Four Years in the Making, Raluca Dinescu Reflects on 2018 World Championships Triumph

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran December 16 marked the 18-year anniversary of Raluca Dinescu stepping into a martial arts gym for the first time. This year, she celebrated that memory as an Amateur MMA world champion. Dinescu, 32, clinched the senior women’s atomweight title in 2018 at the historic IMMAF-WMMAA Unified…

Host nation Romania rises to third place in IMMAF Euro18 senior medal table

Above: Super-Heavyweight Dorobantu Mihai wins gold, pictured with George Stanciu (left) and Amatto Zaharia (right) By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran The honour of hosting IMMAF’s 2018 European Championships presented a catalyst for this year’s host nation; the motivational boost saw Romania emerge as one of the standout successes of the international showcase, achieving a…

‘My strength & knowledge won’t fail me’: Dinescu excited by new strawweight challengers

Top Romanian Strawweight Ralcu Dinescu (pictured above, right) is currently the most experienced 115lb competitor within the IMMAF international amateur platform, following the departure of long time rival Alexandra Toncheva (above, center) who completed her pro debut last month. Dinescu (5-3) has been a prominent top contender in the world amateur…

RMMAF in talks for televised amateur MMA

Picture: Strawweight medalists from left to right – Raluca Dinescu (silver, Romania), Aleksandra Toncheva (gold, Bulgaria) and Amy Omara (bronze, UK) According to an article featured on MyNextMatch.com Romanian MMA Federation (RMMAF) President George Stanciu is working to finalize a deal that could see amateur MMA make its way to Romanian…