Athlete Health Remains at Risk Following House Bill 1388 in Missouri, USA; Local Combat Sport Events ‘May Go Out of Business Altogether’

By Dane McGuire, IMMAF U.S. Correspondent The United State Mixed Martial Arts Kick International Federation (UMMAF,) headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA can no longer sanction amateur MMA in the state. Representative David Gregory’s House Bill 1388, also known as the “child safety and deregulation bill” according to The Missouri…

Olympic MMA would curb the number of premature athletes turning pro, says USA chief

Following IMMAF setting its sights on the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles for MMA’s debut, USA MMA Federation (UMMAF) director Ryan Brueggeman weighs in on what it would mean for the sport. Per UMMAF.org: Ryan Brueggeman has had a substantial background in wrestling and Martial Arts. Mr. Brueggeman enlisted in the United States Navy where he…

USFL Affiliates with UMMAF for Youth Development

Pictured Above: UMMAF National Director Ryan Brueggeman (left) UMMAF President Frank Babcock (center) and IMMAF CEO Densign White (right).  St. Louis, MO, August 3, 2017: The United States Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UMMAF) has proudly announced a new partnership with the United States Fight League (USFL) as its recognized sanctioning…