With Welsh MMA on the rise, local promoter utilizes IMMAF talent to maintain amateur development

By IMMAF.org lead writer, Jorden Curran Welsh MMA is undoubtedly on the rise. Throughout 2017, the trailblazing duo of Brett Johns and Jack Marshman continued to fly the nation’s flag in the UFC, the sport’s upper tier and leading promoter. Subsequently, Cardiff is arguably due a UFC event of its own.…

2017 UK National Amateur MMA Tournament

Via UKMMAF.org.uk: In partnership with BAMMA and the Bodypower Expo, the UKMMAF’s National Amateur MMA tournament will return to Birmingham at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). Following on from 2016’s successful tournament , BAMMA and UKMMAF are pleased to announce this years tournament will see the cage take a prime…

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UKMMAF 2017 European Open Team Trials

The United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UKMMAF) has announced the date for the UK Team trials, to go on to compete in the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) European Open Championships of Amateur MMA in Sofia, Bulgaria. At this year’s European Open Team UK brought home a total…

2016 UKMMAF European Open Trials

Via UKMMAF.org.uk: The United Kingdom Mixed Martial Arts Federation (UKMMAF) has announced the date for the UK Team trials, to go on to compete in the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF) European Open Championships of Amateur MMA in Czech Republic, at the Arena of Sparta in Prague. The trials…

Day 1 of the UKMMAF National Amateur Tournament

The UK MMA Federation (UKMMAF) kicked off its inaugural National Amateur MMA Tournament, in collaboration with BAMMA, at the 2016 BodyPower Expo in Birmingham, England, on May 14. The respective round robin tournaments are taking place across multiple weight divisions, with a host of British Amateur MMA talent, coached by the…

European Open veterans set to face off at BCMMA 15

A further three amateur contests have been revealed for BCMMA 15 in the UK on May 7, in addition to the previously announced bouts featuring competitors from the Norwegian National Amateur Team taking on British opposition. The amateur bouts of BCMMA 15 will be sanctioned by the UK MMA Federation (UKMMAF). IMMAF…

UK bouts confirmed for Team Norway athletes at BCMMA 15

Five amateur bouts have been confirmed for BCMMA 15 on May 7 with UK based competitors facing representatives of the Norwegian National Amateur Team. Upon the event announcement earlier this year, UKMMAF Secretary Nigel Burgess stated: “In the true spirit of amateur sport these athletes will have no prior knowledge of their opponents. Both teams will…