…

How volunteers help make IMMAF championships a success

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Each year IMMAF is fortunate to welcome enthusiastic volunteers worldwide who contribute to the backbone of each international championship event. In June, the operations of this year’s IMMAF Asian Open Championships in Singapore excelled thanks to the commitment of those stepping forward to dedicate their time, effort…