MMA champions who have carried the Olympic flame

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran This week former UFC strawweight world champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk (pictured above, right) represented both her home nation and the sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) as she carried the Olympic flame ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics, taking place Feb. 9-25 in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The Olympic flame, first introduced…

Nogueira brothers lead Brazilian return to IMMAF World Championships

Above: Rodrigo Minotauro Nogueira presents atheltes with medals at the 2016 IMMAF World Championships in Las Vegas By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran MMA’s iconic Nogueira brothers, Rodrigo Minotauro and Rogério Minotouro, are leading the charge for Brazil’s return this year to the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA. Brazilian…