Olympic wrestling icon Jordan Burroughs drops in on the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter series

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran USA wrestling legend Jordan Burroughs recently stopped by during filming of the UFC’s latest season of The Ultimate Fighter – currently enjoying its 27th series. A global star, the 29-year-old Burroughs is a four-time Freestyle Wrestling World Champion and won gold at the 2012 London Olympics.…

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…

MMA star Joanna Jędrzejczyk will carry the Olympic flame for Poland

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Photo by Jorden Curran Mixed Martial Arts competitor Joanna Jędrzejczyk, 30, will have the honour of carrying the Olympic flame for Poland during the torch relay heading to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The former UFC strawweight champion announced the news during a recent radio…

CEO reveals IMMAF-WMMAA merger is ‘close’, pending approval from General Assembly

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Densign White, chief executive of the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF), has revealed plans for the anticipated merger with counterpart regulatory body, the World Mixed Martial Arts Association (WMMAA). “We are very close to reaching a deal,” he explained, speaking at the November 11…

IMMAF Veteran Julia Dorny Represents Germany at the 2017 World Games

Photo by Anja Dorny. By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Amateur MMA veteran Julia Dorny this week travels to Wrocław, Poland, to represent the German Sumo team at the 2017 World Games. The prestigious, international multi-sport event takes place every four years, one year following the Summer Olympics, and consists of sports and disciplines…