Moreno soars to capture historic first medal for Portugal

Pictured above: Portugal’s Mario Moreno takes victory in the IMMAF European Open quarter-finals – photo by Jorden Curran. Portugal’s Mario Moreno made his international IMMAF debut last week in sensational fashion, dramatically capturing the silver medal in the Men’s Bantamweight bracket at the 2017 IMMAF European Open Championships in Sofia,…

CAPMMA Encouraged by Potential Shown at Portugal’s National Team Tryouts

Pictured above: CAPMMA Director Luis Barneto The Portuguese MMA Athletic Commission (CAPMMA) recently completed tryouts for the National Amateur MMA Team, who will progress to compete at international IMMAF competitions throughout 2017. In contrast to previous tryouts where selection was based on a competition results, CAPMMA adjusted the format to…

2016 IMMAF European Open: Portuguese Tryouts

The Portuguese MMA Athletic Commission (CAPMMA) will host National Tryouts on October 9 ahead of the 2016 IMMAF European Open Amateur Championships. Regional clubs who will be competing at the Complexo Municipal de Tenis da Maia outside of Porto include Academia Unlimited, CAPMMA Club and Team Paulo Aguiar. For more information, live…

Medical safety standards at a high for Portugal’s MMA championships

Medical safety standards for amateur MMA in Portugal will continue at an all time high under The Portuguese MMA Athletic Commission (CAPMMA) and will be on display this weekend at the CAPMMA National Amateur MMA Championships. Bouts featuring in the national competition will also serve as qualifying for the upcoming…

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Portugal’s CAPMMA echoes IMMAF’s Call to Action following the passing of Joao Carvalho

The Portuguese MMA Athletic Commission (CAPMMA), Portugal’s national representative under the IMMAF, has echoed IMMAF’s Call to Action over the past week. It has strongly urged national governments to officially recognise and regulate the sport of MMA, and to enforce consistency in safety standards at a national level by supporting the voluntary governing bodies…

Portugal Names European Open Team

With tryouts having taken place on October 11, Portugal’s Comissão Atlética Portuguesa de Mixed Martial Arts (CAPMMA) has completed its selection process for athletes that will represent its nation at the IMMAF Amateur European Open Championships. The event takes place 19-22 November in Birmingham, England. The deadline for team registration expires today, October 16. Subject to…

Portugal develop national referee & judges course

Following the completion of IMMAF’s first international certification course for experienced referees in September, Portugal’s Comissão Atlética Portuguesa de Mixed Martial Arts (CAPMMA) will conduct the first stage of its national level course as a member of IMMAF, implementing knowledge gained from the IMMAF certification course that took place in Prague, Czech Republic, lead by…

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Tryouts round up ahead of IMMAF European Open

As the IMMAF European Open Championships approaches, from November 19-22, so does the October 16 deadline for competitor entries. Over the past weekend several IMMAF member nations held their national tryouts in order to determine their squad of athletes who will compete across the various weight classes at the IMMAF European Open in Birmingham, England.…