The journey of IMMAF champion Serdar Altas and why now is the time to turn pro

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Photography by Jorden Curran For Sweden’s Serdar Altas, it all came together in 2017. His ascent to the pinnacle of amateur MMA was years in the making following his international debut at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships. Age 23, the Men’s flyweight competitor and IMMAF triple…

Competitor Safety Ladder sees Swedish amateurs progress to national team

Picture: Anja Saxmark (left) receives her silver medal at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA from SMMAF and IMMAF founder August Wallen As the founding nation of IMMAF, Sweden and the Swedish Mixed Martial Arts Federation (SMMAF) boasts some of the best and most effective government relations seen anywhere…