UAMMA Coach & Officials Seminar, Funding Advice Workshop

This one day event hosted by the Ulster Amateur MMA Association (UAMMA) at the Corpus MMA Centre in Belfast, will be used to help participants of previous coaching courses complete their portfolios and to arrange assessments. For those new to the course, the day will help begin the process of…

Ulster’s Corr duo talk 2018 IMMAF Euros, preparing Northern Ireland for Junior division prominence

Pictured: Ulster MMA’s Gerard (left) and Jack Corr (right)  By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran 2018 Is the year that IMMAF begins implementation of its all new and ground breaking youth-development platform, beginning first with the IMMAF European Championships for Junior athletes, age 18-20, providing a safe an even field for young…

Toncheva and McCourt, former IMMAF world champions secure medals at IBJJF No Gi world championships

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Former IMMAF world champions Aleksandra Toncheva and Leah McCourt were in action over the weekend, competing at the World Jui-Jitsu IBJJF No-Gi Championships on 16-17 December in Anaheim, Californian, USA. The golden duo of amateur MMA met for the first time since the 2016 IMMAF…

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IMMAF champion Leah McCourt gets pro debut opponent

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Following months of speculation full details are now confirmed for the professional MMA debut of IMMAF World and former European Open amateur champion Leah McCourt. Standout European promotion, Cage Warriors Fighting Championships, revealed that Northern Ireland’s McCourt will face former Olympic judoka, 31-year-old Rizlen Zouak. The French…

Northern Ireland set for 2016 European Open; IMMAF Champion Meets Conor McCgregor at UFC Belfast

Pictured: Northern Ireland’s Leah McCourt (blue shorts) defeated Finland’s Mia Isola (red shorts) in the Women’s Lightweight final of the 2015 IMMAF European Open Championships 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships Northern Ireland are set for next week’s 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships taking place at the Arena of Sparta in…

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Leah McCourt: IMMAF Championships are the biggest challenge for an amateur

There is less than five weeks to go until the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships, and reigning European Open and World champion Leah McCourt believes that international IMMAF competition is the greatest challenge for any amateur mixed martial artist. The 24-year-old Mother has become a role model for women in…