Colombian Olympic Committee Journal publishes MMA research

[spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/1″ el_position=”first last”] The following research (translated from Spanish) was recently published in the Colombian National Olympic Committee Journal and was conducted by Jaime S. Barón Cuervo, President of OCAMM – the Colombian MMA Association (Asociación Colombiana de Artes Marciales Mixta). As an introduction to assessing MMA’s values…

FIGMMA Italian MMA Team Trials 2

FIGMMA holds the second stage of Italy’s National MMA Team Trials 2014/2015 on Sunday 18th January 2015 in Milan. The event is organized by Filippo Stabile’s “Stabile Fight Team”. Stabile stands as FIGMMA’s Director of Professional MMA in Northern Italy. The event takes place at Stabile Fight Team’s base at Gessate, via Marie…

“Boom!” Goes Malaysian MMA

Interview with Brent Yapp of MASMMAA (The Malaysian MMA Association) Words by Caio Lemos There’s a new “Asian Tiger” on the block! In economics, this is the group of countries known in the past for experiencing exponential growth, achieved through investment and education. Now Malaysian MMA is experiencing a similar…

Densign White Takes Over as IMMAF CEO

Olympian Densign White has been formally announced as the new CEO of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The British judoka has past international sporting credentials that include triple Olympian, World Championship medallist, 5 times European medallist and Commonwealth Champion. At the close of his competitive days, White chose…

IMMAF Review of Amateur MMA Application Criteria for International Competition

“The standardization of Amateur rules is essential to the development of international Amateur MMA”  The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) has conducted an evaluation of its 2014 IMMAF World Championships application criteria and its definitions of Amateur and Professional MMA. Difficulties relating to public record keeping have also been…