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Leah McCourt: IMMAF Championships are the biggest challenge for an amateur

There is less than five weeks to go until the 2016 IMMAF European Open Championships, and reigning European Open and World champion Leah McCourt believes that international IMMAF competition is the greatest challenge for any amateur mixed martial artist. The 24-year-old Mother has become a role model for women in…

Northern Ireland will ’cause major upsets’ at the IMMAF European Open

Picture: Carl McNally lifting the Ulster flag with victory on the opening day at the 2015 IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA Competing athletes at next week’s IMMAF European Open Championships can expect to meet a “serious force” in the form of Northern Ireland’s national amateur team, according to Danny…

Ulster Amateur MMA Launches Novice Tournaments

Reported by Danny Corr of the Ulster Amateur MMA Association. See below for event photo gallery On 28th February, the Ulster Amateur MMA Association launched the first in its series of Junior and Novice tournaments and the result was outstanding. Over 80 competitors ranging from juniors to seniors descended on the…

Romanian MMA – Wallachia MMA Cup Results

On Sunday 14th December 2014 the Romanian MMA Federation hosted the finals of the Wallachia Cup of MMA in Bucharest. The 2014 competition season had brought together 27 participants from 12 MMA clubs, covering 10 counties across Romania. The Romanian MMA championships took place without injury, with almost half the matches ending in a decision and the other…

Ulster Amateur MMA Association is Formed

In Northern Ireland, the Ulster local government is to back the launch of the Ulster Amateur MMA Association on 31st January 2015. The new body is formed out of the former Mixed Martial Arts Federation of Ireland (MMAFI). In order to achieve sport recognition in the country it has been necessary to…